HACKED! Telmate

By Kevin Lancaster, IDAgent Exploit: Unsecured Database  Telmate: Correctional Facility Communications   Risk to Business: 2.014 = Severe An a misconfigured Amazon S3 Bucket is to blame for a nasty data breach involving Telmate, makers of the Getting Out app used for inmate communications. The app, (which charges an exorbitant fee of up to $0.50 per minute for families to communicate …

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The Eleven Critical Tips for Successful Videoconferencing: That’s a Wrap!

Whew. The last user has logged off, we’ve finished our post-meeting sprint to the bathroom, and now its time to get our notes together and think about what worked, what didn’t, and to get our actionable items documented and working, etc. Lets review the tips that got us here: PART 1: LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Lighting …

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The Eleven Critical Tips for Successful Videoconferencing: Part 3- In the Moment

OK! You’ve got your home studio set up (NBC ain’t got nothin’ on you!), you’ve staged your background, pressed your suit. Now it’s finally time to moderate your online meeting. It’s time to pay attention to how you look, what you say, and what you do – be engaged and in the moment. Please don’t …

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The Eleven Critical Tips for Successful Videoconferencing: Part 1- Location, Location, Location

The start of any good meeting (in person or virtual) always begins with your meeting preparation. And just like any good realtor will tell you, it’s all about “location, location, location.” LIGHTS: Your computer should be positioned so there is no bright light behind you. Keep your light in front of you, and at no …

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The Eleven Critical Tips for Successful Videoconferencing: An Introduction

Videoconferencing: A wonderful, almost magical technology that lets us stay home in our pajamas drinking rum coladas and playing with dogs during business meetings. There is a dark side, however, and that is the home, pajamas, rum, and dogs among a list of other no-no’s when conducting or participating in virtual meetings from your personal castle. These …

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New Ransomware Looks Like Your Office Copier

A second wave of the Locky ransomware variant called IKARUSdilapidated has been identified by security experts. The source of the ransomware is a botnet of zombie computers coordinated to launch phishing attacks that send emails and attachments appearing to come from a targeted recipient’s trusted business-class multifunction printer. This is the second wave of IKARUSdilapidated …

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