Pointless Innovations

Innovation!  It’s the name of the game.  We tell our employees “be creative,” “be different,” “go create” and “make something special.”  Anything to make the program better, reduce risk and get people engaged.  However, there is a considerable downside to this line of thinking, especially in the world of risk management.  What the world needs Read more about Pointless Innovations[…]

CELL PHONE JAMMING ILLEGAL

Can you hear me now? Jamming cell phones is illegal.

Yes, the use of cell phones is prevelant everywhere.  You can’t see a movie without one popping up in the row in front of you.  Heck, you can’t even go to the restroom without someone talking or texting while taking care of personal business.  As a trainer, I understand the frustration that teachers go through Read more about Can you hear me now? Jamming cell phones is illegal.[…]

copier id theft

How to steal years worth of personal records

If there was one place to steal all of a person’s personal information from, where do you think that would be? And don’t say their mother, because there is a better source that good ole mom. Everyday people around the globe walk up to a 4 foot tall machine, place their sensitive paperwork on the Read more about How to steal years worth of personal records[…]

What should I look for in a Cyber Audit?

It is always hard to vet a vendor, but cyber audit vendors may pose more difficult challenges.  Here are a few designations that should help determine their worthiness. Are they members of ISSA or ISACA? Do they hold the CISSP desingation? Follow the ISO 27000 series for these types of audits.

Is there a database to search or report stolen Apple computers?

Sure, MAC’s are more fun,  but in a school environment they are also more likely to be stolen than PC’s.  Why?  Street resale values.  Everybody wants one.  Wasn’t that a song by Billy Squire – sorry, close but wrong song. If your MAC or Apple product was stolen, you can report it at  http://www.mark-up.com/stolen/ Or Read more about Is there a database to search or report stolen Apple computers?[…]

How can I protect my laptops from theft in office or classroom environments?

Why Are Laptops So Easy To Steal Let’s face it, those cheap rollaway carts (like the ones pictured below) that are used in schools are so flimsy, that it is very easy to break into them and steal the laptops.   Get a real safe – one that is burglary rated.  http://www.amsecusa.com/Burglary_and_Fire_Protection/BF_Series_Gun_Safes/ Or check out Read more about How can I protect my laptops from theft in office or classroom environments?[…]