Thrive Gwinnett | Cybersecurity Awareness Month
https://youtu.be/C5iJ3Z-TIjk With October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month, what a better time than now to take a look at some of the new and peculiar threats ...
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United States Charges Russian Hackers
On October 15, 2020, the United States Department of Justice charged six Russian military officials for conspiring in a Russian cyberwarfare operation known as Sandworm. ...
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What Is a Zombie Computer?
With the month of October comes the spookiest of holidays: Halloween. And in the world of technology, few things are quite as frightening as zombie ...
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What Happens When You Download an Email Attachment?
When opening an email and clicking the attachment held inside, do you ever think about what goes on behind the scenes; before and after that ...
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Essential Password Security | Part Three
https://youtu.be/ng594vj1rvM So far in this video series, we’ve given you ground rules for better passwords and told you which ones to memorize. Now it’s time ...
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What’s New in iOS 14 | Hidden Features
Although the launch of Apple’s iPhone 12 is right around the corner, the tech giant is giving eager fans an early look at what to ...
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Thrive Gwinnett | Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Oct 21, 2020

With October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month, what a better time than now to take a look at some of the new and peculiar threats that you may unknowingly come in contact with on a daily basis.

In this episode of Thrive Gwinnett, we sit down with two of Rocket IT’s in-house security experts, Eric Henderson and Patrick Richardt.

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United States Charges Russian Hackers

Oct 21, 2020

Recently, the United States Department of Justice charged six Russian military officials for conspiring in a Russian cyberwarfare operation known as Sandworm.

Now, those allegations have reached the public eye and Russia is being held responsible for sabotaging national economies, interrupting government elections, covering up weapon testing, and more.

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What Is a Zombie Computer?

Oct 14, 2020

Do you sometimes think your computer has a mind of its own? As it turns out, it just might!

With Halloween right around the corner, here’s a spooky tale of zombie viruses, and how hackers are using this form of malware to take complete control of technologies and their resources.

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What Happens When You Download an Email Attachment?

Oct 13, 2020

When opening an email and clicking the attachment held inside, do you ever think about what goes on behind the scenes; before and after that file is clicked?

If you’ve left your inbox and device unsecured, it’s likely that you click, cross your fingers, and hope you can trust the source. But let’s say you’ve invested in cybersecurity. What happens next?

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Essential Password Security | Part Three

Sep 29, 2020

So far in this video series, we’ve given you ground rules for better passwords and told you which ones to memorize.

Now it’s time to learn how to create, store, and access all the rest of your passwords.

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What’s New in iOS 14 | Hidden Features

Sep 22, 2020

After three months of beta testing, Apple officially launched iOS 14 on September 16 for those individuals owning an iPhone model 6s or later.

Being the technology enthusiasts that we are, members of the Rocket IT staff spent the past few months delving deep into the beta; compiling a list of our favorite features that the new operating system ushers in.

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Essential Password Security | Part Two

Sep 15, 2020

In the last video, we left you with a long list of requirements to keep yourself secure.

Now, let’s start putting that plan into action and take a look at what it takes to craft the ultimate, secure password.

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Goodbye, Internet Explorer. Hello, Microsoft Edge.

Sep 8, 2020

Since its launch in 1995, Microsoft has struggled to convince people to adopt Internet Explorer. So much so that the browser has even found itself to be the joke of many popular online memes.

But as Microsoft slowly begins to end support for Internet Explorer on November 30, 2020 so it can focus on Edge, how does its newest browser stack up amongst the competition?

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Essential Password Security | Part One

Aug 27, 2020

While simply seeing the word “cybersecurity” may ignite an overwhelming feeling, rest assured that these simple ground rules will drastically improve your security at home and work.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be publishing a series of videos, to help you create better passwords, understand multi factor authentication, and learn some tips on how to keep your passwords organized.

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