4 Dangers of Using USB Thumb Drives and How to Secure Data

Available for Interviews:  Paul Tracey

Paul Tracey is the Founder & CEO of Innovative Technologies, a Managed Security Service Provider in New York, and is a national speaker, cyber security educator, small business advocate, and author of Delete The Hacker Playbook.

What Paul Tracey can say in an interview on
Thumb Drives:

 1. Malware potential. USB drives are a great way to make malware portable without breaking in through your internet access.  If USB access is open on your computers anyone can slip one in and in less time than you can make a single cup of coffee, have all of your data on the cloud.  Unfortunately, we are finding that this not only comes from bad actors adding malware on a regular drive but also from the supply chain. This is where the drive comes infected from the factory. Some attackers have also targeted electronic devices directly, and have infected items such as electronic picture frames and USB devices during production. When users buy the infected products and plug them into their computers, malware is installed on their computers.

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5 Things Business Can Do Right Now in the Extended COVID Environment

Available for Interviews:  Marc Freedman

Marc Freedman is Certified Expense Reduction Consultant advising businesses on keeping more of the money they make. He is also the author of Expense to Profit: Eliminate The Costs That Sabotage Your Growth.

Talking Points / What Mark Freedman can say in an interview:

 1. Remote Solutions. With most of your workforce working remotely, review your “new normal” solutions. 

 2. Office Leases. As a business owner you can reduce your office footprint by renegotiating leases.

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Hackers, Phishing, and Social Engineering: Protection With These Cyber Tips

Available for Interviews Phil Crowley

Philip P. Crowley, is a dedicated attorney who has been handling legal matters for pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical devices, information technology and other technology companies for over 30 years. He has also spent nearly 25 years on the board of trustees of the Stevens Institute of Technology, with substantial involvement in the oversight of academic innovation and entrepreneurship.


Talking Points from Phil Crowley
on How to Practice Good Online Hygiene

Hackers are threatening to  reveal personal details of some of the very famous clients of NYC attorney Allen Grubman, e.g. Elton John, Lady Gaga and Barbara Streisand.  We don’t yet know the details of how the hackers gained access to the system or what data they have. Nonetheless, the incident reminds us to exercise good “online hygiene” habits, i.e. cybersecurity, especially as more workers are working from home, either on business computers or home computers.

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