Month: February 2018

The Art of Phishing: How Cyber “Sharks” Hook, Line and Sink Their Victims

Unsuspecting users around the globe are becoming easy prey to increasing cyber security threats. A task as simple as checking your email inbox is no longer the innocent act it once was. In light of Shark Week, VPLS wants to remind you of the danger lurking in the sea of data that is phishing. Here …

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VPLS Basics: What is a Firewall and How Does It Work?

VPLS Basics: Firewall Security As technology develops and improves, so do the threats against your security structures and private information. For this reason, it’s become second nature to check for updates and install the latest software patches and firewall upgrades. But, how exactly does a firewall keep you safe from ongoing cyber threats from across the …

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The Winter Olympics: A Cybercriminal’s Wonderland

Go for the Gold in Cybersecurity During the Winter Olympics! As attendees from across the world focused their attention towards their favorite Winter Olympic team, another group of individuals seized the opportunity and focused their attention towards taking home their version of the Olympic gold: your personal information.  Let’s dive into the tricks and techniques of these cybercriminals and how they earned their “winnings” during the Winter Olympics 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 

VPLS Basics: A Presidential Lesson on Leadership Skills

  Lessons from Past Presidents on Leadership Skills Yes, President’s Day is here! While you could simply use this day to whip out coupons and buy yourself that espresso machine you’ve been eyeing for weeks, today is also a great opportunity to reflect on the leadership skills that many of our nation’s Presidents came to inherit. …

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Top 5 Tech Trends for 2018! Let’s Have a Heart-to-Heart!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether or not you’re a fan of Cupid’s arrow, this day is here to remind us of the value in communication. The methods of communication have greatly changed over time. Love messages once came in the form of a letter. Now, technology has evolved even further as our means of communication spread …

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VPLS Basics: Customize Styles in Word

Documentation is an essential element of any business. Whether such documents are used for internal communication or destined to reach valuable customers, a well-tuned document that is both attractive and coherent are key to effective communication. Let’s take a look at how Microsoft Word Style can help you achieve stylish documentation!

NSA Tools and Evolving Threats to Cyber Security

NSA TOOLS THREATEN CYBER SECURITY Are you curious as to why the National Security Agency (NSA) is popping up all over your newsfeed? Well, you’re not alone! Many Americans are asking themselves the same question and wondering what this shadowy organization has to do with one of the largest exploits to cyber security history.

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