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Chain letters: forward this or you will have bad luck for three years

In Cyber Security, Financial Services Technology by Amaya Swanson

Chain letters, as most of us remember them, used to be annoying emails that displayed hundreds of people’s email addresses as it was forwarded from person to person (blind carbon copy was a Great Unknown back then, evidently). The first known chain letter dates back to 1888, which consisted of a letter soliciting dimes, and instructing the readers to make …

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Social Media Best Practices

In Cyber Security, Financial Services Technology by Amaya Swanson

Social media is here to stay, and whether you’re on one platform or all of them, here are our best practices to keep you – and your information – safe: Lock it down. Nearly all social media platforms allow users to control their privacy and visibility, providing the opportunity to keep social media content private to only friends and accepted connections. …

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Stay Protected While Connected, Part Two

In Cyber Security by Amaya Swanson

Earlier this week we discussed the risks of public Wi-Fi  While using unsecured Wi-Fi is almost never recommended, we’re realistic and realize that sometimes you just have to get online. Here are reminders of the best practices to protecting yourself while on public Wi-Fi: Don’t allow your Wi-Fi to auto-connect to networks Don’t enter any of your Personally Identifiable Information (PII), …

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Stay Protected While Connected, Part One

In Cyber Security by Amaya Swanson

With holiday travel fast-approaching, many of us are facing hours at the airport, train stations, or sitting in random coffee shops. If you don’t have an unlimited data plan, it’s tempting to connect to the free Wi-Fi, even though you know it’s a terrible idea. Here is a scary list of everything that can go wrong when you connect to …

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Matsco Interview: Meet Kishen!

In Financial Services Technology by Amaya Swanson

Meet Kishen, Matsco Solutions’ Co-Head of Asia Operations! Kishen is Matsco’s longest tenured employee and started his career with Matsco in 2006. Q: What drew you to Matsco 12 years ago? Matsco Solutions was a young company that was growing very fast. I was interested in working with technology and Financial Services, so Matsco was a great fit. Q: Tell …