Episode 108

BEWARE Strangers on the Phone

A-Jay and John are back with more of the hard-hitting news you've come to love.

1) A school vendor was hit with a ransomware attack knocking out communications and websites across the country.

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/thousands-of-schools-it-provider/

2) A UK Cell phone scam promising massive discounts if you gave the caller your second factor authentication code over the phone.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cold-calling-02-scam-artists-are-offering-40-plan-discounts-free-phone-contracts-for-your-security-code/?&web_view=true

3) How important are tech and cyber security certifications

https://www.cio.com/article/301512/10-hottest-it-certifications-today.html

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Skills and Stories to be a Well-Rounded Leader in Business

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John Barker

20+ years of technology, cybersecurity, and project management experience. Improving business operations to create a culture of better cybersecurity and technology practices. John is the Founder of Barker Management Consulting and the creator of the Business Samurai Program.

MBA, PMP, CISSP