Jeff Dettloff Appears on WILX10 News on behalf of Defeat The Breach Coalition for CyberSecurity Awareness Month

Jeff Dettloff, Co-Founder of the Defeat The Breach Coalition appeared on WILX10 News Tuesday, October 6th to talk about how CyberCrime is on the rise during the pandemic, being prepared ahead of time to save you from scrambling when it happens to you and #CyberSecurityAwarenessMonth in Michigan.

Jeff Covers:

  • The biggest thing you can do is set up two-factor authentication (2FA)
  • Don’t click on anything (links, attachments, images) without checking the source
  • Don’t reply or engage with a sender you aren’t familiar with
  • Report suspicious emails to an IT Help Desk
  • Conduct antivirus scans on all of your devices (phone, personal and work computers)
  • Change your passwords, especially if you reuse passwords between accounts
  • Connect to public Wi-Fi using a VPN

  • On Two-Factor Authentication, Dettloff says,

    “It’s easy to avoid it or say I don’t want that because it’s too hard. But it is the number one way to keep attackers out.”

    Defeat The Breach offers free resources, guidance and counsel to anyone looking to figure out where to start.

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