Internet of Things

Tips for protecting IoT Devices

The internet of things (IoT) has become a point of focus for me lately.  Not too long ago I posted a YouTube video and wrote a blog about IoT and its relationship to data privacy.  In both the video and the blog my conclusion was very simple – there is an inverse relationship between more […]

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Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity Insurance – What you should know

As a small business owner, CarTek understands the importance of protecting your business.  Typically, we focus on helping companies to lower their risk by conducting assessments and providing cyber security solution recommendations.  However, there is another piece to the puzzle that is extraordinarily important in lowering risk.  That is the act of transferring risk with […]

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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality – In My Opinion

I am sure by now, you have seen the new internet privacy bill that was passed a couple of months back.  Well, I guess it is my turn to add my two cents.  So, hear goes.   When the new internet privacy bill was introduced, the chief argument from the service providers perspective was that […]

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Security Assessment - IT Consulting

IoT and Privacy – Can They Co-exist?

Google Home, Alexa, and Smart TV’s have pretty much taken the consumer side of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry by storm.  Each has sold millions of units in the United States alone.  Based on that amount of sales, we can infer that there is a demand for more convenience and easier access to information. […]

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Beware of Cyber Criminals

Common Causes of Your Website Getting Hacked

De’Von Carter of CarTek Consulting is the featured guest in video 3 of a 3 part series that focuses on website security – The focus of this video is common causes of your website getting hacked. [embed]https://youtu.be/LJxAKYqsyCM[/embed] In an effort to continue to educate business owners on some pitfalls to be careful of when it […]

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Identity Theft Is Real

What is SSL/TLS Encryption?

What is SSL/TLS Encryption? If you watched the most recent vlog, you know that we discussed SQL Injection attacks.  If you were really paying attention,  you noticed that we also discussed SSL/TLS encryption as well.  So, we thought it would be a good idea to put together a blog to give some detail on exactly […]

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What is a SQL Injection

De’Von Carter of CarTek Consulting is the featured guest in video 2 of a 3 part series that is focused on website security.  The focus of this talk is SQL Injections. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQ3hcOY5dDk&t=8s[/embed] What is a SQL Injection Before I can explain the specifics of a SQL injection attack, It is important that you understand a […]

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CarTek Consulting - Vulnerability Management

Indicators of Compromise For Your Website

De’Von Carter of CarTek Consulting is the featured guest in video 1 or a 3 part series that focuses on website security – The focus of this video is indicators of compromise. [embed]https://youtu.be/cbWpI7JhB2Y[/embed] Indicators of Compromise for Your Website Missing or inappropriate content –  After you have created a beautiful website that includes all of […]

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