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SEP 2018

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September 2018 / Security Dealer & Integrator 25 very slight; and to make matters more difficult, some email systems only dis- play names instead of the actual email addresses. 3 If someone sends you a link by email, pay attention to the URL of a website or the address of the email domain server. Malicious web- sites may look identical, but may use a variation in spelling or a different domain, such as .com vs. .net. 4 Be suspicious of unsolicited phone calls, visits or email messages from individuals asking about employees or other internal information. If an unknown indi- vidual claims to be from a legitimate organization, do your best to verify his or her identity directly with that company. 5 Do not provide personal infor- mation or information about your organization, including its structure or networks, unless you are certain of a person's authority to have the information. 6 Do not reveal personal or finan- cial information in email, and do not respond to email solicitations for this information. is includes following links sent in email. 7 Install and maintain anti-virus software, firewalls and email fil- ters to reduce some of this traffic. 8 Check your business's online banking accounts for unautho- rized activity periodically, and set up online alerts to notify you and your accounting team of account changes and transactions. 9 Never share banking credentials and passwords, and never log into an online banking portal from a public computer or a computer con- nected to a Wi-Fi network. UP YOUR GAME WITH WIRELESS Understand how Inovonics wireless allows you to offer your customers more. It's time to up your game and sell more, learn how: it just works Request information: 10 Adopt multi-factor authen- tication for all online bank- ing accounts and always log off the online banking account when it is not in use. ■ » Tim Pastore is the newest columnist to join the SD&I family. He is a Partner in the New York law firm of Duval & Stachenfeld LLP (, where he is the Chair of the Security Systems and Real Estate Cybersecurity Practice Groups. Before entering private practice, Mr. Pastore was an officer and Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the U.S. Air Force and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Pastore has represented some of the largest companies in the security industry. Reach him at (212) 692- 5982 or by e-mail at For more information about Mr. Pastore, please see his professional biography at: attorneys/timothypastore.

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