Cybersecurity Awareness Month Continues

Boost your Cybersecurity Awareness with Tools to Watch, Listen and Read

text boxes showcasing the 4 steps everyone should take:Enable Multi-Factor Authentication Use Strong Passwords Recognize and Report Phishing Update Your Software

See Yourself in Cyber: Dopkins 4-part Series

For the past 19 years, October has been recognized as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States.  This year the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) have collaborated to create a campaign designed to provide information and resources to help educate the public.  Their campaign theme, “See Yourself in Cyber,” reinforces the human element of Cybersecurity.  With this campaign they have established four things you can do to increase your Cybersecurity posture.  To support this campaign Dopkins & Company has released a weekly blog discussing each of the topics below.   Although we’re into November, the need to remain vigilant against data breaches continues.  Read on…

  1. Enable Multi-Factor Authentication
  2. Use Strong Passwords
  3. Recognize and Report Phishing
  4. Update Your Software

Get a printer-friendly PDF of all 4 articles here.

While reading these blogs keep the theme (See Yourself in Cyber) in mind.  Each of these key action steps is something YOU can do to increase Cybersecurity at home, work, and school.  While each blog will discuss the actions individuals should take, they will also touch on how businesses can help their employees succeed with each action.

If you would like to have a conversation about Cybersecurity Best Practices at your business, contact Patrick Rost at or William Prohn at


Listen: tune into Cyber Sip™. Kevin Szczepanski, Partner and Co-Leader, of the Cybersecurity Team at Barclay Damon, LLP welcomed William Prohn, Director of Information Technology and Managing Director of Dopkins System Consultants.

Read: Cybersecurity: Where to start?

William Prohn's feature Article in Business first of Buffalo

In his article, William Prohn addresses essentials for staying safe online and best practices for both home and work computing environments.

Watch: The current threat landscape for Cybersecurity

An encore recording of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership program with William Prohn.

You’ve heard the phrase “Forewarned is Forearmed.” That has never been more true than in today’s ever changing Cybersecurity landscape.

How has the pandemic and world events impacted Cybersecurity?

What does your company need to worry more about…basic security or Russian hackers?

Unsure where to begin?

Introducing STARTegy: A Strategy for Getting Started with Information Security

STARTegy combines a Risk Assessment, Monthly Focus Sessions, and Employee Training and Testing into one comprehensive two-year program to provide virtual Information Security Officer (vISO) functions.

Defense Ready: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Dopkins is a Registered Provider Organization for companies doing business with the United States Department of Defense (DoD).

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) was developed by the United States Department of Defense (DoD). It is meant to protect against the theft of intellectual property and sensitive information.

Security Awareness Training with KnowBe4

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