COVID Chronicles with Nate Gravel

Title:
  • COVID Chronicles with Nate Gravel
Creator:
  • Bedrosian, Josiah
  • Gravel, Nathan
Description:
  • In Episode 6 of COVID Chronicles, Josiah sat down with Nate Gravel from Gravoc to discuss Security Awareness and how it's been altered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Nate Gravel, VP of Information Security and IT at GRAVOC, a consultant for small and mid-size businesses; IT services provider and security services. Businesses are working differently now, working and collaborating remotely and securely. Mr. Gravel emphasized the need for secure browsing and e-mail use. More malware is being used (e.g. Zoom bombing). Advice for using Zoom--Zoom is managing new vulnerabilities very well; it is important to update Zoom when prompted. Recommens using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) if possible. What is a VPN and how can that help? Virtual Private Network--set up by IT administrators; secures connectivity between your home and work systems. Recommends education by companies for staff to ensure secure practices. Advises users to be aware of targeted vulnerabilities in existing collaboration tools.
Date:
  • 04-15-2020
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Publisher:
  • Peabody Access Telecommunications

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Bedrosian, Josiah and Gravel, Nathan, “COVID Chronicles with Nate Gravel,” Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, Mass., accessed July 23, 2021, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/peabody/items/show/245.

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