Charlotte Messerli

1. February 2021

Change Your Password Day– Tricks for next generation passwords

Today, February 1st, is Change Your Password Day. It was created in 2012 because millions of user accounts had to be reset after an attack on an online shop in the USA. The day is supposed to encourage us to use secure passwords and to change them regularly, but there […]
20. January 2021
Smartphone, welches für eine digitale Unterschrift genutzt werden kann

The conversions at work – how to deal with changes

Due to the current situation, there have been many changes, some of which are ongoing. You should stay at home, keep distance, wash your hands properly (quite normally) and much more. But not only our private life changed, the working world did too…
17. November 2020
Teaser HR working from home

Manage personnel administration in the home office without worries and send confidential data securely by email

Solving human resources tasks from home can be quite difficult. Due to the sensitive nature of the data involved, job applications should be forwarded securely to the responsible department. It should also be possible to distribute the payroll slips easily and securely to the employees. In this article you will […]
10. November 2020
A man in a mask in front of a screen, symbolizing a cyber criminal

Protection against cyber-crime in the home office

Phishing, whaling and CEO fraud are terms that have appeared in previous blog posts, but in the days of the home office, they are taking on new meanings. When your boss asks you to transfer a large amount of money to a specific bank account, you can’t just walk into […]
30. September 2020

How I was able to easily encrypt a confidential message

We have all been in contact with some kind of encryption.Be it as a child with the invented language “Grüfnisch” or as a smartphone user with an end-to-end encrypted message service. You can find out where encryption originated, what encryption methods there are and where they are used today. Sinifiply […]
23. September 2020

How I was able to send an important letter without stamps

When it really matters, many people send their letters by registered mail. Logically, because this has the advantage that you receive a confirmation when the document has arrived at the recipient. But does this also work for emails? And if so, how? Read on to find answers to these questions!
20. November 2019
Fischernetz, in welchem Fische gefangen sind. Dies symbolisiert Phishing-Attacken.

Phishing & Whaling Attacks: How to protect yourself against it

When talking about phishing & whaling, many people think of fishing, sea, wind and adventure. Hardly anyone thinks in the other direction: fishing and catching. In the IT world, phishing & whaling have more to do with the last-named. In this article, we explain the difference between phishing and whaling […]
6. November 2019
Umgekipptes Sparschwein, bei dem die Münzen aus dem Bauch rausfallen. Dieses Bild symbolisiert den finanziellen Verlust bei CEO Fraud.

Human Error, CEO Fraud & What You Can Do Against It

You receive an e-mail from your alleged boss asking you to transfer a large sum of money to a specific account. The transaction should be carried out quickly and remain secret. You transfer the money and it is in the hands of criminals. That’s CEO fraud, triggered by human failure […]