Misinformation, Cyber Attacks and Small Business

You’ve probably heard more about cyber attacks and hacking in the past few days in light of the war between Russia and Ukraine. These are scary words! That’s why we brought Michael Stuckey back on to break down what this can mean for us and our small businesses. We dive into how misinformation can be perpetuated so quickly, and how to identify legit sources. Cyber attacks can take many forms and we break those down as well as ways you can protect yourself and your assets. We wrap up with the best general security practices and practical tips.

Mentioned in this episode: 



@CRollwagen on Instagram    

Michael Stuckey’s First Episode on the Localist Podcast 

Planet money episode on “”Fake News” and Misinformation

@AllSidesNow on instagram 

One Quick Question – Should I worry about cyber attacks?
One Quick Question – What is hacking and how can I avoid it? 


One Quick Question – What is a CAPTCHA? 





One Quick Question – Should I use a password manager? 



One Quick Question – How can I tell if an email is a scam? 

One Quick Question with Infomedia 

About Carrie

Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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