S1E12: Cybersecurity Best Practices with Daniel Zborovski from RestWell Technology

The Unlimited Podcast by Ginsler Wealth

31-10-2022 • 42 mins

In this episode, Ginsler Wealth CEO, Brian Ginsler, speaks with Daniel Zborovski, Founder and Principal Consultant of RestWell Technology. Daniel has over 25 years of experience leading and mentoring security, technical and programming teams. Daniel has managed complex security and IT projects for thousands of clients in legal, healthcare, manufacturing, and professional services. A tech evangelist to anyone that will listen, Daniel regularly speaks on panel discussions and keynote addresses to countless IT professionals, business owners and executives.  Daniel is also the architect of multiple award-winning products and services.

Brian and Daniel discuss how hackers work in the modern era, best practices for passwords and PINs, as well as “dos and don’ts” for protecting the data of yourself, your family, and your business.

In this episode we discuss:

2:33 Brian’s personal experience with identity theft

5:57 Recent hacks and stats

7:31 Who is hacking? Why?

11:38 Cyber vulnerabilities

16:00 Hardware tokens and multi-factor authentication (MFA)

18:28 Adding checks and balances

19:35 Social engineering and phishing

23:05 Recognizing phishing

25:50 Protecting yourself while travelling

29:02 The importance of PIN code strength

30:32 The safety of more complex passwords

33:08 Protecting your smart home

35:40 Preventative cybersecurity for your business and the Canada Digital Adoption Program

37:59 Working in a hybrid model

40:42 Closing thoughts

For more information on the Canada Digital Adoption Program, please visit: https://ised-isde.canada.ca/site/canada-digital-adoption-program/en.

The Unlimited Podcast is a Ginsler Wealth audio production. It is hosted and produced by Brian Ginsler, and edited and mixed by Kathryn Donville.