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Aug25, 2016

Top 10 Best Mobile Security Practices

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

We're no Buzzfeed, but we recognize the importance of Top 10 lists. In fact, here's a great Top 10 list of the Top 10 reasons that Top 10 lists are so popular with journalists and readers. Such as they are, lists of 10s are fun to write and fun to read, while also serving an educational purpose (and give us an excuse to overwhelm with gifs). In that spirit, we'll be rolling out a variety [...]

Aug18, 2016

Cloud terminal servers increase productivity, but how do they stand against attacks?

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

The following is a guest post from David Share, Director of Amazing Support. Besides a total system meltdown due to unknown circumstances, a server under attack has got to be the worst thing an IT manager has to face. Known for their ability to increase productivity and up-time, cloud terminal servers are now finding themselves targets for a growing number of cybercriminals. Even though they exist in the cloud, to which there is much security [...]

Aug17, 2016

The Digital Divide: Parents & Teens in the Connected Age

By |Ask The Experts, Kids and Security|

Parents and teens often feel at odds with one another's daily lives. Parents want the best for their kids, but struggle to connect with them on a casual level, unable to understand the memes, trends, and social pressures that seem to rule their child's life. In turn, teens thrive on this disconnect, using it as a way to forcefully differentiate themselves from their parents and causing them to see parental concern or desire for involvement [...]

Aug11, 2016

WAIT! Before You Post That, Learn How It Could Hurt Your Professional Future

By |Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

Social media causes us to focus on the moment: what we're doing, where we're checking in, what's trending now. But have you ever considered how your posts will reflect back on you in the future? This year, CareerBuilder's annual social media recruitment survey found that 60% of employers actively research potential job candidates on social networking sites (varying slightly by industry, with IT at a whopping 76%). This number is nearly 5.5 times greater than [...]

Aug10, 2016

Scam Alert: Attackers Target Pet Sitters at Care.com

By |Security Awareness 101|

A friend of the SAC family forwarded us a scam she uncovered while signing up with the website Care.com. If you’re unfamiliar, Care.com provides global caring solutions for a variety of family needs. From babysitters to senior care to companionship for the mentally ill, their mission as described by their website: At some point, every person and every family will have care needs, be it for children, seniors, pets or even homes. Our mission is [...]

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