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Mar23, 2017

Five Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

Identity theft hit an all-time high last year. According to a report conducted by Javelin Strategy and Research, more than 15 million people in the U.S. alone had their identities stolen, resulting in over $16 billion in losses. The specifics of how these thefts occurred isn’t clear. They were most likely a combination of savvy criminals, and careless individuals. We certainly aren’t blaming end-users, as ID theft is often out of our hands, [...]

Mar21, 2017

Women in Film Taking on Cyber Crime

By |Security & Pop Culture|

March is not yet over and we’re still celebrating Women’s History Month! If you’ve been following us on Facebook or Twitter you’ve been learning about many real life women in STEM fields. Everyone we’ve highlighted has contributed to society in their own way and we want to continue to inspire women to get their geek on! So let’s turn to the silver screen and see some examples of fictional cyber crime fighters. As [...]

Mar16, 2017

Security Awareness at Home; Developing an Online Safety Policy for Your Family

By |Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Launching SA Programs|

It’s easy to forget about data breaches and compliance regulations at home. At work, we have policies and procedures to follow, particularly when there is sensitive data involved like medical records or financial information. But none of that matters in our personal lives. Or does it? Our identities and personal data have plenty of value. So much so that every one of us is a target. This is why it is so important [...]

Mar14, 2017

What Cyber Security Questions to Ask

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

You may not of heard, but it is National Ask a Question Day! This day is marked to encourage anyone who has a question to do so. If you’re curious, concerned, unclear or seeking more information, now’s the perfect time to speak up! (Quick fact: March 14th is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. He has been famously quoted as saying, "The important thing is not to stop questioning.") So, for those of you curious [...]

Mar10, 2017

Does Sexism Still Exist in the Tech World?

By |Ask The Experts, Security & Pop Culture|

In 2017, is it really necessary to keep talking about sexism in the tech world? After all, Carnegie Mellon University recently boosted the percentage of women enrolled in their computer science program to 40%. The pay wage gap has narrowed. Organizations like Girls Who Code are creating bootcamps for high school girls to learn programming across the United States. Turns out, the answer is still unequivocally yes. Women are still struggling to be [...]

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