Mar 23, 2017

Five Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

By | March 23rd, 2017|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 [...]

Mar 14, 2017

What Cyber Security Questions to Ask

By | March 14th, 2017|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 [...]

Mar 07, 2017

Women Shaping the Tech Industry

By | March 7th, 2017|Miscellaneous, Security Awareness 101|

Over the past few weeks we have been gathering interviews from women all over the world, in different areas in tech, and with many different skill sets. We asked them questions about their careers thus far, how they arrived to their current position, and what they love about [...]

Feb 23, 2017

Five Reasons Human Firewalls Are The Best Defense Against Cyber-Attacks

By | February 23rd, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

There is no such thing as perfect security. We know this to be painfully true as new data breaches make the news every other day. Maybe, in the future, technological advances will pave the way to penetration-proof firewalls that block every threat, but we seriously doubt that day will come [...]

Feb 21, 2017

How to Prevent Peeping Toms

By | February 21st, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Having internet access and a computer screen is what allows you to be anonymous. If a cyber criminal is able to hack into your computer’s camera your anonymity is lost. While being afraid of people spying on you via a webcam may make you sound like a conspiracy theorist, it [...]

Feb 07, 2017

VIZIO Settles Lawsuit; Privacy Concerns Remain

By | February 7th, 2017|Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101|

TV manufacturer VIZIO agreed to pay $2.2 million in a settlement with the FTC regarding the improper use of customer data—which is a nice way of saying they have been stealing and selling your information to advertisers: “According to the agencies’ complaint, starting in February 2014, VIZIO, Inc. and an [...]

Jan 31, 2017

2017 Cybersecurity Check-In

By | January 31st, 2017|Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101|

It may not feel like it, but it has only been a month since 2017 began. As with every year, there have been plenty of articles circulating the past few weeks that attempt to sum up 2016. One theme was touched on in many pieces was rampant lack of cybersecurity [...]

Jan 28, 2017

Happy Data Privacy Day!

By | January 28th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

It's Data Privacy Day today! January 28th marks the 9th annual event to generate awareness about cyber security issues for businesses and consumers. This past year we've seen millions of people hurt by cyber attacks - some which may have been prevented through simple safety tactics. Awareness spread today will [...]

Jan 24, 2017

How to Handle Internet Outages

By | January 24th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

There’s a lot that can go wrong during an internet outage. They may just affect your office, a few sites, or an entire country. You already know to stay calm and be patient, but what are more specific ways to handle you internet not working? Let’s start with having a [...]

Jan 19, 2017

How Do VPNs Work?

By | January 19th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

We talk about VPNs (virtual private networks) a lot and how important they are to information security. But we rarely discuss how they work or what they’re doing. So today, we’re going to dive in a little deeper and attempt to visualize the process to get a better understanding of [...]

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