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 [...]

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 [...]

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 17, 2017

To Update or Not to Update

By | January 17th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

We are told to update everything from our computer's software to apps on our tablets. It seems every few months a new version of our phones or laptops comes out. This constant cycle of updating our technology over and over again can be discouraging and have us asking ourselves: To Update [...]

Dec 01, 2016

How to Protect Yourself From Cyber Threats This Holiday Season

By | December 1st, 2016|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Tips and Tricks|

The following is a guest post from HEROIC Cybersecurity. Only a few weeks away, the holiday spending frenzy is quickly approaching. According to the National Retail Federation, over 56% of American consumers will shop online for the holidays. Adobe predicts Americans will spend over $91 billion this year – an [...]

Oct 19, 2016

Common Sense Isn’t Enough: Behavior Change Is The Key To Cybersecurity

By | October 19th, 2016|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Common sense – noun: sound practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence. There’s a reason why we often use the line “common sense is your best defense” regarding information security. As the definition suggests, general matters of cyber awareness are founded on [...]

Oct 10, 2016

5 Tips for Homeschooling Securely in a Connected World

By | October 10th, 2016|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Much of the day-to-day toolbox for homeschoolers has moved online just as it has for the rest of us. The majority of of home-based curriculum structures, schoolwork, planning portfolios, testing, and other interactions can now occur over the internet. It only makes sense that we recommend those who are in [...]

Oct 06, 2016

Simple #CyberAware Chore List for Connected Kids

By | October 6th, 2016|Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

Those of us who were born before the digital age like to joke about how today's children grow up having been given a tablet in their crib, something we can hardly imagine for ourselves. And while that may or may not actually be true, the fact remains that the next [...]

Aug 31, 2016

5 Ways to Maintain Privacy in Our Oversharing World

By | August 31st, 2016|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Oversharing quickly became the norm after the rise of social media. We tend to share intimate details over social networks and websites without considering who's seeing our posts or what effect it could have on us (or others) in the future. We worry about what other people think and desire [...]

Aug 11, 2016

WAIT! Posting That Could Hurt Your Professional Future

By | August 11th, 2016|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 [...]

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