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Jun29, 2017

5 Reasons Not to Post Your Vacation Photos While On Vacation (spoiler: security is not one of them)

By |Ask The Experts, Tips and Tricks|

It’s almost July. You know what that means! Beautiful summer weather, of course. It also means our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds are about to be overwhelmed with beach selfies and sunset photos. We’re all guilty of it. And there’s nothing wrong with sharing a few shots of you and your family frolicking in a tropical paradise or posing with historical landmarks on your summer vacation. But how many of us take a moment to [...]

Jun27, 2017

The Exclusive WordPress Security Guide

By |Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

WordPress is a walking target in the digital world. Every day and perhaps even every second, WordPress sites are being probed by hackers, bots, brute force attacks, and other malicious and intrusive third-parties. What should be a comfortable experience for web developers all around is actually a disaster waiting to happen. As a matter of fact, every week Google blacklists over 20,000 websites for malware and 50,000 for phishing. It was reported by WP White Security [...]

Jun22, 2017

You Are An Insider Threat: Here’s What You Can Do About It

By |Ask The Experts|

Have you ever considered yourself to be an insider threat? It’s an uncomfortable thought, but if you have access to sensitive data of any kind, or if your badge gets you into controlled areas of your organization, guess what? You’re an insider threat. That’s not to say you’re a hostile threat. Quite the opposite, hopefully. But in the landscape of today’s information security concerns, anyone that has access to data is also a threat to [...]

Jun22, 2017

5 Simple Tips to Protect Your Kids Online

By |Guest Post, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

The internet is an amazing place where kids can learn, play, innovate and connect with others. All in all, the internet opens up a whole new world of exciting possibilities. However, with the digital world evolving at an increasing pace, how can you make sure your child is safe from the dangers of the internet? Have you ever thought about what your kids do on the internet? Which online activities they engage in? Do you [...]

Jun20, 2017

5 Ways to Avoid Being Cheated While Online Gaming

By |Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

Wherever there is opportunity for exploration on the web there will be cyber criminals, and online gaming has become a huge target for these criminals over the past decade. Online gaming allows millions of people, from all over the world, to play their favorite games together. Rather we play on our phones, computers, or consoles, anyone can log on. And even if the game we are playing doesn't require an internet connection while running, many [...]

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