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Sep27, 2019

Home Security System: 5 Tips to Buying the Best One

By |Miscellaneous, Tips and Tricks|

We cannot take our security for granted, especially in our own homes. It is where we should be able to relax and find peace. In order to keep our homes secure, we should consider having a  security system in place. Here are a few tips to find the right system for you. Home automation When you look for the perfect home security system, choose one that also incorporates home automation. This means that the [...]

Sep13, 2019

How to stay safe on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more

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

In case you haven’t offered up enough of your personal information to Facebook, the social media giant recently announced a new tool for data mining: Facebook Dating.  It’s the latest from a company that is admittedly useful as a means of communication, but disappointingly useless as a protector against privacy concerns. This past April, they suffered another massive data breach, and there will likely be another catastrophe down the line.  And it’s not just Facebook. [...]

Sep06, 2019

Winn Schwartau selected to ISSA Hall of Fame

By |Miscellaneous, Winn Schwartau|

We have a Hall of Famer in our midst. Winn Schwartau, the man who founded The Security Awareness Company nearly three decades ago, is set to be recognized for his countless career achievements on Oct. 1 in Dallas. The Information Security Systems Association (ISSA) is one of the security awareness world’s most prominent bodies. This week, it informed Winn of his pending induction into the ISSA Hall of Fame, and no one will be questioning [...]

Aug28, 2019

Internet Safety for Kids, Teens, and College Students

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

Last week, we received an email from Dean Chester of CoolTechZone.com. He’d come across our 2018 guide to Internet Safety Month resources, and thought SAC might be interested in his new Full Guide to Internet Safety for Teens, Kids, and Students. That got us nostalgic about our content for kids, and—with the school year just beginning—we wanted to make it as easy to access as possible. We’ll get into the CoolTechZone.com guide in a moment, [...]

Aug22, 2019

Gambling on football? There are major security risks involved

By |Miscellaneous, Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Fails, Tips and Tricks|

The college football season kicks off this week, which means tens of millions of fans can breathe easy after a long dry spell. Inevitably, a sizable portion of them will wager money on the outcomes of specific games, as well as their favorite teams’ and players’ fates. Sports Business Journal estimates that $4.9 billion was gambled on athletics in 2017 alone—and that number only includes legal bets made in Nevada. Landmark legislation across the country [...]

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