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Dec07, 2017

What is the GDPR?

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness Programs|

We’re a few months away from the official implementation of a game-changing regulation. Once enforced, the GDPR will make sweeping changes for organizations worldwide, and will ultimately set the gold standard for data protection.   What is the GDPR? Back in 1995, Europe adopted a regulation called the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. While this directive served its purpose well, advancements in technology and communications rendered the Data Protection Directive outdated, particularly where cross-border data [...]

Nov30, 2017

Happy Computer Security Day!

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

On November 2, 1988, an unprecedented event occurred. A computer worm named Morris, one of the first of its kind, began making its way across the internet. Estimated to have infected 2,000 computers within 15 hours (which was fast for the ‘80s), Morris compromised 10 percent of the 60,000 systems connected to the internet before finally being shut down. Its creator, Robert Morris, became the first person convicted of a felony under the 1986 Computer [...]

Nov29, 2017

The Rise of the Social Cyberbully Infographic

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Kids and Security|

This infographic was originally posted on Rawhide.org. See original post for more detailed information on cyberbullying.

Nov21, 2017

How to Create a Secure Website for Your Business

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

The internet is constantly evolving with dozens of sites going either live or offline every second. There are currently over 1 billion active websites which means that the fight for your site to grab people’s attention is fierce. With so many active websites, you could be forgiven for thinking that a website would be pointless for your business. However, these days, even if you are just a small, brick and mortar business, a website is [...]

Nov16, 2017

Tis the Season…

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

Most of us associate the end of the year as a time of thanks and giving. But it’s also a time of taking! Scammers and fraudsters love getting into the holiday spirit. The biggest difference for them, of course, is they don’t care if you’ve been naughty or nice. So, as you celebrate the season, when you’re out there buying gifts, or volunteering, or whatever you do to enjoy or survive the holidays, stay alert [...]

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