Mar 14, 2018

9 Pieces of Advice from (Badass) Women in STEM

By | March 14th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

Being a young girl with an interest in a technical field can be daunting. Statistics show that there is still a considerable gender gap everywhere you turn in this industry; it can get discouraging! Luckily, there are plenty of women who have gone before us who can provide some killer [...]

Mar 07, 2018

How Poor Cybersecurity Practices Can Destroy Businesses

By | March 7th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

In a modern world that is constantly changing to catch up to new internet technology, cybersecurity for businesses becomes more and more relevant and important. This is so much so that poor cybersecurity practices can mean the end of a thriving business. Everything from a simple weak password to not [...]

Mar 05, 2018

What Do Meltdown and Spectre Mean For Web Development?

By | March 5th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security & Pop Culture|

You’ve probably already heard about Meltdown and Spectre - two of the worst vulnerabilities ever discovered. But what do they mean for developers?   If you’re just turning in, independent security researchers made a disturbing discovery earlier this month. Cybersecurity is broken–and it has been for decades. A group of [...]

Feb 28, 2018

Bitcoin Security is Weak

By | February 28th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security & Pop Culture|

This article covers the advantages and weak links of the Bitcoin infrastructure from a security perspective and compares this cryptocurrency to regular fiat currencies. Speaking of different forms of digital currencies, Bitcoin stands out from the crowd due to its decentralized nature and strong encryption practices propping its architecture. Importantly, [...]

Feb 27, 2018

How Much Is My Digital Identity Worth?

By | February 27th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

You are probably aware of the Dark Web, a back channel of the internet where cybercriminals can sell the data they’ve gathered from data breaches. In fact, the Dark Web is between 500 and 5,000 times bigger than the internet you use every day. Have you ever considered whether your [...]

Feb 15, 2018

Selling Your Stuff Online? Watch Out for These Scams

By | February 15th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

The downside of the internet is never more prevalent than when you attempt to sell a personal item online. Whether it’s via eBay or Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace, scammers are on the constant hunt for fresh victims, especially first-timers who venture into the world of selling goods and services. For [...]

Feb 05, 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018

By | February 5th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101|

February 6 marks the celebration of Safer Internet Day (SID), an awareness campaign that started in Europe in 2004 and is now a global event that joins over 100 countries. The goal, per, is to “not only create a safer internet but also a better internet, where everyone is [...]

Jan 25, 2018

Understanding the Internet of Me

By | January 25th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

In celebration of Data Privacy Day 2018, our friends over at created an excellent infographic that neatly visualizes “Your Privacy in a Growing Internet of Me”. You can download it here or from the source below. The Internet of Me is your personally connected world of apps and devices [...]

Jan 24, 2018

The Biggest Data Breaches of 2017

By | January 24th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security & Pop Culture|

This infographic was originally posted on See original post for more detailed information on cyberbullying.   Editor’s Note: This blog article was written by an outside contributor – a guest blogger – for the purpose of offering a wider variety of content for our readers. However, the opinions and [...]

Jan 18, 2018

5 Common Cybersecurity Mistakes to Avoid in 2018

By | January 18th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

2017 brought new challenges for personal security, and 2018 will likely do the same. While we have little control over major data breaches as individuals, we do have control over our own personal security processes. Here are five common cybersecurity mistakes to avoid in the coming year and beyond.   [...]

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