Dec 07, 2017

What is the GDPR?

By | December 7th, 2017|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 [...]

Nov 30, 2017

Happy Computer Security Day!

By | November 30th, 2017|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 [...]

Nov 29, 2017

The Rise of the Social Cyberbully Infographic

By | November 29th, 2017|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.

Nov 21, 2017

How to Create a Secure Website for Your Business

By | November 21st, 2017|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 [...]

Nov 16, 2017

Tis the Season…

By | November 16th, 2017|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, [...]

Nov 07, 2017

5 WordPress Security Myths Smart Site Owners Know Aren’t True

By | November 7th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

I talk to many inexperienced WordPress site owners about site security. People understand there’s a risk their site will be hacked, and they want to do whatever they can to make it secure, but they often don’t understand the scope of the risk and what’s required of them if their [...]

Nov 06, 2017

President Trump’s Twitter Account and Lessons in Privileged Access

By | November 6th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Fails|

The concept of privileged access to data and resources became a national headline when President Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated by a departing Twitter employee. The unauthorized account closure was first noticed when followers saw his Twitter page declare, “Sorry, that page doesn't exist!”. What happened to Trump’s Twitter account? pic.twitter.com/6FZBWhswoI [...]

Oct 26, 2017

How Does My Computer Connect to the Other Side of the World?

By | October 26th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Cat|

Dear Security Cat, My daughter asked me how it’s possible that her computer here in Nebraska can connect to someone in Australia. I tried to explain how the internet is really just a bunch of different computers connecting to each other, but I didn’t have an easy answer that directly [...]

Oct 19, 2017

How Do I Keep My Grandparents Safe Online?

By | October 19th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Security Cat, Tips and Tricks|

Dear Security Cat, My grandma recently moved to a nursing home where she has 24/7 access to internet. My sisters and I got her a laptop and set up email for her and even Facebook so she can keep up with family and communication. But we’re concerned with all the [...]

Oct 12, 2017

With All These Major Data Breaches Do Passwords Even Matter?

By | October 12th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Cat|

Dear Security Cat, I spend a lot of time creating strong, unique passwords for every account I have. I even try to update them regularly. But with all these massive data breaches stealing my info, what’s the point? Am I just wasting my time? -Frustrated in Philadelphia, PA Indeed, our [...]

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