Jun 20, 2017

5 Ways to Avoid Being Cheated While Online Gaming

By | June 20th, 2017|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 [...]

May 04, 2017

Harry Potter and the Security Prophecy

By | May 4th, 2017|Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness Programs|

What the Wizarding World Can Teach Us About Security Awareness Programs Today is Star Wars Day so you would expect us to post a Star Wars-themed security blog, but we've actually already talked about the Death Star's Single Point of Failure, major security fails throughout the original series and how [...]

Apr 07, 2017

Our Favorite InfoSec Comics

By | April 7th, 2017|Security & Pop Culture|

Comics and cartoons often make us laugh, and some of them help us spring into action or get us thinking about the "bigger picture." They are all typically lighthearted enough to show your friends, family, and colleagues. So we've rounded up some of the best editorials on the topic of [...]

Mar 30, 2017

Words of Advice & Encouragement for the Little Geek Girl in Your Life

By | March 30th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture|

When we asked professional ladies of tech to tell us about what it's been like working in the industry last month, it was clear that sexism was being faced by the majority of these women. Coupling that insight with an overwhelming wealth of research, I was able to [...]

Mar 21, 2017

Women in Film Taking on Cyber Crime

By | March 21st, 2017|Security & Pop Culture|

March is not yet over and we’re still celebrating Women’s History Month! If you’ve been following us on Facebook or Twitter you’ve been learning about many real life women in STEM fields. Everyone we’ve highlighted has contributed to society in their own way and we want to continue [...]

Mar 10, 2017

Does Sexism Still Exist in the Tech World?

By | March 10th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security & Pop Culture|

In 2017, is it really necessary to keep talking about sexism in the tech world? After all, Carnegie Mellon University recently boosted the percentage of women enrolled in their computer science program to 40%. The pay wage gap has narrowed. Organizations like Girls Who Code are creating bootcamps [...]

Feb 28, 2017

March Madness and Malware

By | February 28th, 2017|Security & Pop Culture|

March Madness is right around the corner! Time to put together your bracket and prepare yourself for any security threats! That’s right, March Madness is another chance for cyber criminals to interfere with your fun and threaten your privacy. Being such a popular event (and one which involves online access [...]

Feb 07, 2017

VIZIO Settles Lawsuit; Privacy Concerns Remain

By | February 7th, 2017|Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101|

TV manufacturer VIZIO agreed to pay $2.2 million in a settlement with the FTC regarding the improper use of customer data—which is a nice way of saying they have been stealing and selling your information to advertisers: “According to the agencies’ complaint, starting in February 2014, VIZIO, Inc. and an [...]

Jan 31, 2017

2017 Cybersecurity Check-In

By | January 31st, 2017|Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101|

It may not feel like it, but it has only been a month since 2017 began. As with every year, there have been plenty of articles circulating the past few weeks that attempt to sum up 2016. One theme was touched on in many pieces was rampant lack of cybersecurity [...]

Dec 08, 2016

The Many Hats of Hackers

By | December 8th, 2016|Ask The Experts, Security & Pop Culture|

Hacker is a buzzword these days, with most news outlets generically plugging the term to describe someone (or some organization) that has hacked someone else (or some other organization). What’s unfair about sweeping generalizations is they often misrepresent the true meaning of the word. After all, it could be that [...]

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