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 [...]

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 13, 2018

Keeping Your Photos Safe, Secure, and Private

By | February 13th, 2018|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Every memorable moment of our lives can be captured by a photograph. Now that all of our mobile devices have cameras attached, we can easily capture all of those moments and more. But do you ever think about where a photo might end up after you take it? Maybe you [...]

Feb 06, 2018

Smart Toys: The Dos and Don’ts

By | February 6th, 2018|Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

There is a growing concern over the IoT and internet-connected toys for children. But are these smart toys really as scary as some might think? That is up to you to decide for yourself and for your children. IoT toys are vulnerable, just like anything that can be connected to [...]

Jan 30, 2018

How to Create a Cybersecurity Culture in Your Office (for Free!)

By | January 30th, 2018|Free Stuff, Planning SA Programs, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs, Tips and Tricks|

You’re in charge of keeping the employees in your office educated about cybersecurity – a little daunting, right? Security policies seem to change every day, and consistent training can become expensive. So how can you get your employees’ attention focused on cybersecurity while staying on a budget?   Posters, Posters [...]

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.   [...]

Jan 09, 2018

Questions to Ask Yourself so You Don’t Get Phished

By | January 9th, 2018|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Phishing scams become more and more sophisticated every day. With e-commerce and online banking increasing in ubiquity, cybercriminals have ample opportunities to trick you into pretending they are a trusted source. It’s not too hard to copy a brand’s logos and image and to falsify an email. When you find [...]

Dec 12, 2017

Do You Trust Your Computer Repair Shop?

By | December 12th, 2017|Miscellaneous, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

We’ve all heard horror stories of people's’ credit card information being stolen, or of their sensitive photos being shared with the public. The last thing we want is to have a scary cybersecurity tale of our own. So it’s hard to imagine just handing over our devices to strangers and [...]

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 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, [...]

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