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Back to School Basics (and good advice for the rest of us)

Whether you’re a student, the parent of a student, a teacher or professor – even if you’re none of the above, you’re probably getting that itch that comes at this time of year. The end of the summer is near and everyone is in a back to school frame of mind. After the heat of […]

The Top 5 Myths About PC Slowdown

One of the most common and perplexing issues that confronts PC users of all types is why their computers seem to slow down noticeably after only a few years of use. To answer this age-old question, people have come up with all kinds of explanations for the persistent problem of PC slowdown. Yet some of […]

Passwords and Digital Amnesia

How important are your passwords ? Let’s start this blog entry on a philosophical note: If you had an accident and lost all your memories would you still be the same person? Also would you be the same person if you liked different kinds of music, made other decisions in life or had different friends? […]

How to Unlock Unlimited Fun, Savings, and Privacy with Your VPN While Traveling

Traveling keeps us busy with sights, selfies, and so much new stuff we just have to see and do. But there’s so much more you can get if you know the right tricks. Here are seven ways your VPN can help you save money, have unlimited access to your favourite entertainment and be invisible online […]

Let’s Chat About Authentication #ChatSTC and Dentists

This morning, as I was drinking my industrial-size iced coffee (coffee purists look away!), I was thinking about the oppressive heat (100+ °F) and other exciting stuff. More specifically, I was mulling over the Twitter chat that we participated in last week. The educational and entertaining chats are hosted by the good folks at Stop.Think.Connect. I […]

Is Your Antivirus Software Protecting You Against Keyloggers?

Every device plugged into your PC has the potential to be used for logging activity! Keyloggers have been around for decades, and they have evolved beyond simply tracking keystrokes. Threats today are as varied as they are numerous. While simple keyloggers are used to capture your keystrokes, more advanced malware can silently turn on your […]

NISM Winners June 30: Real Adventures in Internet Security

Announcing this week’s winners of the Real Adventures in Internet Security Bundle Giveaway Event. One last big ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone who sent us an entry. With your stories, you have raised awareness of the importance of staying safe online and you’ve helped others stay safe and protect themselves. All winners received super security bundles […]

Weekly Winners June 26: Real Adventures in Internet Security

Announcing this week’s winners of the Real Adventures in Internet Security Bundle Giveaway Event. A big ‘Thank You’ to everyone who submitted an entry. Read on to check out the stories from this week’s winners. Submit your entry to during June for your chance to receive one of 10 super security bundles that includes […]

Weekly Winners June 19: Real Adventures in Internet Security

It’s Friday (June 19) during National Internet Safety Month, so we’re announcing the next winners of the Real Adventures in Internet Security Bundle Giveaway Event. A big ‘Thank You!’ to everyone who submitted an entry. What a great response with so many of you writing to us about your online security experiences. Keep the entries […]

Mythbusters: Debunking Common Cyber Security Misconceptions

To celebrate National Internet Safety Month, let’s look at some common misconceptions surround cyber safety and Internet security. It’s important to remain in the know and stay aware of threats in the cyber world. Myth 1: Cyber security is a one-time security thing. This is flat out wrong, and a dangerous idea. Technology and threats […]