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Data Privacy vs. I Have Nothing to Hide

Privacy is a natural instinct that there is something we don’t want just anyone to know about us. Privacy gives us control over our circumstances. Just like our fight or flight response to threatening situations, privacy is a basic human survival mechanism. Depending on the situation, privacy can literally be anything: your location in a […]

How Online Predators Threaten Our Children [infographic]

How many hours does your child spend online or using their cell phone every day? Researchers have tabulated data to uncover that our kids are spending an average of seven hours a day on their computers, tablets, gaming systems, phones, and other technology devices. Our children’s technology use is quickly becoming their preferred method of […]

Is Dropbox Really Safe?

Dropbox has grown to become one the largest file sharing and cloud storage solutions online for both businesses and for individuals. Due to this, it has become a main target for hackers and other cyber criminals who try to either exploit it for profit or steal large amounts of user data for ransom or unauthorized […]

Passwords, Everyday!

You use passwords everyday: sending email, shopping online, staying in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and your other social media, banking online, making new contacts via LinkedIn, calling grandma over Skype, checking your children’s grades, updating this week’s fantasy football roster, and on and on… You can’t escape them, because just about everything you do online […]

Cloud-based Parental Control Software – Save 25%

Put your mind to rest knowing exactly how your children use their computer.  See what apps and games they use, who they talk to, what websites they visit, and a whole lot more. SentryPC is a cloud-based monitoring, filtering, and control software wrapped into one – used and recommended by parents worldwide to protect their […]

Identity Theft and You

The theme of identity theft is incredibly prevalent. Data is simply too easy for criminals to steal from unsuspecting individuals. It’s become normal for newspapers and media outlet websites to announce that thousands of people have had their identifying information stolen. Movies like Melissa McCarthy’s Identity Thief make light of this serious problem. You may […]

Notice Anything?

“People never notice anything.“ Holden in J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye That’s the problem – the security problem. Most of the time, people don’t notice anything. In our busy lives, we spend a lot of our time multi-tasking (don’t get me started!), so we’re distracted from noticing little things that we should notice […]

A Sense of Security

Considering the title phrase, A Sense of Security, can tend to make someone uneasy just thinking about it. In our cyber world today, every person and business is potentially vulnerable to some sort of cyber threat. Knowing more about this topic, the issues, the techniques and the personal responsibility involved is part of acquiring a […]

A Stampede of Passwords

A significant element of being in control of a situation is having the associated feeling: that calm sense that you’re not overwhelmed, that you can handle it. A small herd of elephants in the distance doesn’t seem all that dangerous. Not until it is picking up speed and heading in your direction. Not surprisingly, the […]

This Magic Moment: Reflections on Cybersecurity

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) always brings fresh attention and perspective to risks inherent in our connected lives — and, more importantly, to safeguards to help reduce those risks. While 2015 hasn’t seen the same number of high-profile data breaches, nor the number of vulnerabilities on highly utilized technologies as previous years, October still […]