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The Top 10 Hacks of 2016

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm

This year has been a rough one. Between a contentious election and celebrity deaths, 2016 has been dubbed one of the worst years ever. And, unfortunately for the digitally vulnerable, hackers have taken this sentiment to heart by committing some of the worst cyber…

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5 Cybersecurity Strategies Businesses Need to Implement in 2017

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Despite the prominence of cyber-attacks nationally, from politics-to-healthcare, most companies are doing little to protect themselves from hackers. According to Symantec, there were more than 429 million identities exposed in 2015 alone. Companies are at a higher risk of breaches now more than ever – 2016 breaches…

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5 Security Tools for Remote Startups on a Shoestring Budget

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Running a remote startup is a lot harder than it looks. In addition to the challenge of bringing remote employees together in a virtual workplace, you also need to focus on the security of your online data. You may be thinking, startups with little…

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Study: Edtech Needs to Be More Secure Than It Is

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Ed tech — the software, hardware, and integrated systems that are increasingly powering every level of education — has sprung up quickly around the world. The industry is getting crowded enough that we were able to cover a top 12 list of the highest funded…

Wearables

5 Ways Wearable Tech Boosts Employee Performance

By | Feb 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

Introducing new technology to your company can be a stressful experience. However, in most cases, it’s a great way to improve the enthusiasm and performance of your workforce. For example, gamification platforms can lead to a tightly-knit company culture that fosters collaboration, fun, and…

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4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Smart Home From Hackers

By | Feb 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

Towards the end of 2016, a series of massive DDoS attacks took out some of the internet’s biggest websites, including PayPal, CNN, Reddit, Github, Netflix, Twitter, and many others. The attack billed as one of the biggest in the history of the internet, was…

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4 Cross-Platform Antivirus Tools You Should Try Right Now

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 9:15 am

We live in a digital world – unfortunately not a very secure one. Despite security companies being around for a long time, digital security is still a major concern for businesses and households. The problem is even worsened with the rise of mobile devices….

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8 Ways to Build Up Your Cybersecurity Defenses

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Yahoo announced a security breach late last year, totaling over a billion compromised accounts. According to The New York Times, critics said the internet company giant “has a long way to go to catch up to these threats.” Not only must companies better their…

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7 Ways to Avoid Getting Hacked Via Public In-Flight WiFi

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 9:15 am

As Jet Blue starts to unveil its newly improved in-flight WiFi, and other airlines inevitably start to follow, passengers need to be aware that they are just as vulnerable in the air as they are on the ground. Public WiFi can pose serious risks…

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Survey: Americans Have Kinda Just Given Up on Cybersecurity

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Two results from the latest survey at the Pew Research Center paint a dismal picture of the typical Americans’ approach to cybersecurity. As it turns out, many U.S. citizens tend to distrust modern institutions’ claims to secure their data while at the same time…

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Intelligence Officer Answers Ransomware with Cybersecurity Product

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Whether you’re a business owner or a simple consumer, having a plan for ransomware is no longer an option; it’s a necessity. Fortunately, Cybereason, a cybersecurity company that traditionally focuses on building military-grade cyber tools for enterprises, has announced a free-to-consumers product called RansomFree, designed to protect…

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9 Ways to Further Distance Your Business From a Cyber Attack

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm

You may have certain methods in place to protect your business from a cyber attack, but are you really as protected as you need to be? With hacks and data breaches becoming more and more common, you may want to think about giving your security…

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Spinbackup Improves Cloud Cyber Security Solution

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 11:20 am

Even though it’s under the spotlight, many users don’t completely trust cloud computing and storage. Security is an issue, as they fear for the safety of their data, especially given that hacks are a staple of the nightly news as of late. Companies share this…

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Blink Launches Seecurity: A DIY Home Security Suite

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Today, Blink is announcing a full suite of hardware being added to their do-it-yourself home security offerings in anticipation for CES 2017. A Kickstarter success story, the company initially launched with a wireless, battery powered cameras designed to monitor your home. Last month they…

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Law Firms and the Front Lines of Cyber Security

By | Jan 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

A devastating hack can strongly affect any business, but is especially hard for law firms. Their reputation depends on how much their clients trust them, so having someone leak mountains of sensitive documents about their clients can ruin any law firm and destroy the…

Social Media

FindFace Now Allows You to Search Twitter Users by Their Face

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 9:15 am

When someone wants to look for a specific user on Twitter, it’s likely that the first thought is to use the network’s search tool. There, one can search by name, username, or by content. But sometimes, this just isn’t enough, making searches too time consuming…

Gear & Gadgets

Netatmo Presence Uses Algorithms For Better Outdoor Security [Review]

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 10:30 am

Break-ins happen, regardless of how much security you have visible to the would-be criminal. However, comprehensive and effect security measures can certainly reduce the chances. When I was growing up, home security was available in the form of horribly annoying keypads that beeped every time you…