Security

How to Make Sure Your Password Is Actually Protecting You

By | Mar 22, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Your personal information is a valuable commodity on the digital market, and passwords remain the first line of defense against malware, phishing scams, and data hacks. Unfortunately, years of misconceptions about password strength have left users unsure how best to create a …

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5 Apps Doing a Terrible Job of Protecting Your Privacy

By | Mar 16, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Whether it’s surfing the web or changing your clothes, everyone deserves a little privacy. Unfortunately, one of the biggest downfalls of our widely-connected, technology-obsessed society is that keeping your personal information to yourself is pretty much impossible. …

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5 Clever Phishing Scams Trying to Steal Your Personal Information

By | Jan 23, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As the world gets more connected, the value of personal information has skyrocketed. Between companies utilizing big data to give their customers what they want and cyber criminals stealing it for their own sinister gains, personal information has become a valuable commodity for …

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5 Ways to Protect Your Domain Name From Cyber Threats

By | Jan 22, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Cyber security is no longer the job of just the IT department; it’s everyone’s job to be educated on preventive security measures. In a report by ICANN, an organization that defines protocol and policies for domain names and numbers functions on the Internet, they said:…

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Arizona

This Holiday Season, Smart Toys Come With FBI Warnings

By | Dec 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

So you’ve finished all your shopping — with the aid of our excellent suite of holiday gift guides, of course — and you’re finally settling down for a long winter’s nap. But first, the FBI would like a word. Their public service announcement was…

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5 Advantages of the Firewall as a Service Trends

By | Dec 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

Most companies need a firewall as a basic layer of protection in the digital age, but an emerging category of coverage—firewall-as-a-service (FWaaS)—is starting to change the game, introducing cloud-based architecture to the core firewall functionality. But why is FWaaS …

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How Remote Workers Can Encrypt Their Daily Communication

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Who doesn’t like working from the local coffee shop, from an AirBnB overlooking the beach or the comfort of their couch. With more companies offering remote work as an part- to full-time option, there is a growing concern by owners about preventing cyber threats…

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3 Cyber Security Predictions for 2018

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With the new year right around the corner, there is plenty to look forward to in the world of tech. From fun gadgets to developing trends, technology has moved forward leaps and bounds since last year, and things are only getting more exciting. However,…

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Study: Most of the Cyber Security Industry Is Facing a Serious Skills Shortage

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 10:50 am

While Hackers used to just be a 1995 movie featuring Angelina Jolie, they’ve actually become a pretty serious global problem in the business world. Granted, personal attacks will never go out of style, as the increased frequency of ransomware attacks has shown, but …

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Experts Weigh in on the Future of Biometric Security in 2018

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 11:30 am

The buzziest news out of Apple’s iPhone reveals this year was likely their Face ID, a biometric security system that opted to unlock phones by scanning user’s faces rather than ask for a password or fingerprint. While a more secure method of verifying one’s…

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San Francisco

The 5 Biggest Tech Scandals of 2017

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 9:20 am

2017’s rapid-fire news cycle took plenty by surprise. The tech world, with its massive corporations, powerful leaders, and huge influence over the world’s population, certainly didn’t lack for it’s share of newsworthy scandals. Now, thanks to a survey …

Ecosystems

Moscow

How Closed Circuit TV and Artificial Intelligence Are Making Moscow Safer

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 8:30 am

Between all the public, home and business security cameras and smartphones, let’s face it, we are most likely on camera at some point. Closed circuit television (CCTV) is in widespread use in public spaces, government buildings, and private establishments. The ease and lower …

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Young People Believe Technology Can’t Be Hacked. They’re Wrong.

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The world gets smarter every day. From homes and cars to teddy bears and baby monitors, technology integrated with the Internet of Things has become the undeniably path of progress for the foreseeable future. And while a connected world provides the convenience promised by…

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This Holiday Season, Startup Cyber Security Will Rely on Employee Training

By | Nov 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The holiday shopping season marks a vital sales period for many American small businesses, with this year’s retail sales expected to reach as much as $682 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. With this anticipated volume of sales, having a cyber security …

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Beware: Your Biggest Cyber Security Threat Could Be Working For You

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

If you claim to be a business owner and have never heard the phrase cyber security, what on Earth have you been up lately? In addition to being a regularly featured topic on this website, cyber security has become a necessity for any company…

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Watch This Cyber Security Company Hack Amazon Key With Ease

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 11:30 am

Earlier this month, Amazon announced a new idea that would stop those pesky sidewalk thieves from stealing your packages: Amazon Key. The innovative program would allow a delivery person to enter your home under video surveillance, drop off the package, and leave with the…

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The 7 Steps to Shopping Safely Online

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With the holiday season baring down on us, holiday shoppers everywhere are exercising their clicking fingers and combing through countless Amazon search results pages in their hunt for the perfect online shopping deals. But all that credit card information isn’t …