Archive for 'Online Security Tools'

Simple Ways To Prevent Multimillion-Dollar Losses From BEC

Receiving an urgent email from a boss likely would cause employees sit up and take notice. This could be an opportunity to make a move and deliver results that advance their career, or it could be the chance to explain a massive mistake, so the person truly responsible is held accountable. An urgent email from […]

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PCI Compliance FAQs and Myths

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council developed PCI compliance standards over 10 years ago to protect businesses and the sensitive data they handle. Yet, because different PCI standards apply to different types of businesses, vary based on the type, size and volume of their transactions, and change frequently to keep pace with cybercriminals’ latest […]

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New Security Threat Exposed by Media

New Security Threat Exposed by Media

Now that the media has warned you about what could happen the next 2 weeks with security breaches on a user’s computer, they also gave Cyber Criminals a head start. Why would you even call out something so significant? Why not let the manufacturers of antivirus and anti-malware software do their job with silent updates […]

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Security Tools for an Online Business

Security Tools for an Online Business

There is no question that security is essential for online businesses. Between hackers and identity thieves, if you are not protecting your customers’ information, it is likely to end up in the wrong hands. In addition to ensuring that your website and information is protected, you should also be sure that you have backups of […]

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Resurrecting a Virus Variant

Resurrecting a Virus Variant

Many viruses are re-engineered into other versions or variants from the original infection. Many of us feel protected by our security programs, but in all reality, they only protect what’s known. The zero day exploits are viruses that morph into a behemoth of panic and confusion. There’s no sure thing and the only defense is […]

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Link Safety Checkers

Link Safety Checkers

There are resources available that will give indications about a link’s safety, but not all link safety guides are based on the same criteria, and if any one of them is treated without knowing how it works, what criteria it uses, and what its ratings mean, you are likely to misinterpret the results.  IOW, when […]

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Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook and WOT (Web of Trust) go together like peanut butter and jelly. The WOT Firefox and Internet Explorer add-on can help you stay safer from the dangers on Facebook. We all love to share links on Facebook with our friends and family, but sometimes we don’t know the dangers of what we are sharing […]

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5 Best Firefox Security Add-Ons

5 Best Firefox Security Add-Ons

These 5 Firefox Security add-ons are a must have for users who want to stay out of harm’s way from the dangers that lurk on the web. Just like the American Express Card tagline – “Don’t Leave Home without It” or in this case, don’t browse without these! WOT (Web of Trust) add-on is my […]

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