Archive for 'Security Info & Tips'

Tips for Businesses to Improve Their Cyber Security

Tips for Businesses to Improve Their Cyber Security

We seem to live in two separate worlds: a world of tech and a world where we choose to ignore technology. Most of us (the younger generation in particular) are in the growing troupes of starting entrepreneurs and small companies taking advantage of the rise of the Internet to feed our families and make our […]

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Key Data Security Measures Small Businesses Should Be Taking

Key Data Security Measures Small Businesses Should Be Taking

With the number of Internet-enabled electronics and the amount of personal data we store on these devices being constantly on the rise, it is now more important than ever that we keep all this data safe. If we’re talking about a business environment, things are even more sensitive, as a data leak can have a […]

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WiFi Dangers and What You Need to Know

WiFi Dangers and What You Need to Know

Most people don’t understand the risks associated with connecting to a public or free WiFi network. In fact, some people don’t even care about the dangers and continue to do whatever they want despite what dangers are already documented. Here’s a short list from Sophos web site: A US trio who attacked companies by wardriving […]

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How to Keep Your Data Safe from Hackers

How to Keep Your Data Safe from Hackers

Data breaches have become a real problem in the past few years. Giant corporations such as Michael’s, Target and even Bank of America have all had their issues with hackers stealing data from systems that were thought to be secure. With more and more of the world getting (and staying) online, these sorts of data […]

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Yahoo Email Suspicious Activity becoming the Norm

Yahoo Email Suspicious Activity becoming the Norm

Have you been notified by Yahoo due to suspicious activity on your email account? I am sure you have and it’s becoming far to frequent in the last year.  I have two accounts and I get notifications at least every other month about usual or suspicious activity on my email account. I have yet to […]

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Target and Michaels Credit Card Breach – What You Need to Know

Target and Michaels Credit Card Breach – What You Need to Know

Many of you heard about the credit card breach at Target and most recently Michaels the Arts and Crafts store. The good news, if there’s good news is that many banks, not all, offer free protection for credit cards and debit cards. Thank god my bank Chase is one of them. Online crimes are at […]

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Locking Down Your Network – When Part of the Network Is You

Locking Down Your Network – When Part of the Network Is You

Maintaining network security is challenging.  A constant stream of threats keep IT security professionals on their toes and developers busy anticipating and finding ways to block the next attack. And the new wave of wearable computing devices, such as Google Glass, is compounding the challenges that security teams face in protecting their networks and data. […]

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Cross Platform Security Threats Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Cross Platform Security Threats Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Most online security advocates place emphasis on DDoS, malware, viruses, ransomware and APT attacks, but merely highlight the dangers of cross platform vulnerabilities. However, there has recently been a rise in the number of hackers writing same vulnerability codes across different platforms – as they consider it a smart business. The cross-platform malware can also […]

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