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How to Stay Connected and Protected in a Remote Work Environment

How to Stay Connected and Protected in a Remote Work Environment   Advancements in cloud solutions and collaboration tools in recent years, coupled with the necessity of going remote due to the pandemic, have empowered today’s workforce to choose where they want to work. While the ability to work from anywhere—home, ...

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What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Stay Safe from Malicious Traffic Schemes

What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Stay Safe from Malicious Traffic Schemes Imagine you’re driving down a highway to get to work. There are other cars on the road, but by and large everyone is moving smoothly at a crisp, legal speed limit. Then, as you approach an ...

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Tax Season is Here: Avoid These Common Scams Targeting Canadians  

Tax Season is Here: Avoid These Common Scams Targeting Canadians Tax return preparation might be a little more complicated this year than usual for many Canadians with millions receiving Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) payments and about 40% of the Canadian labor force turned to self-employment options to help them financially weather the pandemic storm. Where there’s ...

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Keep Remote Classes Safe and in Session: What You Need to Know About Netop Vision Pro

Keep Remote Classes Safe and in Session: What You Need to Know About Netop Vision Pro Distance and hybrid learning environments are now the norm, and it remains to be seen if or when this will change. To adapt, many schools have adopted new software to support remote classroom management. ...

Family Safety

TikTok Update: Dangerous Viral Challenges & Age Restrictions

TikTok Update: Dangerous Viral Challenges & Age Restrictions It’s popular. It’s uplifting. It’s creative. It’s entertaining. It can also be risky. All these words equally describe TikTok, the wildly popular social network that allows teens to create and share videos and find critical connections during isolating times. So what makes ...

Family Safety

How 2020 Helped Parents Understand Their Kids’ Digital Lives

How 2020 Helped Parents Understand Their Kids’ Digital Lives Over the last 12 months, technology has featured in our lives in a way I don’t think any of us would have predicted. Whether you were in lockdown, choosing to stay home to stay well or quite simply, out of other ...

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Phishing Email Examples: How to Recognize a Phishing Email

Phishing Email Examples: How to Recognize a Phishing Email You get an email from bank0famerica@acc0unt.com claiming that they have found suspicious activity on your credit card statement and are requesting that you verify your financial information. What do you do? While you may be tempted to click on a link ...

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True Security Requires a Holistic Approach

True Security Requires a Holistic Approach Driving along the coast, I sometimes wonder what makes a boat reliably float. After all, a leak can sometimes cripple even the largest vessel. This seems to me like a fitting metaphor for our digital lives: there is a sea of potential danger around ...

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Privacy in Practice: Securing Your Data in 2021 and Beyond

Privacy in Practice: Securing Your Data in 2021 and Beyond Technological advancements continually emerge that make our lives easier. Right? As beneficial and convenient as emerging tech is, it can pose serious risks to our online safety and privacy—risks that you might find yourself ill-prepared to handle. In fact, according ...

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Attention Android Users: This Free VPN App Leaked the Data of 21 Million Users

Attention Android Users: This Free VPN App Leaked the Data of 21 Million Users To live our digital lives to the fullest, we rely on a variety of technologies to support our online activities. And while some apps and devices are meant to make certain tasks more convenient or provide ...

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