Consumer Cyber Awareness

How to Teach Kids About Online Safety: A Guide

Kids are online now more than ever, not just during free time, but also during school time. It is impossible to always peek over their shoulder, and depending on their age, they may grow tired of a POS (aka parent over shoulder). The internet can be a dangerous place, but with the right education, kids can navigate hazards and remain safe and calm while ...

Consumer Cyber Awareness

3 Tips to a Holistic Online Security Approach

Cybersecurity is often used as a blanket term to address online safety. Cybersecurity can refer to the software used to protect your devices, but it can also refer to the processes you put in place to protect yourself from online threats. Whether you’re implementing best practices, building awareness of security threats, or installing security software, taking ...

Consumer

Let’s Make Security Easy

Let’s Make Security Easy I’ve been hearing a lot lately about tech and information overload, which is understandable given that the average U.S. household now has access to more than ten devices. (No wonder we are all spending more time online!) While technology allows us to be incredibly productive and ...

Consumer

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 ...

Consumer

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 ...

Consumer Threat Reports

Who loves tax season besides accountants? Hackers

Who loves tax season besides accountants? Hackers  It’s tax time in the United States, and even if you’re pretty sure you did everything right, you’re worried. Did I file correctly? Did I claim the right deductions? Will I get audited? Unfortunately, tax season brings out scammers eager to take advantage ...

Consumer

Supporting the Women Most Affected by the Pandemic

Supporting the Women Hit Hardest by the Pandemic Only 57% of women in the U.S. are working or looking for work right now—the lowest rate since 1988. That telling data point is just one of several that illustrate a stark contrast in these stark times: of the millions who’ve seen ...

Consumer Threat Reports

Millions Affected by Malware Attributed to Android Barcode-Scanning App 

We’ve all come to a realization that we don’t go anywhere without our phone. It’s a utility that helps us navigate our daily lives: directions, schedules, shopping, discounts, banking, and so on. And as our reliance on our smartphone continues to grow, it’s no wonder that hackers have taken notice. ...

Consumer Threat Reports

Hang Up on Hackers: Protect Yourself from Mobile App Video Conferencing Vulnerabilities

Hang Up on Hackers: Protect Yourself from Mobile App Video Conferencing Vulnerabilities Whether they’re attending regular work meetings or catching up with extended family across the globe, many people leverage video conferencing to better connect with others – a process that will likely continue as our world only becomes more digital. But ...

Consumer

Lets Have “The Talk” About the Internet: 7 Conversation-Starters for Staying Safer Online

It’s Time to Have “The Talk” About the Internet: 7 Conversation-Starters for Staying Much Safer Online With Safer Internet Day upon us, it’s time to have “The Talk.” The internet talk, that is. What’s the internet talk? It’s a candid conversation about how safe we’re really being when we go ...

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