Consumer

Don’t Get Duped: How to Spot 2018’s Top Tax Scams

It’s the most vulnerable time of the year. Tax time is when cyber criminals pull out their best scams and manage to swindle consumers — smart consumers — out of millions of dollars. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), crooks are getting creative and putting new twists on old scams ...

Family Safety

Can’t Keep Up? 6 Easy Things You Can Do to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Having a hard time doing what needs to be done to keep your kids safe online? Do you mentally shrink back when you realize you don’t do any of the tips experts so often recommend? Let the guilt go, parent because you are not alone. Family life moves at warp ...

Family Safety

2018 Resolution: Lose the Weight of Tech Safety Guilt Once and for All

January is here, and we’ve got goals to crush. We want to be more productive. We want to spend more quality time with family. We want to get fit and lose some weight. Then there are those brave enough to tackle what’s going on in their parenting knower. The knower ...

Family Safety

Conversation Starters: Keep Your Kids Safe on the Road, at School, and Online

Making “safety” a priority for kids is about as exciting as watching the snow melt on a snow day. So how do we make safety a priority to a fun-loving, preoccupied tween or teen? We make consistency the goal. We make digital safety as practical an expectation as brushing teeth ...

Family Safety

11 Easy Ways to Start Reclaiming Your Family’s Vanishing Privacy

Every day search engines collect our data, companies sell our information, prying algorithms stalk our clicks and our cell phones and apps spy on us in a new and concerning ways. Relationship Status: It’s Complicated We’re in a privacy conundrum with our tech: We hate it, but we love it; ...

Consumer Threat Notices

3 Reasons You Need a Personal VPN

It used to be the case that only businesses used virtual private networks (VPNs) to connect securely to the internet and keep their private data safe. But these days, with the rapid growth of online threats and privacy concerns, even the casual internet user should seriously consider using a VPN. ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Before Getting Rid of Your Old Devices, Say “Goodbye” to Lingering Data

When you think about it, the lifecycle of our devices is pretty short. Within a few years of getting a new phone or tablet, for example, we’re often tempted to upgrade to newer, faster models. A common problem with this is that we sometimes forget about the wealth of personal ...

Trusted Advisor

Protecting Your Privacy on Social Media

Social media sites are made for sharing, so protecting your privacy sometimes comes as an afterthought. But, the kind of information you share and whom you share it with can make a big difference between having a positive experience on social media, and putting your money and private details at ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Protecting Your Privacy on Social Media

Social media sites are made for sharing, so protecting your privacy sometimes comes as an afterthought. But, the kind of information you share and whom you share it with can make a big difference between having a positive experience on social media, and putting your money and private details at ...

Enterprise

Stopping Ransomware in Its Tracks

At every partner visit I have, I hear about ransomware – the malware that makes our customers’ files unusable until they pay off the attacker. It’s everywhere, hitting large and small businesses with equal disruptions and damage. And customers are begging for help in keeping ransomware out of their endpoints ...

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