Are autocomplete passwords safe?

Are autocomplete passwords safe?

Advertisements and suggestions based on our internet browsing habits are sources of online tracking. However, autocomplete passwords are also another source of online tracking. This sneaky tactic comes with serious security risks. Here’s how you can stop it from targeting you. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion […]

Don’t Let The Super Bowl Be Your Big Day Of Cybercrime

Don’t Let The Super Bowl Be Your Big Day Of Cybercrime

The Super Bowl is coming to Atlanta’s Mercedes Benz Stadium on February 3rd. Whether you’re going to the game or yelling at the TV somewhere else with friends, there are a host of cyber security concerns to consider.

Cyber criminals thrive on the excitement and chaos surrounding big events which create the best conditions for easily distracted prey.

VPNs: Why you need them

VPNs: Why you need them

Installing antivirus software and setting strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With hackers, third parties, and ISPs constantly monitoring networks and your online habits, hopping onto a virtual private network (VPN) is crucial for keeping your surfing habits private. Here’s why. What is a VPN? The best way to describe […]

Think your password is secure? Think again

Think your password is secure? Think again

A password policy designed for federal agencies must be secure, right? Surprisingly, that hasn’t been the case, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The NIST created many of the password best practices you probably loathe — the combination of letters, numbers, and special characters — but it now says those guidelines […]

Not all hackers are cybercriminals

Not all hackers are cybercriminals

Newspaper headlines and Hollywood movies have shaped our understanding of computer hackers, but in the real world it’s not so simple. Some hackers are making massive contributions to the field of cybersecurity, it just depends on which hat they’re wearing that day. Take a few minutes to learn about white, black, and gray hat hackers. […]

Here’s Why the Dark Web Matters

Here’s Why the Dark Web Matters

Most of the civilized world is on the Internet every day – businesses large and small, governments, educators, adults, children and, unfortunately, criminals. The Internet may seem like a world without boundaries allowing us to find just about any kind of information, learn about other cultures, conduct business across the globe and even socialize with family and friends.

Our Top Cyber-Safety Tips for the Holidays

Our Top Cyber-Safety Tips for the Holidays

The upcoming holidays are like the Super Bowl of cyber-crime. Many of us our experiencing the joys of the season and may be less inclined to keep our guards up. Crooks know this and respond by bringing their A game. Here are some key areas of concerns as well as a few tips to avoid getting hacked:

Public Wi-Fi

Use public Wi-Fi networks sparingly and certainly not for viewing personal or financial information.

The lowdown on cloud security

The lowdown on cloud security

If you’re thinking of transitioning your business to the cloud, consider the security of the platform. While providers would like us to believe that the friendly, fluffy cloud image used to market the service means it is automatically secure, the reality is far different. Just ask one of the nearly seven million Dropbox users who […]