Category: Digital Identity

Are You Sharing Too Much Online?

In the 21st century, people live a whole lot of their lives online. On one hand, this can be a good thing. On the internet, you can connect with friends who live thousands of miles away, get minute-by-minute news updates, and find information about nearly any topic. However, there’s a potential dark side to all Read More…

The Healthcare Industry Versus Data Breaches

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are more eyes than ever on the U.S. healthcare system. Much of that is focused on the handling of the pandemic itself. But others are also looking more closely at healthcare organizations’ vulnerabilities when it comes to data security and breaches. To help you learn more about Read More…

Safety Tips for Online Banking

These days, banking online is a pretty common practice. As of 2018, 73% of U.S. consumers reported using online banking (on a desktop or laptop), while 59% utilized mobile banking (on a smartphone or tablet). And given current stay-at-home measures, those numbers can only have gone up. As with so many things that become commonplace, Read More…

Staying Safe on Video Chats

Video chatting is nothing new. However, with more and more people stuck at home these days and unable to meet with others in person, video chat’s popularity has shot through the roof. Over the course of March alone, new Zoom subscribers rose an incredible 728%! Other major providers–Facebook, Apple, Google, Skype–have increased their existing video Read More…

Legitimate Reasons to Use the Dark Web

What do you think happens on the dark web? You might think exclusively of drug dealing, hiring hitmen, and the selling of Social Security Numbers. If those are your only thoughts on the dark web, it makes sense that you’d want to stay as far away from it as possible. After all, there’s no way Read More…

Ways to Learn About and Recover From Data Breaches

It’s impossible to recover from a data breach if you don’t know how to discover and monitor them. How can you stay safe from data breaches?

Increasing Online Safety When You’re Not Tech-Savvy

For some people, online safety is easy. Especially if you’ve grown up on the internet, it’s easy to remember all the different ways to stay safe while surfing the web. However, if you don’t use the internet much, or you’re older and didn’t grow up online, it’s easy to overlook the things that some people Read More…

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Digital Identity

Being as we’re well into spring, the impulse to clean things up and air things out has become stronger. While you’re already in a tidying mood, why not take some time to clean up your digital footprint and strengthen your security, as well? You don’t need to be a technological wiz to do so, either. Read More…

A Guide to Safe Online Shopping

Online shopping is a great way to get whatever you need without having to hunt for it in person. From huge retailers like Amazon to small retailers (such as the individual stores on Etsy), there’s something that caters to your needs, no matter how niche or “strange.” Non-cash payment options, such as credit cards, online Read More…

Can I Track Someone’s Phone?

Looking for more information about someone’s comings and goings? Want to know more about who that person is talking to? In both cases, you might consider tracking that person’s phone. There are a number of different ways to do it, and people can determine their own methods of phone tracking. However, more important than the Read More…