Category: Digital Identity

Your Complete Guide to Ad Retargeting

“Retargeting” is a term commonly used when discussing advertising. But it can be a foreign concept if you’re not involved in the world of cybersecurity or advertising. To make matters even more complicated, people discuss it in both positive and negative terms. That can make it even more confusing if you don’t know much about Read More…

How COVID Has Affected Cybersecurity

When COVID first hit, the exodus of workers to home offices was one of the most dramatic solutions devised to try and keep people safer. Safer, that is, when it came to people’s health. The safety of cybersecurity infrastructures was another matter. Months later, millions of people continue to work from home, connected to their Read More…

What Makes Up Your Digital Identity

Any time you go online, you add to what is known as your digital footprint, or digital identity. In short, your digital identity is made up of any and all information that exists about you online. That might sound scary from a privacy point of view, but it doesn’t have to. All it takes is Read More…

Is It Time to Revisit Your Privacy Settings?

Cybersecurity is a hot topic, especially as more and more issues regarding it rise up from big companies. Part of the issue is that people haven’t passed legislation sufficient to address the current reality of cybercrime. How do privacy laws in the physical world translate to privacy laws online? Most legislation doesn’t have an answer Read More…

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?