Tag: Cyber Crime

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…

What Do New Data Privacy Laws Mean for You?

Data privacy is an important topic, but it’s one not many people know about. What are the newest data privacy laws, and what do they mean for you?

Holiday Scams to Avoid

There are many things associated with the holidays: quiet time with family, shopping, social gatherings…and holiday scams. Voracious scammers recognize this season as a time of cheer and good will. And they’ll use every dirty trick at their disposal to take advantage of that. But you don’t have to be perpetually afraid that a scammer Read More…

Project Strobe–Important Things to Know

If you’ve dabbled in the world of cybersecurity, you’ve probably heard of Project Strobe, if not in name, then at least in agency. This Google-headed policy is a step toward more privacy for Google Chrome users. It came in large part because of the ways in which data was leaking more and more often on Read More…

Easy Ways to Stop Unwanted Emails, Spam, and Telemarketers

Whether you accidentally entered your phone or email on a disreputable website, or someone just got your contact information by taking a lucky guess, it can be extremely annoying to be suddenly inundated with calls, emails, and other spam communication. You may be tempted to stop using your phone altogether; or, you could start letting Read More…

How to Tell if an Ad Is Clickbait

The number of people vying for your attention is also slowly but surely rising as more and more companies try to build their business on the internet. That means that companies need to create more interesting ways to get you interested in their content. The desire to capture your attention, without even necessarily having to Read More…

Three New Impostor Scams of 2018

You’ve probably heard of fraudulent emails claiming to be a government agency or phone calls requesting that cash is sent under the pretense of a loved one in trouble. What do these cons have in common? They are referred to as “impostor scams.” Although they come in countless varieties, these scammers try to impersonate someone Read More…

How to Teach Children to Use the Internet Safely

The internet is an important part of our everyday life. No matter who you are, it’s likely that you use the internet every day — whether you use it for work, play, or both. Over half the world’s population has internet access. That’s a whopping 4.1 billion people worldwide. The internet is an easy, simple Read More…