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Poor Password Practices: The Curse of the Cybersecurity Risk Index Score

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. Your password passing habit may not be as be as harmless as you think. And yes, that includes Netflix login info too. That’s one finding to come out of our newly released study of 2020’s Most (and Least) Cyber-Secure States. In this year’s analysis of the cyber readiness of all 50 U.S. states, and in partnership with Wakefield Rese
Publish At:2020-05-18 13:03 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile personal data phishing privacy

Mental Health and Mindful Tech

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. Anyone who has spent late nights scrolling through their social media feed or grinding on video games knows one thing is true: Technology can be a good thing, but only in moderation. Like too much of anything, spending a lot of time on the internet or social media can lead to unhealthy consequences. Since May is mental health awareness
Publish At:2020-05-03 06:24 | Read:240 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile

2020’s Most (and Least) Cyber-Secure States

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. For the past several years, Webroot and its partners have conducted a series of studies aimed at better understanding the attitudes, perspectives, and behaviors related to cyber hygiene in United States. This helps users determine which behaviors put them most at risk and which behavioral changes could help increase their cyber resilie
Publish At:2020-04-04 15:10 | Read:317 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile malware phishing

Lost or Stolen Device? Here’s What to do Next

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. It’s a nightmare, it’s inconvenient, and it’s inevitable. Losing or having your smart device stolen poses a significant, looming privacy risk— we just don’t like to think about it. However, this is an instance where hiding your head in the sand will only make you more susceptible to attack. The personal data living on your family&#
Publish At:2020-04-01 09:03 | Read:354 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile android ios

5 Security Tips for Setting Up a New Device

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. The last thing you want to do when you get a new computer, mobile device, or tablet is spend a lot of time setting it up. But like any major appliance, these devices are something you want to invest a little time setting up properly. Often, they’re not cheap. And you want them to last. So, before you jump online and start shopping, gam
Publish At:2020-03-11 19:54 | Read:467 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile

Cybersecurity Tips for Online Holiday Shopping

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. The holiday shopping season is prime time for digital purchases and cybercriminals are cashing in on the merriment. With online shopping officially becoming more popular than traditional in-store visits this year, all signs point to an increase in cyberattacks. It’s more important than ever to be mindful of potential dangers so you can
Publish At:2019-12-13 16:10 | Read:796 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile

What You Need to Know about Cyberbullying

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. Have you noticed a decrease in your child’s happiness or an increase in their anxiety? Cyberbullying might be the cause to these behavioral changes. Bullying is no longer confined to school playgrounds and neighborhood alleys. It has long moved into the online world, thanks to the easy access to technology. Between Twitter, SnapCha
Publish At:2019-12-03 20:10 | Read:506 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile

5 Tips for Feeling Your Best in Your Home Office

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. With major advancements in communication technology, many employees and entrepreneurs are opting to work from home at least some of the time. In fact, according to CNBC, 70 percent of people globally worked remotely at least once a week in 2018. And why shouldn’t they? They save gas and time by not commuting, plus they get to
Publish At:2019-11-20 15:10 | Read:921 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile

Cookies, Pixels, and Other Ways Advertisers are Tracking You Online

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. In May of 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in the EU. Seemingly overnight, websites everywhere started throwing pop-ups to inform us about their use of cookies and our privacy rights. While the presence of the pop-ups may be reassuring to some (and annoying to others), the real issue is that very few
Publish At:2019-10-17 16:10 | Read:1109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Posts Home + Mobile

Online Gaming Risks and Kids: What to Know and How to Protect Them

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. Online games aren’t new. Consumers have been playing them since as early as 1960. However, the market is evolving—games that used to require the computing power of dedicated desktops can now be powered by smartphones, and online gaming participation has skyrocketed. This unfortunately means that the dangers of online gaming have evolve
Publish At:2019-10-10 16:10 | Read:3336 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Posts Home + Mobile antivirus privacy

STEM for Kids: Why Does it Matter?

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. You have probably seen or heard news reports about STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and how important STEM jobs are for the economy; or maybe you’ve heard reports on schools that are making strides to improve their STEM programs for kids. It’s important for parents with school-aged c
Publish At:2019-09-26 21:10 | Read:1476 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Posts Home + Mobile

Keeping Your Vehicle Secure Against Smart Car Hacks

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. An unfortunate reality of all smart devices is that, the smarter they get, and the more integrated into our lives they become, the more devastating a security breach can be. Smart cars are no exception. On the contrary, they come with their own specific set of vulnerabilities. Following high-profile incidents like the infamous Jeep hac
Publish At:2019-09-19 15:40 | Read:879 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Posts Home + Mobile

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