How to Prevent Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying presents a tough challenge for parents and kids alike. Young people spend a lot of time on social media sites and various chat apps, both of which offer common ground for cyberbullies. Unlike physical bullying, it’s difficult for parents to identify when their child might be a victim, especially since there are few if any, physical signs. And kids are likely to hide evidence of bullying from their families. Below

Let's Talk About Your Passwords

For years, security experts have recommended complexity as a measure of strength. Your password should contain double-digit characters. Your password should contain symbols, numbers, and letters. Your password should utilize upper and lowercase letters. Shuffle in some randomness, change them periodically and finally, your password passes the minimal requirements of what is considered “secure.” But now your password is difficult to type and even harder to remember. Which would be

Inbound Marketing for eCommerce 101

The simplest way to describe inbound marketing is to use the old, familiar phrase “soft-sell”. You see, your audience is quite suspicious of all your hard-sell attempts, believing that your offer simply must be too good to be true (which is often the case). This is where inbound marketing comes in, offering a much subtler approach to this situation. Its main goal is not to persuade your audience to buy

DOWNLOAD: Think Like a Cybercriminal _SolarWinds

Cybercriminals are a diverse lot, yet you can spot some patterns and motives across the group. For victims, be they businesses or individuals, the outcome of an encounter can usually be quantified—some sort of loss has occurred. From here, you can start to understand the cybercriminal’s motives. The degree of loss can suggest the motive and operating capability of the cybercriminal, but the type of attack must also be considered.

Preventing Intellectual Property Theft

It would be hard to find a company today that has not wound its way through the digital transformation to some extent. And whether its final product is in the form of software coding or scientific formulas, the increasing digitization of sensitive information puts intellectual property at risk of theft. As all aspects of life move tighter into the electronic embrace, the challenge for businesses and their intellectual property is keeping

Children and Technology: A Preventive Measure or an Invasion of Privacy?

In the “Arkangel” episode of the popular series Black Mirror, an overprotective mother decides to implant a chip in her daughter’s brain so she can use her tablet and an app to monitor everything her little girl sees and feels. This system, originally designed as a parental control app, allows the mom not only to see what her child sees, but also monitor her emotions and moods, and even “filter” images that