Cybercrime

Online Safety at Work: Our Collective Responsibility

Your organization’s online safety and security are a responsibility every employee shares.  Today all workplaces face the growing risk of cyberattacks. No matter where you are employed – whether it’s at corporate headquarters, a downtown restaurant, hospital, government agency or school ‒ online safety and security are a responsibility we all share. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are more than 30 million small businesses nationwide. These organizations have a

How to Protect Your Family from Mail Fraud

Most of us know to ignore those email scams that offer life-changing sums of money for a little investment up front. But what about the scams that get delivered right to your front step? From phony job offers to fake sweepstakes, mail fraud plays all the same notes as phishing emails and other social engineering attacks. And even if you’re the type of security-aware individual that would never fall for

Helping to protect the internet is “Our Shared Responsibility” that begins at home.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 1, 2018 ‒ Today marks the first day of the 15th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an extensive online safety awareness and education initiative co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Each week throughout the month will highlight cybersecurity awareness by examining a specific theme. Focus areas include practicing good cybersecurity at home; building a capable cyber workforce; establishing a strong culture

Cost-Saving Ways to Implement a Cyber Security Plan

The obligations of maintaining sufficient cybersecurity are growing for individuals, businesses, and governments alike. The global cyber security market, once valued at $3.5 billion in 2004, is projected to reach $231 billion by 2022. The number of targets at risk is also growing at an alarming rate. According to experts at Intel, our planet could have 200 billion connected devices by 2020, about 26 “smart objects” for every single person

Protect Your Child from Cyber Bullying

The era of the internet is undoubtedly a magic that has become an essential element in our lives. Everyone has their individual cell phone, tablet, and pads. All these tech-devices, when connected to the internet, enable users to use digital media apps such as Facebook, Yahoo, Line, Vine, Tinder, WhatsApp, Instagram and plenty of others alike. These social networking apps have filed plenty of colors in our lives, but at

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