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Working Remotely? Remember to Secure Your Webcam!

The Covid-19 pandemic, also known as the novel coronavirus, has affected daily life in unprecedented ways. Because of home-work and homeschooling measures, millions of Americans are using video conferencing for the first time. With this surge in new users, there…

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Happy Data Privacy Day! Are You Protected?

There’s no doubt people spend A LOT of time on the Internet. Hence the need for an annual Data Privacy Day! The Digital 2019 Report reveals that the average Internet user spends more than a quarter of their life on…

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Smart Home Technology – Friend or Foe?

Anyone buying any cool tech gifts for themselves or for loved ones this holiday season? The possibilities are endless when it comes to “smart” devices that are available for you and your home! These devices range from smart plugs and…

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Cyber Security Awareness – Be Aware!!!

Now that it is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, what better time to educate yourself on the current levels of cybercrime around the world. More than half of mid-market businesses have experienced a data breach[1], and more than 175 million…

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Protecting Your Identity After a Data Breach

Capital One announced recently that a hacker had accessed the personal information of 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million in Canada that had applied for credit with the Virginia-based bank. The affected information includes credit scores,…

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Understanding The Internet of Things

You may have heard the term “The Internet of Things”, one of the growing buzz-words in an industry chock full of them. But what does it really mean, and how might it impact you? To provide some potential answers, let’s…

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Break Your Gaming Addiction for Good Health

I became interested in health and wellness at a very young age, in part because of my own health struggles, but mostly because my mother is an alternative health fanatic. She is our family doctor for all intents and purposes, and under…

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Defending Against the Scut Farkus of the Internet World

Many of you may remember the V-8 juice commercial where someone forgets their daily dose of tomato-flavored goodness, proceeds to initiate the face palm, and exclaims, “Wow, I could have had a V-8!”   We have all done this at some…

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The Net Neutrality Debate Explained

If you’ve been following the news lately, you’ve probably heard a lot about the debate over net neutrality and the ongoing dispute between billion dollar companies over the Internet. Most people, however, probably don’t understand what the dispute is really…

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Giving Thanks for Technology

Thanksgiving week!  It’s always been one of my favorite holidays.  Family, food, and spending time reflecting on the things you’re thankful for. I thought it would be fun to reflect on how I’m thankful for technology and how it has,…

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