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Multi-factor Authentication: What It Is and Why You Should Use It

Have you noticed that many websites and apps are starting to require more than just a password to login to your account? Do you get annoyed and frustrated and wish you didn’t have to do it? The fact is, more…

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World Backup Day! The 5 W’s of Data Backup

Times are really different right now compared to years past, but today is March 31, and that means it’s World Backup Day. As we’re quarantined and trying to stay healthy, it may be a good time to remind ourselves about…

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Juice Jacking: What You Need to Know

We have probably all been to a public building where there are signs offering a free service to plug in your device at a charging location. Without thinking, we hurriedly plug in our device to the USB, by either using our…

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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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Back Up Your Data on March 31—or Risk Becoming an April Fool!

Data loss can strike at any time, and the cost of recovery will be high—unless you have a recent, usable backup. Take the first step to protecting your valuable information by following the 5 Ws of backing up data—the who,…

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Equifax Data Breach Anniversary: Why It’s Time to Check Your Identity Defenses

Greater than 50%. Those are the odds your important personally identifying information (PII) was exposed in the 2017 Equifax data breach. You are forgiven, if the September 2017 announcement of the breach now seems like ancient history, but it’s critical…

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Think Twice Before Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s increasingly technological society, public Wi-Fi is found almost everywhere: airports, hotels, malls, restaurants, and coffee shops to name a few. Since it is so commonplace, most of us connect to the free Wi-Fi without thinking twice. While it…

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Your Business and the Fight Against Cyber Crime

I recently received a letter from a medical group stating that my personal data may have been stolen as a result of a hacking attack. I’d been to this doctor once in only the past five years, but nonetheless, my…

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