RECENT BLOG POSTS
Though you might not realize it, your electronic devices are probably spying on you. These things, like your cell phone, know everything from what you are reading to where you are at any given time. How do they know it? Well, many times, you actually give the device and its apps permission to col...
11/19/2021
During the holiday season, people are constantly posting family photos online, especially photos that contain kids. Sure, you think your kids are the most adorable out there, but do you really want the entire world to have access to these pictures? Do you want everyone to know where you live? …an...
11/12/2021
You might not realize it, but there are scammers out there that are focused on conference attendees and exhibitors. What do they want? They want money wires, credit card numbers, and any personal information that they can use to steal a person’s identity. One way that a scammer can get this info ...
11/04/2021
Awareness; knowledge or perception of a situation or fact.Appreciation: a full understanding of a situation.“My business has been hacked. Now what?” Here are the steps you should employ immediately.Hire a Professional – When a business is hacked, it is entirely possible they were compromised beca...
10/26/2021
Kids used to be really happy with necklace kits, puzzles, and building blocks, but these days, they really prefer other things, including tech gifts, which can connect them to the rest of the world.But, with these gifts, not only do they get something techy, but they also come with risks includin...
09/30/2021
Not too long ago, I heard from a friend, and he told me his mom was scammed. I was immediately intrigued. He goes on to tell me that since his dad died last year, his mom had signed up for online dating. My friend told his mom that online dating can be dangerous, but she blew it off. Soon, she me...
09/23/2021
Many people wonder if it is safe in certain situations to give out their Social Security number. We sure are asked for it a lot, but do you have to give it? When is it necessary? Here is some perspective: One of the best rules you can live by is this: just because a person asks for your Social Se...
09/17/2021
If you have a small or medium sized business, it is likely that you have staff who are bringing their tablets, phones, iPads, and laptops to work every day. However, all of this puts your business to risk as they can also bring malware into your network.On top of this, any of these devices can be...
09/10/2021
You might not think that you could ever be a victim of cybercrimes, but you would be incorrect. You are just as much of a possible victim than anyone else, and you have to know how to protect yourself.One of the easiest ways that hackers can get victims is to trick people into clicking links in e...
09/02/2021
Do you have kids who have been asking you for a smart phone? You might even know people who have kids your kids’ ages, and they have smart phones. How old is old enough for a smart phone and what age is it a good idea? This might sound like I’m bragging, but I’m not, people tell me ALL THE TIME “...
08/20/2021