What if you found out that there were hundreds of cookies hidden somewhere in your house? Breaking out your inner child, you’d likely rush off to find them. Unfortunately, these hidden cookies are not ones that you can see, or even eat. They are computer cookies, and they affect your online privacy. Here’s what you need to know about cookies, including the different types of computer cookies, and how you can block and delete them.
You may have heard of the GDPR: it’s sweeping the news and is drawing attention to internet privacy policies all over the world. An acronym for General Data Protection Regulation, the GDPR is a European Union law meant to protect the personal data of residents all over the continent. Giving individuals the right to privacy, here’s what you need to know about the GDPR.
In a world full of scammers and hackers, checking your email has become more tedious than ever. With phishing attempts on the rise, it’s important for businesses to train employees on email security. Here’s how to avoid clicking on dangerous emails.
Have you ever wondered why the letters HTTP or HTTPS suddenly appear in your web browser after a search? It’s not random. HTTP is an acronym for HyperText Transfer Protocol and HTTPS represents the same acronym followed by the word ‘secure’. Seen in every browser after every search, it’s important to know the difference between HTTP and HTTPS. Understanding this small distinction just may save you from handing over your information to online hackers.
You’re sitting in a McDonald’s by yourself. Bored, you pull out your phone and connect to the food chain’s public wi-fi network. Rumor has it that these networks can be dangerous, but that slips your mind as you find yourself quickly engaged by notifications and news stories. Unbeknownst to you, your information is now at risk. You need to stop using public wi-fi.
You’re using the cloud right now to read this blog post. Essentially, being “in the cloud” means you store and access data over the internet. The cloud isn’t magical - it’s composed of online managed data centers. A host of cloud computing options present new opportunities for your business.
Are cybersecurity risks keeping you up at night? Did you know the greatest cybersecurity risk in your company is the person who sits behind the keyboard? In fact, 90% or more of successful cyberattacks are caused by human error.
We all know a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. In cybersecurity, that potential weak link is a human. The best cybersecurity tools in the world won’t protect from a careless employee. Every day, hackers exploit our human vulnerabilities to create cybersecurity risks.
You may know someone who’s been a victim of a cybersecurity attack. Or, maybe you’ve experienced it first-hand. The clean-up is time-consuming and expensive. A cybersecurity risk management plan will help keep your business safer.