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Invest in a quality antivirus solution

There are many free antivirus solutions out there that promise to block malware attacks, but the truth is that many of these products come with limitations. Users of free antivirus programs commonly experience unreliable customer support, buggy updates and unauthorized sharing of data. So, when it comes to cybersecurity, do your future self a favor […]

Keep tabs on your bank and credit card statements

Be sure to continuously check your accounts for any unauthorized activity. Good record keeping goes hand-in-hand with managing your cybersecurity. Another tip for monitoring activity is to set up alerts so that if your credit card is used, you will receive an email or text message with the transaction details.

Never save your credit card details on online accounts

If you’re someone who does a lot of online shopping, you might have your credit card details saved with certain online accounts. Companies give you this option because they want to increase the likelihood of you making a purchase. While this may be more convenient than always having to manually enter your credit card info, […]

Cybersecurity Safety Tips for Your New Tech Toys

The winter holiday season is a bonanza for the tech industry. Every firm from Apple to Nintendo sees its earnings skyrocket during the months of November and December, when millions of smartphones, tablets, game consoles, PCs and more fly off the shelves. A Consumer Technology Association survey found that more than two-thirds of American adults planned […]

Preparing for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019

Each October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the U.S., an occasion to become more knowledgeable about security best practices. For NCSAM 2019, the themes are personal accountability and proactivity. Even a strong password is not necessarily enough to protect your accounts from unauthorized access. The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS), […]

Toggle your ad blocker to balance security and usability

Not all websites work well with ad blockers. In some cases, their basic functionality will break unless the ad blocker is deactivated. If you have an ad blocked installed, make sure you know how to toggle it on and off. Keeping it on is a good idea on some websites that use aggressive advertising as […]