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Cybersecurity tips for older adults

Cybercriminals often target older adults who might be less tech-savvy than younger generations. There are many different ways hackers can steal your private information, so it’s important to follow certain safety practices when using the internet and logging in and out of devices. Here are some of the best ways to protect yourself from cybercriminal […]

Cybersecurity tips for avoiding malware while working from home

It’s important to think carefully about changing your habits to work from home in a way that’s productive, collaborative and, perhaps most importantly, secure. Hackers are interested in exploiting new vulnerabilities as employees disperse. A March 2020 survey of the CNBC Technology Council found that 36% of respondents at that time already saw an increase […]

Cybersecurity while traveling

When you’re traveling—it is always important to practice safe online behavior and take proactive steps to secure Internet-enabled devices. Whether it’s your computer, smartphone, game device, or other network devices, the best defense against viruses and malware is to update to the latest security software, web browser, and operating systems. Sign up for automatic updates, […]

Consider turning off cookies in your browser

Cookies are tiny files that help websites keep you logged in and show you curated content such as ads. While they do make browsing the internet easier, they can also pose a cybersecurity risk, since they contain your private data and can be intercepted by hackers. If you want more security going from website to […]

Block access to Siri when your iPhone is locked

Did you know that Siri can respond to any request from any voice, even if your iPhone is locked? While this may offer slightly higher convenience, it’s also a cybersecurity risk. If you leave your phone unattended, someone could ask Siri for your private information. To avoid this, go to your settings and make sure […]

Use Apple Watch to find your iPhone

Don’t let thieves or your own forgetfulness put your cybersecurity at risk. If your iPhone gets stolen or lost, you can use your Apple Watch to recover it with the Find my iPhone app. This is an extremely helpful tool that will help protect your personal information, not to mention save you the cost of […]