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4 Ways to Make Your Social Media Passwords More Secure

Social media passwords are not usually well-managed. How can you ensure that they’re as strong as possible?

Encrypt your hard drive in case your PC is ever lost or stolen

Losing your computer can be as bad as losing your wallet or purse, since it probably contains a lot of extractable personal information, including financial details. Disk encryption eliminates this risk by making all data on your hard drive inaccessible to anyone without a specific key (password). Use FileVault on macOS or BitLocker on Windows […]

How to protect your identity when traveling

Identity theft is a constant concern for travelers and anyone who uses the internet or a payment card. Here’s how to reduce your risk.

What to do when a company with your personal information gets hacked

Don’t panic – follow these best practices after a hack and you can protect yourself. 

5 password mistakes many people make

Proper password creation and protection are by far the most important parts of personal cyber security. A hacker with access to your login credentials can pretty much steal your online identity. In fact, the Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 63 percent of observed hacks originated from poor password control. So, what kinds […]

Connected Cars: Hackers next target

Connected cars are a reality, but are they secured? Private information, software updates and specialized applications for Connected Cars are the three main areas under which hackers can initiate attacks. The industry can no longer ignore the security problems associated with the communication and internet services that are included in the new generation of Connected […]