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Public Wi-Fi Checklist: 7 Things to Remember Before Signing On

Public Wi-Fi is everywhere. According to BBC News, there is one hotspot to 150 people worldwide. Of course, in some countries, the ratio is a lot smaller. In the United Kingdom, for instance, there is one hotspot for every 11 people. Indeed, it is easier to connect than ever before, whether you are just stopping […]

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Blog Hotspot Shield - Cyber Security Policies

5 Cybersecurity Policies Your Company Should Implement

Cybersecurity is a major concern for nearly every business today. While proper software and hardware offer a first line of defense against cyber criminals, it’s important to institute company policies that will guide the behavior of employees at every level. Simple human error is often the cause of a cybersecurity breach. Providing proper guidelines and […]

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Blog Hotspot Shield - Twitter Security Tips

6 Simple Ways to Protect Your Twitter Account from Hackers

Twitter hacks are far from an uncommon occurrence. Users ranging from major news media outlets to A-list celebrities have suffered the effects of unscrupulous hackers. Depending on the nature of the hack, the effects can range from annoying to disastrous. While there are ways you can recover from a Twitter hack, a far better tactic […]

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What Brocade’s New Encryption Functionality Could Mean for Data Privacy

What Brocade’s new encryption functionality could mean for data privacy is far-reaching, especially for businesses looking to move increasing amounts of data to cloud storage. How much can the company’s efforts boost privacy across the private and public sectors? The details shed new light. Ensuring End-to-End Data Security By adding top-level encryption to secure data […]

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The Net Neutrality Vote

Cyberspace is part of our real space; we use the Internet for entertainment, information, social connections, work, and so much more. Because it plays such an integral role in everyday life, we benefit when the Internet is an open, fair place where access is universal, and no company gets to dictate what we can and […]

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7 Ways to Celebrate Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day takes place on January 28 each year. This day is designated internationally as a time to focus on protecting and respecting privacy, raising awareness about data risks, and empowering consumers to be accountable for how and where their information is used. Celebrate Data Privacy Day this year with the following activities to […]

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VPN Prevents Google Queries from Being Linked Publicly to an IP Address

The majority of your search history is probably not all that sensitive; perhaps you Googled where to buy tickets for the latest Hunger Games flick or how to get rid of belly fat. Search queries like these don’t really require the utmost confidentiality, but consider the other topics that you search. Thinking your search anonymous, […]

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How to Shop Online Safely on Cyber Monday

Last year, shoppers spent record amounts of money on Cyber Monday. A majority of shoppers did their shopping on mobile and tablet devices. The proliferation of mobile and tablet devices should lead to another record Cyber Monday shopping. Adobe predicts that Cyber Monday online spending is expected to break $2.60 billion in 2014. For those […]

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