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7 Internet Security Myths (and their Realities) Debunked

Most Internet users are aware of the vague presence of online threats, but too many harbor outdated images of cybercriminals. Your tactics may have protected you from online threats of the early 2000s, but criminals evolve at a stunning speed. To stay safe, you need to update your defenses as often as the criminals update their […]

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How to Avoid the Holiday Shopping Trap – Tips for Safe Online Shopping [Infographic]

The holiday shopping season is here. This year, Adobe predicts that Cyber Monday online spending is expected to break $2.27 billion, which will be an increase of 55% compared to 2012. But shoppers should be careful. Cyber criminals are most active in unleashing malware, viruses, and various scams during the holiday shopping season. Fortunately, the […]

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

How You Can Get Involved During National Cyber Security Awareness Month

The month of October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This year marks the 10th anniversary of NCSAM and the theme is Our Shared Responsibility. With each passing year, the internet becomes a more and more integral part of our daily lives. At home, school, work or on the go, we use the internet to […]

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10 Password Security Tips for Stronger Password Security

With Apple recently rolling out its new “Touch ID” fingerprint biometric technology, will any one of us ever has to enter a password again? Probably NOT! While biometrics is certainly an option for authentication and a fingerprint is the most likely method of password deployment, it will be a long time until (if ever) a […]

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What Do College Students Think About Online Privacy & Security?

There is a widespread belief that young people care little about online privacy and security. If Millennials truly cared about their privacy, they wouldn’t share so much personal information freely over the internet, the argument goes. To find out the truth, we polled 1200+ students at 523 colleges and universities in the US and UK* […]

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Back to School: Must Follow Internet Safety Tips to Protect Your Teens

The proliferation of smart phones and tablet devices has enabled teens to spend more time online today than at any other time during the Internet Age. According to the 2012 Pew Research Center survey that explored technology use among 802 youth between the ages of 12-17 in the US, 78% of teens now have a cell phone, […]

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