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Why We All Need a Password Manager

The more connected the world gets, the more vulnerable we become. For years many years now, there has a well-known website that collects and exposes thousands of insecure webcams from around the world. Anyone with web access can see these private camera streams. What lets the feeds be accessed so easily? In most cases it’s […]

Defense in Depth: Why Layered Security is Always the Best Approach

Imagine living in a house with quality locks, a fire extinguisher, a doorbell camera, and a well-thought-out plan for emergencies. Would that make you feel secure? Probably so, but what if the electricity went out for three weeks in February. You would have liked to have a generator at that point, right? Covering your security […]

New Years Resolution: Keeping Cyber Safe!

2021 has ended with a record-breaking year for data breaches. According to Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) research, the total number of data breaches through September 30, 2021 already exceeded the total number of events in 2020 by 17%, with 1,291 breaches in 2021 compared to 1,108 breaches in 2020. We’re here to review ways for you to […]

Log4Shell Java Zero-Day Vulnerability Creates Critical Risk to The Internet

Log4Shell Java Zero-Day Vulnerability Creates Critical Risk to The Internet An active zero-day Java vulnerability has impacted widely used software from companies including Amazon, Apple, Tesla, Twitter, and Microsoft. The exploit which has been named Log4Shell, manipulates the Apache Log4j2 logging tool in a way that can grant total system takeover to the attacker. The […]

DUO Adds Another Layer of Protection!

Cybercriminals can easily gain access to an account when there aren’t layers of protection from stopping them. Hackers don’t want to work too hard to obtain information, so making it harder for malicious attacks to happen is ideal. One way to keep your information safe is having Multi-Factor Authentication! What is Multi-Factor Authentication? Multi-Factor Authentication […]

Reduce The Risk of Spam Emails!

About 122.3 billion email spam messages get distributed each day. That’s about 85% of the world’s daily email traffic. But what if we told you there was a way to have protection against spam AND have email threat protection? We’re here to review a way that can help companies keep their email protected. Essentials for Email […]

Keep Your Internet Traffic Secure!

With a current worldwide estimated population of 7.8 billion, approximately 4.93 billion people have access to and use the internet frequently. That means that 63.2% of the world population uses the internet. So why should anyone think to have a protective DNS service? We’re here to review what a protective DNS service is and how it can […]

Trick or Treat! – Cyber Security Awareness At Your Door

Halloween is right around the corner! October is also Cyber Security Awareness Month and we’re here to review some tips to keep your information safe. Don’t Click Spooky Links From Strangers We’re taught to never take candy from strangers, so opening links from an unknown source can be just as dangerous! Phishing scams are designed […]

If you use Apple products, it’s time for a critical update

Hackers can now break into your Apple devices just by sending you an iMessage. Once the hacker accesses the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, iPod Touch, or Mac computer, they can grab data, record calls, steal passwords and more. This is a big one. University of Toronto’s research group The Citizen Lab has revealed this vulnerability […]