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Why is HTTPS important?

Posted on Thursday February 28, 2019  |  web browsing, security, phishing, https everywhere, https, http, firefox, encryption, chrome

Many internet users still do not understand what the padlock icon in their web browser's address bar is for. It represents HTTPS, a security feature that authenticates websites and protects the information users submit to them. This is an important feature that lets users know whether the site they are visiting is secure or not.

 

VPNs: Why you need them

Posted on Tuesday January 08, 2019  |  vpn, virtual private network, server, privacy, ip leaking, encryption, cybersecurity

Installing antivirus software and setting strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With hackers, third parties, and ISPs constantly monitoring networks and your online habits, hopping onto a virtual private network (VPN) is crucial for keeping your surfing habits private. Here's why.

 

Is the IoT a boon or a bane in healthcare?

Posted on Monday December 03, 2018  |  updates, security, iot, intrusion prevention systems, internet of things, healthcare, encryption, electronic healthcare records, authentication

The rule of cybersecurity states that anything that connects to the internet can be hacked. With the increasing popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) in the healthcare industry, every business should be on alert.

 

How to protect your Office 365 data

Posted on Thursday November 15, 2018  |  session timeouts, policy alerts, office 365, multi factor authentication, mobile device management, encryption, data security, compliance, calendar sharing, access management

Office 365 is a complete cloud solution that allows you to store thousands of files and collaborate on them, too. In addition to its productivity features, the service comes with security and compliance solutions that will help businesses avoid the crushing financial and legal repercussions of data loss. However, even with its comprehensive security tools, the service has some data security risks that need to be addressed. The following tips will keep your business data private and secure.

 

How to prevent VoIP threats

Posted on Wednesday October 17, 2018  |  vpn, voip, password protection, firewalls, encryption

Now that digital collaboration is an integral part of any business, VoIP has become indispensable. Unfortunately, as it becomes more widespread, so do the threats against it. These attacks may not be as serious as ransomware or phishing, but they're just as dangerous to SMBs. Here are five ways to protect your VoIP network against these threats.

 

5 Cybersecurity measures anyone can master

Posted on Friday September 07, 2018  |  tips and tricks, software updates, password managers, multi factor authentication, https, encryption, cybersecurity, adobe flash

Avoiding malware and online scams takes a lot of work. You have to treat every email with suspicion, manage a long list of convoluted passwords, and avoid public WiFi networks. Ideally, you follow several other cybersecurity best practices, but many users don't believe they're worth the time. If you're one of those people, here are five ways to stay safe that won't eat up all your time.

 

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