Be Gracefully Suspicious

This can happen at work OR at your home
In a recent incident reported in US news, an office secretary unknowingly gave some of her law firm’s most private data to a gentleman who had bought a Comcast Cable polo shirt off eBay. He dressed in khakis with a tool belt, and told the secretary he was there to audit their cable modem specifications and take pictures of the install for quality assurance.

Your Firewall Is USELESS Unless…

A firewall is a device that acts like a security cop watching over your computer network to detect unauthorized access and activity – and EVERY business and individual needs one.

However, your firewall is completely useless if it’s not set up or maintained properly.

How To Encrypt A USB Drive

One of the most secure things you can do when utilizing jump drives and USB hard drives to store and transfer data is to encrypt the drive. As long as the drive is encrypted, should it be stolen or misplaced, there is very little chance anyone who happens across it will be able to access the files you have on it.

Travel Smart – Security For Travelers

One of the worst things that can happen in the age of cell-phone addiction that we live in is being out of town and losing your phone, tablet, or laptop. If your luck is like most people's, it will probably happen about four hours before you are supposed to board the plane to come home.

The “Not me!” Problem

In the modern 21st century, crime and theft have shifted, but a lot of people are approaching the problem with logic from a decade ago. We can likely all agree that modern prevention is annoying. Remembering 24 different passwords, four PIN numbers, having to install updates all the time (some of which break what you use daily), this new regulation, that new requirement - it's frustrating.