Avoid getting reeled in by email phishing scams

You’ve probably gotten an email that looks like it’s from an institution you do business with. It says if you don’t act now, your financial account will be deactivated immediately. This is a common phishing lure used by thieves to… Read More

3 ways to stay protected while connected

The growing amount of data, devices and connections we have brings a potentially new set of online security threats. As a result, we all need to take steps to secure our digital lives. Start with these three tips to help… Read More

Value, protect your personal information

Personal information is like money: value it and protect it. Take steps to command respect for your privacy from others, require your data be safeguarded and gain greater trust in our online world. Download this Data Privacy Day infographic. Data… Read More

Protect your files from ransomware

A recent attack on a North Carolina municipality and complaints from individuals shows that ransomware is a threat to both business and personal systems. This computer virus sneaks into your system and takes your files hostage, holding them for ransom. Now… Read More

Consider parental controls on kids’ devices

Today’s kids have been surrounded by technology since birth. It makes sense that before they even reach high school, young kids may be ready for their own smart device. But before you hand your child his own device, consider these… Read More

Best ways to secure professional data

News headlines have detailed how thieves breached retail POS systems and government computer databases. Given these recent threats, here are some best practices for keeping your workplace information safe. Be mindful of public information requests Workplace emails are not private… Read More

Hold on or let go: Get a grip on important docs

The wave of paper – bills, receipts from purchases and ATM withdrawals – may have you feeling like you’re drowning in documents. Knowing what to keep and what to throw away will save you a pile of trouble… literally. Stash… Read More

5 ways to be #PrivacyAware

“Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust” is the theme for Data Privacy Day, an international effort held annually on January 28. The initiative aims to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. Share these five… Read More