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5 Benefits Of Using An Email Encryption Service

Posted by Lauren on Sep 4, 2018 10:03:00 AM

 

5 Benefits Of Using An Email Encryption Service 

Email has become one of the most critical applications for almost every business. It is also one of the most common ways that companies become infected with malware. If your business sends outgoing emails that contain sensitive content, including Social Security numbers, account numbers, credit card numbers, financial terms or other personal financial information. Then obtaining an email encryption service is necessary. 

 

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Topics: Email Encryption, Safety Tips

The Dangers of Using Public Wi-Fi

Posted by Lauren on Jan 5, 2018 10:26:11 AM

The Dangers of Using Public Wi-Fi

 

When I was trying to decide what the next topic should be for my blog post I knew one thing, it had to do with hacking. As I rummaged through the vast internet, there was one topic that popped up, and it immediately had my full attention. I wanted to learn just how easy it is to steal information from unsuspecting victims while using public wi-fi. I also was interested in the applications and tools that are needed. Well, one hop over to YouTube, forty minutes, and a cup of coffee later you could say that I believe I am now an expert.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Hacking

5 Tips To Keep Your Child Safe On Social Media

Posted by Lauren on Nov 21, 2017 10:26:48 AM

 

5 Tips To Keep Your

Child Safe on Social Media 

 

I enjoy social media, it is the first thing I check after waking up and the last thing I check when going to bed. Could be in part because I am a Millennial, or maybe because I am also a marketer. More than ever people are signing up for different social media apps. According to estimates, there are 1.96 billion social media users worldwide with an estimated growth to 2.5 billion by 2018. That is a lot of people, and many of them are young vulnerable children that don't completely realize how dangerous the internet is. In this blog post I will be giving out safety tips and some provoking thoughts you may not have considered. Make sure your child is safe online. Be nosy parents; I give you the go ahead!   

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Topics: Safety Tips, Social Media

10 Tips for Secure Online Holiday Shopping

Posted by Lauren on Nov 8, 2017 10:59:00 AM

 

10 Tips for Secure Online Holiday Shopping 

 

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and more than ever consumers are shopping online. Adobe Analytics believe that 2017 will be the first year that holiday shopping breaks $100B, predicting 13.8% growth year-on-year to $107.4B. With that large of a number, you can bet the bad guys are going to try to cash in on your private information. I am offering some advice on how to stay safe when purchasing online. 

 

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Topics: Secure Online Shopping, Safety Tips