5 Ways to Protect Your Computer Data from Natural Disasters

Especially during a time when more people are working remotely than ever due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to acknowledge that the data you’re creating and working with at home is NOT protected in the same way that same information would be in the office.

Google Debuts New Private Features to Improve Security

Google announced on September 9, 2021 that it was introducing new features to Android Private Compute Core, a secure environment for the Android operating system (OS). Suzanne Frey, VP, Product, Android & Play Security and Privacy, said in her blog post that these features will “provide a privacy-preserving bridge between Private Compute Core and the cloud.”

Phishing Deep Dive: Spear Phishing

Spear phishing and classic phishing are not one and the same. Discover how spear phishing emails differ from their classic counterparts and how to protect your company from spear phishing scams.

The Future of Data Security & Working From Home

Working from home has become the norm in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it isn’t going away anytime soon. However, this practice also makes businesses more vulnerable to cybersecurity threats such as data breaches, which have greatly increased in frequency over the past year. Malicious actors are taking full advantage of this new working environment, making it essential …

The Massive Costs of Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks have continued to increase in 2021, creating challenges for individuals and organizations throughout the world. Major victims of recent attacks include Apple, Colonial Pipeline and the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department. Many individuals have also been victims of ransomware attacks, resulting in very high costs, both in the ransoms themselves and the disruption of services they cause.

Update your iPhone Now

Apple released iOS 14.7.1, iPadOS 14.7.1 and macOS Big Sur 11.5.1 on 7/26/2021, which are the latest updates for all of its operating systems (OSs). The primary components of these updates is a fix for a major security vulnerability, so users need to apply them as soon as possible. Apple reports that the vulnerability may have already been exploited, so …

Phishing Deep Dive: What Is Phishing?

If you ask three people what phishing is, you’ll likely get three very different answers. To understand what phishing is, you have to look at the past. Discover how phishing evolved into the three types of phishing scams being carried out today.