Country-wide protection from disaster

These days, it seems that no person’s information is safe. When it isn’t a big company like Target or The Home Depot getting hacked, it’s an important agency like Anthem or the Office of Personnel Management with the United States government. Just a few days ago, the Canadian government announced that Anonymous, the infamous “hacktivist”…

The cost of cybercrime

People are familiar with all the proper precautions of securing a home. Lock the doors, close the shades, don’t leave your spare key in any obvious locations… the list can go on for a long time. And while we can apply some of these rules to the security of our computers and networks, hackers are…

Remote workers require specific backup plans

In today’s business climate, employees have more options for the manner in which they complete their work. People can choose to work on a desktop, laptop, tablet or any combination of the three. With the vast array of devices available, users also have options as to where they can do their job. These preferences can…

Viruses and Trojans compromise personal safety

In the world of technology, there are a few key things that are known as bad news for those who use anything that connects to the Internet: Don’t click on anything suspicious, never reveal personal information such as Social Security numbers or addresses and unsecured WiFi networks are potential hotbeds for hackers. Of course, sometimes…

Where’s the malware? Everywhere

As long as the Internet has been around, there have been certain individuals who want to stick their noses and viruses in places where they do not belong. With time, government and private agencies have been able to identify and prevent malicious attacks ranging in size and severity. Unfortunately, this also means that cybercrimals are…