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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By |2016-09-30T18:41:15+00:00October 1st, 2016|Cyber Security, Online Safety|

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), created as a collaborative effort between government and industries to ensure everyone has the resources they need to say safe online. While it’s important to keep cyber security top-of-mind throughout the year, NCSAM provides a dedicated time for companies, government agencies, universities, nonprofits, individuals and more to [...]

Back to School Cybersecurity Tips for all Ages

By |2019-03-27T21:26:31+00:00September 9th, 2016|Cyber Security, Online Safety|

Children are lucrative targets for identity theft because of their clean credit. In a report by Carnegie Mellon CyLab, 10.2 percent of children had someone else using their Social Security number (SSN). Identity thieves can cause serious damage to a child’s credit with the use of a single identifying element: SSN. A child’s SSN can [...]

App Safety 101: Keeping Your Device Secure

By |2019-03-27T21:26:32+00:00August 18th, 2016|Online Safety|

We saw how a mobile app can become a global sensation across the global with the launch of Pokemon Go. As mobile activity and the number of apps increase, it’s important to take precautions to ensure the security of our devices. Here are some tips for accessing the apps on your phone safely.  Say Yes [...]

Internet Safety Month – Online Gaming Safety

By |2019-03-27T21:26:33+00:00June 10th, 2016|Online Safety|

June is Internet Safety Month, an initiative to raise awareness around the need for online safety, especially among kids. With more and more kids spending their free time online, it’s important to ensure kids’ online activities remain protected. Looking at the gaming industry specifically, parents should be aware of online threats and play a more [...]