Category Archives: Internet Security

How to Keep Your Laptop Safe Under the New Airline Ban

Heather Kelly Whether you wanted to binge watch TV, catch up on work, or keep a toddler from yelling for 15 hours straight, the new rules on checked-in electronics are definitely an inconvenience. But they can also present major safety issues for your hardware and data. The United States announced a new rule that bans… Read More »

Holiday Gifts a Security Risk?

Many of the hottest gifts this past holiday season were Internet-connected: fitness trackers, smartwatches, tablets, drones and interactive toys like Mattel’s Hello Barbie™.  Unfortunately, cyber security experts say some companies failed to incorporate adequate safety measures in their rush to market new smart products. These weaknesses could potentially allow thieves to access a home network… Read More »

Secure Holiday Shopping

According to the National Retail Foundation, almost half of this year’s holiday shopping (both browsing and buying) will be done online. With all this extra cyber activity, it’s a good time to review good online shopping practices to help protect your assets and safeguard your identity. When shopping online, use a credit card instead of… Read More »