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7 of the worst wireless security myths

Tue Feb 28, 2017 by Brian Cody

You’re connected to the internet right now—whether it’s wirelessly or via an Ethernet cable. But have you stopped to think about how safe your connection actually is? Is someone somewhere watching you as you read this article? 

Posted in online safety , online security and optimise your device

Raising our Voices against Cyberbullying

Thu Feb 16, 2017 by Brian Cody

Symantec Celebrates Safer Internet Day by Uniting for a Better Internet.

Sad. Freak. Crybaby. Loser. 

These words all sound pretty harsh, right? They do not feel very good to read here, but imagine them directed at you personally. In the world of child and teen online activity, these types of words can become all too familiar to the millions of children cyberbullied each year around the world.   

Posted in family security , online safety and online security

Free vs Paid Internet Security Software: What’s best for your new device?

Thu Feb 02, 2017 by Brian Cody

Having a productive and safe online digital life is important. You need a full-service Internet security suite to protect you from emerging threats online. If you’ve been looking around for products, you’ve probably noticed there are lots of options out there that are completely free and there are some that require a purchase. Taking the free option might seem like the most attractive option, but it’s not. In fact, free Internet security software isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Here’s why:

Posted in online safety , online security and optimise your device

The beginners guide to internet safety: A glossary

Wed Feb 01, 2017 by Brian Cody

Keeping safe online is a big deal. While we all want to take it seriously, sometimes the vocabulary can be very complicated—especially if you’re not the most tech savvy. What exactly do all those phrases mean?

Posted in online safety , online safety tips and online security

How to prepare your new device for a digital disaster

Wed Feb 01, 2017 by Brian Cody

When you think of a disaster, you probably imagine tornadoes, tsunamis, and earthquakes—environmental events that can devastate a community or continent. Digital disasters are a bit harder to imagine, and that’s because they’re not apparent among the tangible analog affected by similar disasters.  

Digital disasters are characterized by less visible qualities, all of which disturb, damage, or delete the digitalized data, records, and information stored by an individual, company, or organization

Posted in how to guides , online safety and optimise your device

The most common threats kids face online

Wed Feb 01, 2017 by Brian Cody

Children are among the most active Internet users, and are unfortunately exposed to a number of threats lurking online. If you allow your children to spend considerable time surfing the web, it’s important to know what they face so you may deal with them accordingly. But what are some of the most common online threats to children that you should know about?

Posted in family security , online safety and parental control software

May your digital world be merry and bright.

It’s easy to be unsafe online at Christmas.
It’s also easy to have protection.

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