Stealth Internet Tracking Practices Increase

For many of us the Internet is like a new pet, we love to play with it but sooner or later we know we are going to get bitten. We know that our digital footprint is being tracked and recorded, mined and sold many different ways, but many of us do not care, at least not […]

IT Security is Cloud Centric

For IT security, Gartner analysts are predicting that 2013 is going to be about expansion of cloud computing and the struggle by the enterprise to achieve appropriate security for it. According to Gartner, by 2015, 10% of overall IT security enterprise capabilities will be delivered in the cloud. Is BYOD part of the problem or […]

Dropbox Corporate Usage Grows As Does Security Concerns

The issue: Dropbox in becoming increasingly popular. They claim 100 million users and many workers including IT pros use it at the office. This trend should be cause for some concern to IT departments because of the increased chance of critical data loss and security breaches. Why: Many users enjoy the convenience of using Dropbox […]

Connect Using 4G & Upgrade Your Mobile Security

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New dawn emerges and another upgrade of cell phone technology has been produced. Due to innovations 4G was produced such as HSPA (High Speed Packet Access), LTE  (Long Term Evolution) and WiMAX wireless technology has been developed. Phones which belong to a 4G category have download and upload speed 10 times faster than 3G phone’s […]

Online Shopping Safety Tips to Ensure Computer and Personal Security

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As the Holidays approach, early bird shoppers are looking for the best deals available to make their loved ones happy.  Sometimes, these deals are “online only,” located on many of our favorite sites, leading to approximately $32.6 billion dollars spent online in 2010. With the increased familiarity of online shopping, as I-pads, Android phones and […]

Computer Security Suites: What to look for

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Cybercrime Cybercrime is everywhere. It affects businesses, domestic households and in many of the most high-profile cases governments as well. The cost to the UK economy alone of cybercrime is around £30 billion a year. The dangers to your business and to your home are serious and far-reaching. Bank accounts can be accessed and pilfered […]

How to Protect Yourself from a Phishing Scam


Phishing is obtaining financial or otherwise confidential information from Internet users without their consent. It’s been reported that about 45% of the online community has unknowingly submitted their login information to phishing sites. Here are the top three types of information phishing scammers take from their victims: Usernames/passwords Credit card numbers Social Security numbers It’s […]

The Top 5 Misconceptions of Cloud Storage Security

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Cloud storage and computing is changing the way that both people and businesses use the Internet and computer technologies. With a quick setup, anyone can have petabytes of storage readily available. All of this can be linked with programs and services to offer easy data backup, collaboration or file sharing functionality as well. With the […]

Internet Security Basics

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Remember the simple days of Internet browsing, when you only occasionally emailed with your one relative that also had the Internet, and simple games of Oregon Trail were the best online entertainment available? Those first days of the Internet weren’t that long ago, so it is hard to believe that by the end of the […]

What You Need to Know About Your New Computer


You’ve finally decided to shell out for that PC that you’ve had your eye on. Your old one was just too slow, too bulky, and too outdated to do what you wanted and needed it to do, and now you have a new machine that’s virtually guaranteed to increase your productivity. Once you get the […]