by on April 17, 2024
Introduction: We have grown very dependent on our technology devices, so it’s natural to want to take them with us when we travel. However, traveling with phones, tablets, or laptop computers exposes them to more threats than normal including liquid and physical damage, theft, loss, and cyber attacks. Planes, cars, trains, and hotels are technology-hostile environments. The following recommendations are gleaned from millions of miles of business and personal travel as well as customer experie...
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by on January 12, 2024
Malware: The word “malware” derives from malicious software. Malware is software designed to gain unauthorized access to systems and then do harm. Its purpose might be theft, extortion, damage, or disruption. Malware infects systems either through networks or plug-in storage devices. You have probably heard of at least some forms of malware: viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, key loggers, ransom ware, adware, and root kits. The only things that you really need to know about them are that th...
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by on December 20, 2023
First, the bad news: if your computer has access to the internet, bad guys on the internet could have access to your computer to carry out a cyber attack. Now, the good news: a properly configured, capable firewall will provide an important layer of protection.   What is a firewall? ...
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