Posts tagged "privacy"

Personal Cyber Security: Staying Safe In A Digital World

From January 2017 to September 2017, there were a total of 391 cyber security incidents (that we know of). Averaging over 40 incidents a month, it is critical that your personal cyber security is as strong as it can be. Not only will you benefit from increased personal cyber security but so will anyone in which […]

October 16, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 2645

Types of Wireless Network Attacks

Photo Credit: Christiaan Colen via Flickr CC Our modern networks are increasingly moving towards wireless technologies. As convenient as they are, wireless connections have one major drawback – security. Compared to their wired counterparts, securing wireless technologies poses a bit of an extra challenge. My main focus for this article will be security over WiFi access, but I’ll […]

February 18, 2016 | 405ashley1952 | Views: 39500

An Overview of Firewall Functionality and Types

Photo Credit: Jason O’Halloran via Flickr CC Firewalls are the forgotten heroes in the Internet of things. Often times users click away on the Internet, completely oblivious to what’s happening behind the scenes. If your firewall doesn’t provide alerts, you may not even know it just stopped malicious code from running on your device. Protecting your sensitive […]

February 15, 2016 | 405ashley1952 | Views: 9981

How to Secure Consumer Protected Health Information

The black market sales of medical information is a lucrative business and has resulted in the healthcare industry being a target for cyber criminals around the globe. Additionally, the lack of security measures and resources in place throughout the health industry makes it an easy target. 

September 2, 2015 | Ashley Wheeler" class="author">Ashley Wheeler | Views: 2104

Should Teens Have the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ with an Eraser Button Law?

Should you hold the right to permanently delete all published content online? Two weekends ago I came across an article in the Washington Post titled “U.S., too, seeing the rise of ‘right to be forgotten’”. The author, Caitlin Dewey, addresses online privacy and the proposal of an “eraser button” for underage users. California has a […]

August 20, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 2219