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Why Chatting with Strangers on Apps is Risky: How to Protect Yourself and Loved Ones

March 17, 2017

There’s a growing use of smart phone applications that allow users to chat, find, and add new 'friends' The idea of gaining more followers may be appealing, but it also increases the risk of becoming a target of online predators.

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Leaving Town for March Break? Don’t Forget to Review your “Tech-list”.

March 8, 2017

March Break is upon us and you are leaving town for a well-deserved vacation. You made your trip check-list, now what about your trip ‘tech-list’?

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Celebrate #Canada150 by teaching diversity and inclusiveness online

March 1, 2017

2017 is a great year to celebrate all the things that make us be proud to be Canadian: Our beautiful, vast landscapes, our heroes of sports and culture, and our diverse and inclusive society. As we celebrate multiculturalism and goodwill in our communities, we can also put those values into action online, by teaching our children about good digital citizenship.

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Staying safe after you swipe right: Tips for mobile dating apps

February 13, 2017

Mobile dating apps have become a very popular way for people to meet. One important thing to keep in mind – like with any mobile app – is to proceed with caution!

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Safer Internet Day: Step Up Your Online Protection with Two-Step Authentication

February 6, 2017

Safer Internet Day is February 7th. Use the day to review your online security measures and consider two-step authentication as added protection for your online accounts.

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Fumble-free live streaming of Super Bowl LI

February 3, 2017

Use a legitimate live-streaming service to watch the big game in order to protect devices from harmful adware, spyware and malware.

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These 7 habits can save your precious mobile data

February 2, 2017

If your mobile device is lost, stolen, broken, or hacked — or if your operating system crashes — you want to make sure you’ve #GotBackup!

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Protect your privacy while using the Internet of Things

January 27, 2017

The Internet of Things can make our daily lives easier, but also provides more opportunities for hackers and cyber criminals to access our personal and private information. This means that we should take precautions to decrease the risk of our security being compromised

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Mark Your Calendar! 12 Days of Cyber Safety for 2017

January 7, 2017

Happy New Year! Join us in celebrating cyber safety in 2017 by marking these days, weeks, and months of observance in your calendar.

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Life cycle of an employee

December 28, 2016

Recommendations on how to keep a business cyber safe from the hiring of a new employee until their departure

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