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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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Top Cyber News of 2016

December 5, 2016

A countdown of the top cyber security newsmakers in Canada in 2016

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7 Ways to Avoid Getting Scrooged by a Cyber Criminal

November 14, 2016

Don’t fall victim to a scam this holiday season!

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Is it safe to pay with your phone?

October 24, 2016

In today’s digital age, you don’t even have to take your wallet out to make a purchase. Though paying with your phone is easy and convenient, there are a few things you should consider if you want to keep your money and personal information safe

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Cybercrime in online gaming

October 17, 2016

Decades ago, “crime” in relation to gaming might have meant stealing a game or gaming console from a store in a shopping centre. Now, with online gaming, there are many more ways for criminals to lie, cheat, and steal for their own advantage, or to take down other players.

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Safe downloading at work: 6 red flags to watch out for

October 11, 2016

If downloading from the Internet and sharing files is part of your work routine, then you need to be aware of the risks

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To share or not to share? Four things to consider

October 7, 2016

The internet provides endless opportunities to access content created and owned by other people, but it's not all free for the taking.

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Geotagging while travelling: Understanding the risks

October 3, 2016

Social networking is a fun way to communicate and stay in touch with friends and family. But, it’s important to be careful with the information you post about yourself and others online, because it could be shared with a cyber criminal.

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Three ways to protect your child's privacy on social media

September 19, 2016

As digital natives, young people conduct much of their social life online. In this sharing environment, it's easy to overshare and give strangers too much access to personal or intimate information.

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