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May 30, 2018

Protect your home and office routers and network devices against VPNFilter malware

VPNFilter malware has been discovered to exploit a vulnerability in small office and home office routers. This malware is able to collect information, exploit devices and block network traffic. The malware exploits a vulnerability in routers produced by several manufacturers and some storage devices. This is an issue that has worldwide implications.

May 14, 2018

7 Tips for Safe and Healthy Online Dating

Dating has changed in the digital age as many relationships now begin on apps, websites and social media. While it can seem like an intimidating way to meet people, you can make the experience of meeting someone online safe and enjoyable by following these seven tips.

January 23, 2018

Rumour has it: Discussing online privacy with your child

As soon as they start using the Internet, children are faced with choices that can have major consequences on their lives — both online and offline. As parents, it’s important for us to teach them how to practice empathy and good judgement. These skills will help them understand what they should and should not be sharing about themselves and others.

January 23, 2018

Data Privacy Day: How to protect your private data on social media

Data Privacy Day, January 28th, is an opportunity to think about what we share, and who we share it with, on social media. Here are some tips to further protect your info, yourself and your valuables.

January 4, 2018

Counting Down 12 Days of Cyber Safety for 2018

Plan your cyber safe new year by marking these times of observance in your calendar!

December 22, 2017

5 Ways to Help Your Children Have a Cyber Safe New Year

Children across the country are ringing in the New Year with new devices, new apps, and new ways to communicate online. Make sure your children are set up to be cyber safe with these five tips.

December 5, 2017

5 things to look for before buying a gift online

Shopping online is a great way to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list! But there are a few things you should look for, before you make that purchase, to help keep your devices and your finances secure.

November 27, 2017

The Internet of Things business basics

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of ‘smart’ devices that connect and communicate via the Internet. The key to the IoT is the interconnectivity of devices, which collect and exchange information through embedded software, cameras and sensors which sense things like light, sound, distance and movement.

November 27, 2017

A #cybersafebusiness strategy for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) makes cyber security more complex, IT management more important, and the consequences of possible cyber incidents more detrimental. Therefore, implementing the IoT into your business requires a step-by-step security plan. This 5-step strategy covers the essentials of securing the IoT.

November 27, 2017

Ensure you're secure: A checklist of Internet of Things security tips

Once you’ve researched the Internet of Things (IoT), and have a strategy in place to implement the IoT in your business, you should ensure your business is secure with this checklist of security tips and requirements.

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