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Advice for safely working from home

With many of us advised to work from home on our personal devices during the coronavirus outbreak, it is important for companies to address the privacy risks associated with remote work so that their employees can safely work from home. […]

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How to promote privacy awareness at your company

In the digital age we live in, privacy awareness has become increasingly relevant. Especially when a lack of privacy awareness can lead to vulnerabilities that may leave personal data or sensitive information at risk. For companies, encouraging privacy awareness among […]

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How to recognize email phishing scams

Email Phishing for a Shark Last week Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran was in the news after her office fell victim to an email phishing scam. According to Forbes, Corcoran’s bookkeeper received an email with an invoice for real estate renovations. […]

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Is TikTok safe?

A popular video-sharing social media app has been in the news recently due to data privacy and child safety concerns. This prompts the question, is TikTok safe? What is TikTok? For those who might be wondering who or what is […]

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Can my phone be hacked while charging? | Juice Jacking

Charging smartphones at public USB charging stations in places like airports, hotels or the mall may leave travelers at risk for juice jacking. Juice Jacking Many of us are so attached to our smartphones, it seems at times like they […]

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Find real love online – How to spot a Catfish

Dating in the digital age opens up seemingly endless possibilities for finding romance. With Valentine’s Day around the corner – it’s important to remember that dating apps can be misused for digital deception. Using a dating app to find your […]

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How to use Facebook’s updated Privacy Checkup tool

What is Facebook’s Privacy Checkup? Facebook’s Privacy Checkup tool is meant to help make it easier for users to understand their current privacy and security settings. This includes helping users to see which information is being shared on their profile, […]

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5 Things You Can Do to Protect your Digital Privacy

In a world where much of our lives are spent online, keeping your personal data secure is paramount. Hackers and cyber criminals can use personal information found online to gain access into your accounts. Luckily, there are lots of easy […]

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A Consumer’s Guide to the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new privacy law aimed at protecting California consumers by establishing new privacy rights. The CCPA, also known as AB 375, was put into effect on January 1, 2020. In a press release […]

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism has Begun.

If you’ve not heard of Shoshana Zuboff, social psychologist and also a former professor at Harvard Business School, then chances are that you may not be very familiar with this term. The term “Surveillance Capitalism“, which has now grown in […]

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What is IOT and how does it Work

What is IOT and how does it Work

“The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer […]

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Webcam Malware

Webcam Malware

Webcams are versatile and convenient. They allow us to stay connected to friends and family, make video conferences with our colleagues and much much more. But like all good things in life, there is a dark side too. One of […]

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