Aug 29
The Top CyberSecurity Tools Recommended by IT Professionals

IT professionals know how to protect confidential information from hackers. Check out their favorite easy-to-use cybersecurity tools and you will too:

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If you feel like protecting your online privacy is just as exhausting as having another part-time job, you’re not alone.

Between creating and remembering different passwords, to managing your mobile app permissions, it’s getting harder everyday just to keep up with hackers and information-stealing companies in our digital world.

Now just imagine what it’s like to be an IT professional protecting the sensitive information of large companies and tons of consumers around the clock. Yikes!

IT professionals know what kind of nefarious activity takes place in the darkest corners of the internet—and they also know a thing or two about how to ward off malicious threats and protect your private information, too.

Today we’re going to talk about our favorite easy-to-use cybersecurity tools that are strong enough for professional use and simple enough for those of us with day jobs outside the IT world. READ MORE “The Top CyberSecurity Tools Recommended by IT Professionals”

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Aug 24
The Hidden Dangers of Mobile Payment Apps

Everyone expects mobile payment apps to be more secure than they really are. Are you sacrificing privacy at the price of convenience? Learn more:

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New research numbers show that more than 25% of US smartphone owners use mobile payment apps at least once a month.

You may do all of your banking on a mobile app, or pay your credit cards with one or several. Maybe you even use peer-to-peer payment apps such as PayPal’s Venmo to pay the babysitter, or buy your morning coffee with the Starbucks app.

Apps like these make it convenient to manage all of your personal finances right in the palm of your hand. But would you still love your on-the-go convenience payment apps if they came at a steep price?

Well, actually, they do. No, we’re not talking about usage fees, though those certainly exist; we’re talking about risking your privacy and online security.

The truth is, mobile payment apps are way less secure than we’ve been led to believe. We’ve been trusting these apps with our most valuable and private information—bank account numbers, credit card security codes, etc.—but what if we’ve been living in a fool’s paradise this whole time?

Oh wait! We have… READ MORE “The Hidden Dangers of Mobile Payment Apps”

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