File-sharing and cloud storage sites: How safe are they?

File-sharing and online storage are popular online services. Is it worth paying for them or can you use a free one? We look at the pitfalls and give some pointers to avoid them.

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Surviving college distance learning during the pandemic: a cybersecurity guide

Students in higher education are exposed to online risks more than ever. Keep yourself secure while distance learning from home with this practical guide.

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How to keep K–12 distance learners cybersecure this school year

As a new school season opens, educational institutions strive to adapt to the IT needs and challenges that come with the introduction of new learning schemes like remote schooling, otherwise known as distance learning. With their children’s overall health and safety as top priority, there is one other thing parents and guardians must also keep in mind: how to keep them from cybercriminals as far away as possible.

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Website misconfigurations and other errors to avoid

Website misconfigurations can lead to hacking, malfunction, and worse. We take a look at recent mishaps and advise site owners on how to lock down their platforms.

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Coughing in the face of scammers: security tips for the 2020 tax season

In spite of everything happening in the world, taxes are due in the US. Here are some tips to protect your personal info during this unusually taxing tax season.

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Teaching from home might become part of every teachers’ job description

Teaching from home may soon become a part of the new normal. What do teachers have to keep in mind to pull it off? Privacy, data protection, and security.

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Cloud data protection: how to secure what you store in the cloud

With robust security measures and a healthy dose of general internet safety guidelines, cloud storage can be as secure as any other option on the market.

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Keep Zoombombing cybercriminals from dropping a load on your meetings

In a zeitgeisty moment, Zoom has become the web conference tool of choice for everyone. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are taking note and Zoombooming the public. We show readers how to protect against this intrusion of privacy.

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How to prevent a rootkit attack

Rootkit attacks are considered one of the most dangerous cyberthreats today. Learn what they are, how they infect systems, and how to protect against them.

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