Increase Your IQ: Summertime cyber-safety tips

Don't let the summer heat make you forget to be cyber-safe!

Summer is a time full of fun and vacations! It’s also a busy time for cyber-criminals who want to steal your information. Before you leave for vacation, let’s talk about a few things you can do to keep yourself cyber-safe!

Here are some great summertime travel tips!

Avoid free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi seems convenient, especially when you’re on the road.

Increase Your IQ: Cybersecurity for parents of K-12 students

Protecting your children from cyber risks in an online world!

June is the time to become more aware of your children’s online activities. Parents need to know how to protect their children from cyber risks in an ever-evolving digital world.

But wait! What are the risks?

Cyberbullying is a type of bullying that occurs online.

Increase Your IQ: Protect yourself from tax scams

Protecting yourself and your data during tax season!

May 17th is this year’s tax filing day in the United States. Many Americans are preparing to file their taxes online, while many cybercriminals are preparing tax scams.

How to protect your personal information during tax season

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration reports that more than 2.4 million Americans have fallen victim to scams via phone, physical mail and email.

Increase Your IQ: World Backup Day

March 31st is World Backup Day!

Today, we store so much of our information in digital form. We document our lives with digital photos, videos, and other data. Backing it all up is so easy to do — and yet, too many of us don’t do it!

Key points for data backup

A backup is just another copy of the information you keep on your computer or phone.

Increase Your IQ: International Safer Internet Day

Together, we learn how to safely navigate the internet

Whether you use the internet for work, play or to socialize, take time this month to think about ways you should use technology safely.

5 tips to safer internet browsing

Think about ways you use the internet and the devices to access it.

Increase Your IQ: Removable Media

Here Anthony “don’t call me Tony” shares a lesson on yet another method hackers employ to sneak malware onto your machine and company network.

Have you ever found or USB drive or other removeable media just lying around?  Hackers are known to leave these little drives inside or around office buildings with the hope an unsuspecting person grabs it and decides to plug it in to their own machine.

Increase Your IQ: Working Remotely

As you likely already know, working from home or the road is more challenging than working from the office, especially if you want to remain secure and keep your data protected. Have you ever used the public Wi-Fi at a coffee shop or elsewhere? From your experience, which Wi-Fi network provides the safest connection:

Starbucks Wi-Fi
XFINITY 🔒
linksys
cablewifi
attwifi

Only Secured Wi-Fi networks provide potentially safe connections.