Category Archives: Best Practices

How New EMV Credit Card Requirements Affect Businesses

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New EMV Credit Card Although the EMV mandate for chip-enabled credit cards went into effect on October 1, only one-third of merchants are using chip card technology

BEST Practices for a Secure Android Phone

What does smartphone security even mean? It could mean that deleted data remains unrecoverable. If that is your definition of security, the Blackberry 10 phones might be a good choice. But perhaps security refers to the fact that no unauthorized

3 Ways to Protect Your Identity

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There are so many ways to protect your identity, but no protection is perfect. However, there are some essential steps you can take in order to minimize the risk of identity theft to a bare minimum. Here are some useful

Don’t Give Up on the Cloud Just Yet: How to Secure Your Digital Information


With the recent hacking of iCloud and the release of nude photos of celebrities, everyone is more concerned than ever about cloud security. A lot of people started asking, if this can happen to famous people with enough money to

Security Breach Attacks On Industrial Computers

All too often, network or security administrators only often focus on the security of regular computers, servers, and networks because these often contain sensitive information. By contrast, industrial computers tend to be overlooked when it comes to security. They are

5 Ways to Protect your Phone from Security Threats

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The implications of a lost cell phone go much deeper than the inconvenience (and expense) of replacing that brand-new iPhone 5. Unless you’ve been careful, you could lose inestimable sensitive information — from contact info to emails, passwords, access to

What Makes Computers Slow Down?

It is inevitable that a computer will slow down over time, but the extent to which your computer slows is dependent upon the types of activities that you engage in, the hardware you have installed, and the type of software