Safe shopping, happy retailing: 3 cybersecurity tips for the holidays

Credit to Author: Doug Aamoth| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:00:20 +0000

As we near the end of this pandemic-hit year, both retailers and shoppers alike hope to find some cheer in the imminent holiday season. And like it or not, cybercriminals and hackers can’t wait to crash this retail bash, especially when much of it is likely to occur online &#8211; an expected 33% year-over-year surge [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/uY6cL7zTkaY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks: Giving You a Free Hand in Home Network Security

Credit to Author: Muriel Mathis| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 12:36:56 +0000

Remember when only desktop computers in our homes had connections to the internet? Thanks to the latest developments in smart device technology, almost everything now can be connected— security cameras, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and network storage, to name just a few. While a home network provides lots of benefits, it can also expose us…

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Cyber Security Awareness: A Critical Checklist

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 13:28:30 +0000

October 2020 marks the 17th year of National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, where users and organizations are encouraged to double their efforts to be aware of cybersecurity issues in all their digital dealings—and to take concrete steps to increase their privacy and security as necessary. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in conjunction with the…

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Identity Fraud: How to Protect Your Identity Data, Accounts and Money During the Coronavirus Crisis

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:12:11 +0000

We’ve all been spending more of our time online since the crisis hit. Whether it’s ordering food for delivery, livestreaming concerts, holding virtual parties, or engaging in a little retail therapy, the digital interactions of many Americans are on the rise. This means we’re also sharing more of our personal and financial information online, with…

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Ransom from Home – How to close the cyber front door to remote working ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:27:25 +0000

Coronavirus has caused a major shift to our working patterns. In many cases these will long outlast the pandemic. But working from home has its own risks. One is that you may invite ransomware attacks from a new breed of cyber-criminal who has previously confined his efforts to directly targeting the corporate network. Why? Because…

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What is a VPN and How Does it Increase Your Online Security and Privacy?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:56:36 +0000

The number of VPN users has grown considerably over the past few years. According to the report of Go-Globe, 25% of netizens worldwide have used a VPN at least once in the last 30 days. Recently, VPN usage has surged in many countries and its popularity may see VPN usage surpass the estimated profit of…

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Top Tips For Home Cybersecurity And Privacy In A Coronavirus-Impacted World (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:50:08 +0000

Welcome to the new normal. We’re all now living in a post-COVID-19 world characterized by uncertainty, mass home working and remote learning. The lines demarcating normal life have shifted abruptly – perhaps never to return. That’s not the worst that can happen, as we all know, but it does mean we all need to get…

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Top Tips For Home Cybersecurity And Privacy In A Coronavirus-Impacted World

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:50:08 +0000

Welcome to the new normal. We’re all now living in a post-COVID-19 world characterized by uncertainty, mass home working and remote learning. The lines demarcating normal life have shifted abruptly – perhaps never to return. That’s not the worst that can happen, as we all know, but it does mean we all need to get…

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