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cybersecurity tips for online shopping

Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shopping

via Pixabay Online shopping is not something new that suddenly popped out of nowhere. In fact, it has been long known. Now, no matter where you go, everyone shops online. With the rise in mobile technology, the number of people shopping online has even increased.  Mobile devices make shopping online easier and faster. It has even been exacerbated by the ongoing pandemic. People shop online for convenience. They can access different products, order them, and get to receive them in their footsteps. It [...]

Tips to keep your cloud storage secure

Tips to Keep Your Cloud Storage Secure

As we produce more digital data and files, the need for cloud storage is becoming a necessity. With plenty of data created every second and information shared, cloud storage becomes an easy way to store them. They have features that can meet individual or business expectations. Cloud storage stores everything from photos, videos, files, and more. It syncs with the use of an internet connection. Furthermore, users can integrate the cloud storage service on any device – desktop and mobile [...]

How to Know if an App is safe to install

How to Know If an App is Safe to Install?

Smartphones are becoming the go-to device for people. In fact, the latest record of Statista shows that there are around 3.80 billion smartphone users in the world. The obvious reason is that smartphones are convenient devices. People would prefer their smartphones rather than using their laptops or computers. The increase in the number of smartphone users means, increase in the number of applications created. The Apple App Store has about 1.96 million apps. Meanwhile, Google Play Store has 2.87 million [...]

How to Protect Your Child From Online Threats

How to Protect Your Child from Online Threats

The internet is full of harmful content that teens, tweens, and school-aged children can see. Most of the time, kids accidentally encounter online threats. It is because they lack knowledge, the presence of malicious hackers and scammers, and less protection. With the increase in mobile device users, you cannot ask your kids to stop using them. Also, with the ongoing pandemic, children are still staying at home and using devices to connect online to study and do their homework. So, what [...]

What is a vpn and why you need one?

What is a VPN and Why You Need One?

As we advance to an innovative workspace, embrace emerging technologies into our daily routine, and welcome digital transformation into businesses, cyber threats come alongside it. With the ever-growing technology, so are the threats found online. Earlier this year, Google registered a staggering two million phishing websites in their search engine. That is a 27% increase from January 2020 (1.7 million). Every day we encounter malicious files and websites we do not recognize. Therefore, it ends up causing plenty of damage to businesses [...]

ultimate cybersecurity checklist for small businesses

Ultimate Cybersecurity Checklist for Small Businesses

Last year, when the pandemic hit, a drastic change happened. People are asked to stay at home, businesses are closing, people are losing their jobs, and the number of deaths due to Covid-19 reached hundreds of thousands in a day. However, despite the negative impact of the pandemic, online businesses and e-commerce shops thrived. Also, the so-called gig economy became in-demand. The global retail trade of e-commerce has increased from 14% in 2019 to 17% in 2021. Also, most retail [...]