There are a lot of things we do to prepare for winter: we buy snow tires for our cars, start wearing heavier coats, and make sure the outside of our houses are adequately prepared for the months of cold and snow. But do you think about your laptop? If you don’t, it could cost you!
For most of us, a password means something easily-remembered that doesn’t change too much- if at all- from site to site. Your dog’s name, maybe, or the street you grew up on. This is what hackers count on when they start trying to crack your password.
Many of us rely on older printers and scanners to help us at work and at home. But what would you do if trying to print family photos, a school paper, or an important work report meant giving hackers a chance to hijack your system and hold your files for ransom? Learn how to prevent this with one small step that will have a big impact on your cybersecurity protection.
Bitcoin has been called “the currency of the future,” but could hackers be using it to slow and damage your systems? Learn what bitcoin is, how it’s earned, how malware associated with it is spreading, and how to protect yourself using important cybersecurity knowledge.