Best Practices for Business and Personal Use On One Device: Part One

Technology has untethered us from the traditional nine-to-five, as today’s digital landscape allows business owners and employees alike to work remotely, customize hours, and multitask like no generation has done before. From a single device, we are able to access the resources needed for both our personal and professional lives. The practice of using a…

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Multi-Factor Authentication: What Is It?

WHAT DOES MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION MEAN? Multi-factor authentication is an additional layer of security added to your login process. This ensures an unauthorized user is not able to login to your account. Two-factor authentication requires two pieces of confirmation to gain access while multi-factor authentication requires two or more pieces. Factor examples are passwords, PINs, fingerprints,…

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What is Spoofing?

Have you noticed an influx of calls from unknown numbers to your home or cell phone? How many of those numbers appear to be from a local line? Telemarketers, robocallers and even scammers have started to spoof their caller ID. But what is this “spoofing” that they’re using? In this case, spoofing is the process…

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How to Protect your Wi-Fi Hotspot

1. ENABLE WPA2 ENCRYPTION Many of the newer Wi-Fi Hotspots come with default security measures already on turn on. Usually the manufacturer enables WPA-PSK encryption, but the default encryption strength might be set to outdated standard, such as WEP encryption, to allow for compatibility with older cellular devices. Enable WPA2, if available on your device,…

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