Cybersecurity Careers

I did a Career Day presentation on Cybersecurity at my son’s school recently. Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1IW4WHxrj3jiXfgic1zqKBA9pq7UGAl2X8Qtc8Aa-5II

Is your fish tank spying on you?

Recently, over 10 GB of data was stolen from a casino when a PC used to regulate the temperature, food and cleanliness of a fish tank was hacked by an…

How (and why) to freeze your kid’s credit

Every year millions of children have their credit stolen before they are even old enough to experience the joy of worrying about it. Freezing your child’s credit is easy and protects them from the worst effects of identity theft.

Protecting your home network

October, as I’m sure most of you know, is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Unquestionably the most important month of the year…. Wait, you didn’t know it was Cybersecurity Awareness Month? You…

The Talk

Not THAT talk. That’s beyond my expertise and if anyone has good advice on THAT talk please let me know. This talk is the talk with your kids about online safety. As parents, we want to arm our kids with the knowledge and an appropriate caution to avoid the truly dangerous hazards of the internet, but we don’t want to scare them so much they have nightmares or never want to engage online at all.

Screen time is also quality time

There are a lot of ways you can make screen time more productive. From encouraging educational games to turning screen time into family bonding time.

Back to School

The start of a new school year. A time of promise and excitement and shock at the cost of new shoes. Going back to school or going to school for…

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students of all ages in 180+ countries and over 45 languages. Link: Join the largest learning event…

Passwords

Passwords are the one security tool that almost everyone is familiar with. But surprisingly, I find passwords are also one of the most misunderstood tools for protecting yourself online. Today I’m going to talk about the real purposes of passwords and how you can improve their effectiveness with a few easy steps.

Securing Your Web Browser

Another great article from US-CERT, this time on how to configure your web browser to protect yourself online. The article is a little technical so feel free to contact us…

Multiplayer online games

When I was growing up, kids would come together at parks and swimming pools to play under the usually not so watchful eye of a handful of parents. As we…