Cybersecurity for Parents and anyone else that needs a little help keeping their loved ones safe online.
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 the first time can be exciting and sometimes a little scary for kids and parents. In addition to the joys of peer pressure and unreasonable […]
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 in history, December 3-9, 2018
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.
Yubico | YubiKey Strong Two Factor Authentication for Business and Individual Use.
YubiKey is an affordable and effective way to enable 2 factor authentication for your most important online accounts. Get the YubiKey, the #1 security key, offering strong two factor authentication from industry leader Yubico. Link: Yubico | YubiKey Strong Two Factor Authentication for Business and Individual Use.
Dr. Malware, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Internet
Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Ransomware… they go by many names but they all mean the same thing. For now we’ll just call them all malware, short for malicious software. Malware is any computer program that does something we don’t like. It is kind of like the definition of a weed. If you didn’t plant it and […]
Surf the web without annoying pop ups and ads!
AdBlock is a user-supported browser extension that lets you surf the web ad-free. Link: Surf the web without annoying pop ups and ads!
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 for help. This article will help you configure your web browser for safer Internet surfing. It is written for home computer users, students, small business […]
Pop-ups in Safari on your Mac? Here’s what to do
An excellent summary from our friends at iDB about how to handle pop-ups in the Safari web browser. In this post, we’ll talk about what you can do in a scenario when you get pop-ups in Safari on your Mac and why you might be getting them. Link: Pop-ups in Safari on your Mac? Here’s […]
Help protect my computer with Windows Defender – Windows Help
Learn about how Windows Defender antivirus program can help keep your PC safe from malicious software and viruses. Link: Help protect my computer with Windows Defender – Windows Help
What parents need to know about the video game Fortnite
If your kids are begging to play Fortnite—or maybe they’re already playing but you still have questions—then check out this handy guide. Link: What parents need to know about the video game Fortnite
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