Tag Archives: cyber security

How to Live in the Cloud

With many firms now allowing employees to work off premises, we see the use of cloud software rising. Thus, how to live in the cloud takes on more importance than ever. Yet, we don’t always know about all of the … Continue reading

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Customers and Retailers: Beware of Public Wi-Fi

Have you ever used free public Wi-Fi at the airport, Starbucks, Panera Bread, or other unsecured venues?  Is it safe from hacking, identity theft, and other invasions of privacy? No!! So, why do we use it? According to Ian Barker, … Continue reading

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The Science (?) of Retail Security

As been been reported so many times, retail security — both in-store and online — has become a major issue for millions of companies around the world. (see, for example, 1, 2, 3) Very recently, EarthLink noted this about security: “Our … Continue reading

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Are YOU as Cyber-Secure as You Should Be? Some Video Tips

Identity theft and loss of privacy are BIG issues. In this video, we point out several “scary” aspects of cyber security as well as offer several tips. Protect YOURSELF. We can be our best friend — and our worst enemy. … Continue reading

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