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Roger Grimes talks about cybercrime, security, social engineering, and what you can do about all of it.

For Better Security, Understand Social Engineering and Patching

Scams, hackers, and other cybercriminals are everywhere. They’re creative and clever, and they’re doing their best to infiltrate your world and get whatever they can out of you. Over the past several decades, their attacks have increased, and there’s no end in sight. But you can take steps to protect yourself. If you want better…

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Jason Kent and Will Glazier talk about dating sites, scams, and fake vs taken over accounts.

Dating Sites and Scams: The Trends You Need to Know

We’re currently in “cuffing season.”. This means scammers are keeping their eyes on dating apps. Dating sites and apps make prime targets, not just because there are a lot of people on them, but because these sites can have all kinds of data available for malicious people. If you’re looking for a partner online, you…

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Troy Hunt talks about data leak protection and the two steps you can take today.

Take These 2 Steps Now to Protect Yourself From Data Leaks

Everyone on the internet is exposed to some degree of risk. One of those risks is of a data breach or leak. Every time you create a new account or set up a new app, you create a new place where your data can be hacked or breached. That’s why taking steps for better data…

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Diane Dimond talks about the guardianship system and why it's so risky.

The Guardianship System Has Risks You Should Know

As people age, their health declines and they may start having struggles with their mental faculties. Many families consider options like guardianship or conservatorship. But the court system used to appoint guardians is full of risks – including unscrupulous people out to steal your aging relative’s money. If you are aging or have an aging…

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Michael Buraimoh talks about the signs of grooming that everyone should know.

Recognize the Signs of Grooming to Protect Your Child Online

Many parents assume that grooming is something that happens to other kids, not theirs. But that assumption means they may miss signs of grooming in their child. They also pass up a valuable opportunity to teach their kids what to watch for. Any child could be targeted by groomers and manipulated into making bad choices…

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Philipp Pointner talks about the evolution of digital identity.

How Digital Identity will Change Being Online

We all know how it works: If you need to prove your identity for some reason, you have to provide an official physical document like a passport, driver’s license, or state ID. But that may soon be a thing of the past. Technology that allows digital identity verification will make it easier to prove who…

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Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment Scams: What to Look Out For!

Whether you have already enrolled in Medicare or will be signing up now or next year, you need to know what type of contact from Medicare and insurance programs are legitimate and what types are not. Scammers wont be happy, but you’ll be safer.

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Robert Karas talks about cyber attack response and why it's so important.

Cyber Attack Response: The Overlooked Step in Digital Security

Scams and cyber crime are constantly increasing. New advances in technology enable criminals to attack faster, smarter, and with ploys that look more genuine than ever. Even experts can get caught in their tricks. That’s why it’s important that we go beyond just preventing scams and cyber attacks. Prevention is part of it. But it’s…

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