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AI & Cybersecurity: Should We Be Worried?

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI) your mind might rush to the paranoid fantasies of the dark future of The Terminator franchise or Hal 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey. When will super-smart machines destroy us all?  Countless movies have explored the perils of machines developing self-awareness. How safe is AI in reality, and…

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Cybersecurity Terminology Explained

Technology is deeply ingrained in our modern lives. Whether you order groceries on your phone, use cloud computing at work, or utilize remote temperature control apps for your home, 93% of Americans today are using the internet and 85% of Americans own smartphones. Chances are, your grandmother is on her smartphone right now beating your…

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The State of Free Information in 2022: How Free Is It?

Free information is part of what makes America a free country. But in 2022, the free press doesn’t necessarily mean free. The press can report unfavorably on political figures and celebrities — but what if that information is hidden behind a paywall? Not to mention the pandemic has launched an Infodemic of conflicting reports of…

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A Deep Dive into The California Consumer Privacy Act and what it means for CyberSecurity

It’s no secret websites and apps collect and monetize your data. Things like your search history, interests, and location may seem arbitrary or even necessary, but should people be profiting off of it? This is one of the major ethical and cybersecurity issues of our time. This information can be used to more effectively inundate…

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We’re in a Cyber Pandemic — Here’s What You Can Do About It

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched nearly every aspect of our lives and caused ripple effects that will continue for years to come. Many consider the economic damage as one of these knock-on effects, but it may not be the biggest threat to come out of the pandemic. What could concern us the most in the…

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The 10 Most Invasive Apps on the Internet

We’ve all gotten used to the apps and websites that help us run our lives. While they do make things more convenient, they’re also collecting huge amounts of our data. You may have accepted the fact that you have to give up some personal info to use your favorite apps and services. But you should…

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What Is Behavioral Targeting And Why Should You Care?

We’ve become so used to online marketing and advertising its second nature by now. Remember when you could watch a YouTube video without 12 ad breaks? It seems almost impossible to remember a time before there were ads all over the Internet. Now targeting is so advanced that the wrong online search could mean ads…

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Digital Minimalism

Madonna was a Material Girl living in a material world. All these years later, we’re living in a digital world but we’re still human beings. We are moving towards an Internet of Things so all of our devices are synched. We have developed such an intense reliance on the Internet, jumping from device to device…

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