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2020 Privacy, Safety, Cybersecurity Podcasts

Top 20 Cybersecurity Podcasts You Should Listen to in 2020

We’ve seen Twittersphere explode with bite-sized information security (InfoSec) news over the past few years and we’ve given you a list of the biggest influencers to follow. Recently though, podcasts have grown from a fringe media to one of the most popular ways to get cybersecurity news and information. It’s not hard to imagine why.…

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A Remote Worker Cybersecurity Checklist for Your Virtual Office.

If you’re one of the millions of people now working online from home and coffee shops, you need to protect yourself from hackers. That’s why this remote worker cybersecurity checklist is a guide to help you do exactly that. The Covid-19 pandemic is what changed everything for us. It forced us to become smarter about…

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User Agent: You can't get on the Internet without one.

Without a User Agent, You Can’t Get on the Internet.

(Don’t Worry. You Have One.) Most of the time, technical terms can be…well, just too technical for the average Joe with a computer.  User Agent, or UA, is one such term. A User Agent is any computer application or system that helps you get onto the internet and access online content.  User agents include web…

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Best VPNs for Torrenting

Torrenting (peer-to-peer file sharing) has a bad reputation for often being linked with copyright infringement, and that’s why a list of the best torrenting VPN for torrenting is important to know. Here’s what we’ve found in our research on the topic: That’s a great place to start…that is, if you’re someone who just happens to…

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5 Easy Ways to Back Up Your Files and Stay Safe

It’s Easy to Back Up Your Files and Stay Safe

Here are your options. Pick one or all. In a previous Q&A article, You ARE Backing Up Your Computer…Right?, we covered the ins-and-outs of backing up the important information on your computer. Most people are confused about what it means—or takes—to back up their data files. Well, it’s not that complicated. Start small, with the…

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You ARE Backing Up Your Computer…Right?

In reality, most people are likely confused by what it means. There’s a survey done annually that asks a few thousand people “how often do you back up your computer?” In 2015, 25% of the people surveyed indicated they had never backed up their computer. However, there’s a general feeling by most computer experts, consultants…

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Are VPNs legal to use?

Are VPNs Illegal?

There are a lot of things people can do online that aren’t legal. Downloading pirated movies, for example, is one of them. Many people have heard about VPNs, or virtual private networks. They know using a VPN can hide their IP address, masking a person’s actual location. And it works! If you’re in New York…

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Anti Spam Software - How It Works

How Does Anti-Spam Software Do Its Work?

Over the past 15 years or so, the problem with overwhelming spam—countless unwanted and unrequested emails—has lessened for the most part. Before anti-spam software became commonplace, spammers could flood our email inboxes with their messages. Now, the wave of spam has been slowed down. Thank you, anti-spam software. Here’s a look at how a coordinated…

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