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4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot

Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot

With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices.
Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP

Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP

If you're still using Microsoft's old operating system after it ceases support, you'll be more vulnerable to viruses, hacks and other issues.
New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams

New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams

Take these steps to protect your personal and professional information from hackers.
Free Tools for Improving Online Security

Free Tools for Improving Online Security

From defending your network to protecting your data, free software can provide comprehensive protection for your company's computer systems.
7 Tips for Upgrading IT Security

7 Tips for Upgrading IT Security

From encrypting files to beefing up passwords, consider these steps for better protecting sensitive company data.
How to Protect Customer Data When Using Credit-Card Plug-ins for Smartphones

How to Protect Customer Data When Using Credit-Card Plug-ins for Smartphones

More companies are accepting mobile payments. But failing to protect credit-card data could risk hefty penalties and fines.
Three Tech Tools for Keeping Sensitive Business Data Safe

Three Tech Tools for Keeping Sensitive Business Data Safe

From password management to securing your network, these tools can help keep your business information from landing in the wrong hands.
How to Protect Your Business from Malware in Custom Apps

How to Protect Your Business from Malware in Custom Apps

An expanding network of cybercriminals is taking aim at the hidden flaws lurking inside the custom-created apps on your company's website. Here's how to safeguard application security for your customers -- and your business.
How to Move Your Business Data into the Cloud -- Safely

How to Move Your Business Data into the Cloud -- Safely

The process of migrating to the cloud can loom like a thunderhead over a business. Here's advice on a safer path.
Six Tips for Surviving a Cyber Security Threat

Six Tips for Surviving a Cyber Security Threat

How to thwart threats to your company's computer system.
Cybercriminals: A Look at Their World and Their Threat to Business

Cybercriminals: A Look at Their World and Their Threat to Business

A disturbing look at the far-reaching depths of the cybercriminal network--and what you can do to make sure the bad element stays out of your company.
Q&A: New Fraud and Identity Theft Rules

Q&A: New Fraud and Identity Theft Rules

Are your customers safe from online scamsters? How to comply with the FTC's new 'Red Flags' program.
10 Ways to Keep IT Systems Secure

10 Ways to Keep IT Systems Secure

Use these tips to protect your business from hackers, crooks and identity thieves.
What You Need to Know About the Risks of Mobile Payment Apps

What You Need to Know About the Risks of Mobile Payment Apps

Learn how you can protect your business when it comes to point-of-sale systems for smartphones.
How Small Business Owners Can Guard Against Online Security Threats

How Small Business Owners Can Guard Against Online Security Threats

The question: As a small-business owner, how can I protect my business from looming online security threats?
How to Keep Your Gadgets Safe When You Travel

How to Keep Your Gadgets Safe When You Travel

Use these tips for securing your mobile devices when you're on the road.

Cybercrooks Tire of Windows -- They're After Your iPhone Now

Smartphone apps are particularly vulnerable to hackers as they access user information without permission.

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