Wifi On the Go: How to Choose the Best Travel Router

As we continue to integrate more and more gadgets into our daily workflows–including smartphones, tablets and laptops–multiple devices often come with us while we’re traveling. And in today’s age where internet access is thought of as a necessary ingredient for getting anything done, one of the first questions we ask while traveling is “where’s the […]

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The Best 5 VPNs for Google Chrome

Google Chrome has taken the world by storm as the most popular web browser. With 51 percent of the world’s internet users now on this platform, Chrome has built a dedicated following with desktop and mobile users alike. Their software works on all operating systems and has proven to be seamless and intuitively user friendly. […]

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Security Risks On the Internet of Things: Will They Hack My Car?

Charlie Miller has been hacking computers and phones for over a decade. His ends aren’t nefarious, however: he’s a security researcher working to expose vulnerabilities that will ultimately make our systems safer. In order to raise public consciousness of the issues at stake, he’s been hoping to hack something less techy and abstract that would […]

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The Top 5 High Paying Technology Jobs of 2013 and How to Score Them

The technology sector is growing at a rapid pace even while other areas of the economy are struggling. Many jobs will need to be filled in order to meet the demands of the current tech job market. Students who major or work in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields should take note of what […]

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Would You Know if You’ve Been Targeted by an Identity Thief?

Chances are good there’s enough information about you online at this very minute that someone so inclined could steal your identity (kick that up to “excellent” if you’re an avid user of social media and don’t have adequate privacy controls in place). Much of this information was made available before the risk of identity theft […]

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Common Myths and Mistakes About WordPress: What You Need to Know

WordPress is an online content management system (CMS) that is used to power some of the most popular sites on the web. However, some businesses fear that WordPress has too many security problems, lack of disaster recovery and is difficult to administer. In reality, many of these risks are mitigated by simple maintenance and best […]

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Why You Should Close Your Browser After Logging Out of a Service

When you are accessing sensitive information, such as with online banking, a very basic security measure is to remember to log out right after you finish. In most cases, however, the service will recommend that you also close your browser. The advice is very common but can be a slight annoyance. You will usually want […]

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What is Bring Your Own Device in an Enterprise Setting?

The expansion of Information Technology (IT) into the business world has made it possible for employees to use smartphones, laptops and other mobile devices to stay connected to the enterprise. Businesses have two choices: issue devices owned by the company; or have the employees bring their own devices (BYOD). Predictions are that by 2014, 90 […]

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Internet Privacy: Does It Still Exist?

At its inception, the Internet was seen as a haven for privacy seekers. The first news of someone getting fired for a picture he posted online was the shot across the bow for this idea. It became apparent that without the proper precautions, there was actually no privacy to be had. Instead, even a quick […]

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How Computer Viruses Work

With Winter approaching, it’s time to start to thinking about how to protect yourself from the dreaded Winter flu. This year, I’d like you to include your computer in your contingency plan.  What will you do in the event of a virus? How will you insulate yourself from whatever’s going around? Nobody likes being sick. […]

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