Internet Safety Month: How to protect your child’s privacy online

This month is Internet Safety Month, and today we'll be talking about online privacy for children. For parents and caretakers, nothing could be more troubling than the thought of having your child's ...

Why bad coding habits die hard—and 7 ways to kill them

When it comes to poorly-written code, we're quick to point a finger at programmers, forgetting that they are beholden to the constraints of companies looking to push out tech product quickly. Thankfully, ...

Why tech companies wanted Senate Bill 315 vetoed

Georgia Senate Bill 315 aimed to make all unauthorized access to computers illegal—sounds good, right? Read why provisions in its fine print made tech and security companies more than uncomfortable. Categories: FYI ...
Parenting in the Digital World: a review

Parenting in the Digital World: a review

Parents don't just hand over the car keys to children who haven't taken driver's ed. Sadly, the same can't be said about smartphones. This book by Clayton Cranford shows parents the importance ...
HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

Cheap hosting deals offering free certificates have made the green padlock a less convincing sign of security. Here's what to look for to ensure a website is safe to visit. Categories: FYI ...

Engaging students in cybersecurity: a primer for educators

The continuing rise of cybercrime calls for a new breed of fighters. Are teachers prepared to take on the challenge of training the current and future generations of cybersecurity professionals? How can ...

The Internet of Everything and digital privacy: what you need to know

Statistics indicate within the next couple of years, there will be three IoT devices for every adult and child on the planet—IoT will truly be the Internet of Everything. So, should people ...

Physician, protect thyself: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

In this final installment of "Physician, protect thyself," we take a look at two key roles in small- to medium-sized hospitals and outpatient clinics that must step up their cybersecurity game to ...
The digital entropy of death: link rot

The digital entropy of death: link rot

We take a look at how link rot risks turning every website into an unreachable island—locking crucial information away behind a plethora of broken links—and some of the security concerns that may ...
Investors concerned about smartphone addiction; Apple responds with new webpage

Investors concerned about smartphone addiction; Apple responds with new webpage

Apple adds a new page to their website, aiming to address the growing trend of smartphone addiction in children and its harmful effects on users. Categories: FYI Tags: Appleparental controlssecurity 101smartphone addictionteen ...
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