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Easy Steps for a More Secure Telemedicine Experience

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine visits increased by 50% in the first quarter of 2020. There are many advantages to telemedicine and virtual care – patients can see a doctor without the burden of travel, taking time off work, or the risk of being exposed to other illnesses. People who live in remote areas or have mobility issues can receive world-class care from experts without leaving their homes.

With the growth of telemedicine, there is growing concern around data privacy and security. Unfortunately, healthcare systems are already known targets of ransomware attacks. Luckily, there are a number of steps you can take to increase your online security, and data privacy.

QUIZ: Can you tell the difference between a slow computer and a computer virus?

There are so many reasons a computer can be slow. Whether it’s a lack of storage, outdated hardware, incompatible software, or in the worst case a computer virus, the signs can be confusing. Want to test your slow computer knowledge? Take our quiz to see if you can identify the causes of these slow computer…

How To Spot Fake Travel Websites And Vacation Scams

Eager for a summer getaway? Simply typing “dream-destinations” into a search engine produces hundreds of results. Many of these are real deals, but unfortunately, an equivalent number of scams exist out there as well. We want to make sure you get your stress-free vacation this summer, so keep reading for tips on how to avoid a travel vacation scam!

The Traveler’s Guide to Being Cyber Secure

As the world slowly starts to reopen since the Covid-19 Pandemic, many are preparing for the vacations they missed out on in this past year. With 71% of travelers using their smartphones when they travel it’s more important than ever to keep your devices secure while on the go. Whether you’re beachside for the summer or planning on cozying up somewhere chilly for the winter holidays, we have everything you need to know to stay secure while on vacation.

As the world slowly starts to reopen since the Covid-19 Pandemic, many are preparing for the vacations they missed out on in this past year. With 71% of travelers using their smartphones when they travel it's more important than ever to keep your devices secure while on the go. Whether you're beachside for the summer or planning on cozying up somewhere chilly for the winter holidays, we have everything you need to know to stay secure while on vacation.

Keep reading for our 5 easy steps to secure your personal data and devices while traveling, so you can be cyber secure and enjoy a stress-free vacation!