Online shopping is convenient, but comes with online risks. In Part 1 of our Holiday SafetySeries we showed how to secure your email to avoid phishing scams and hacking. In this Part 2: how to minimize the risks of shopping online.
Each year, thousands of email accounts are compromised due to poor security, and with the holidays just around the corner, scammers are gearing up to cheat you out of your personal and financial information using any methods at their disposal. Whether it’s through email scams or planting malware onto your computer, scammers are constantly finding ways to steal your information.
Instead of falling victim to scams this holiday season, here are 6 tips on how you can make sure your email account is as secure as it can be.
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 growingconcern around data privacy and security. Unfortunately, healthcare systems are already known targets ofransomware attacks. Luckily, there are a number ofsteps you can take to increase your online security, and data privacy.
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!