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The Three Legs of Protection: Antivirus Software, Firewalls, and VPNs

Thought LeadershipKent Lawson | Apr 15th, 2015

stool with three legs

We've all heard about antivirus software and firewalls. But we probably don’t know as much about the third leg of computer protection: a VPN, or virtual private network. In his latest article, company CEO Kent Lawson says we do this at our peril, because the damage we can suffer from not using a VPN may far outweigh the risks of the other two combined. After the large-scale hack attacks over the past few years, VPNs are now earning their spot as the third security leg that is vital to every-day computer security. Read More

New Hotel WiFi Vulnerability

Thought LeadershipAlok Kapur | Apr 9th, 2015

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Earlier this year, the FTC declared a critical announcement for travelers: hotel WiFi is dangerous. Many people assume that because they are paying for it the network must be safe, but that is a dangerous assumption. Hotel WiFi networks are completely insecure; the bad news is that a new exposure in hotel WiFi has just been found. Read more to find out how you can keep yourself protected. Read More

Private Communications Corporation Unveils DataCompress for Android, Reduces Mobile Data Consumption by up to 50%

Press ReleasesJared Howe | Apr 1st, 2015

Private Communications Corporation (PCC), the leading provider of Internet security and mobile optimization utilities for consumers, today has officially launched its data compression product, DataCompress for Android. Android users across the world can now download the application from the Play Store to cut mobile data use by up to 50%*. Read More

Introducing DataCompress: A Data Savings App for your Mobile Device

Thought LeadershipJillian Ryan | Apr 1st, 2015

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Is your phone a data hog? If so, we have some good news. The makers of PRIVATE WiFi, have a new product on the market to help users improve their Internet experience. With the launch of DataCompress, Android users can cut their mobile data use by up to 50%*. This new app let's you get the right-sized content, fast! This means using less of your plan as you get more value out of it. Read More

Cyber Security Training Just As Important at C-Level

Thought LeadershipEva Velasquez | Mar 24th, 2015

BYODCSuite

The need for better online safety training to prevent data breaches is a hot topic right now. Coupled with stronger computer and network policies, companies want to prevent the hacking events that leave businesses susceptible to a data breach. While it’s no secret that employees in both the private sector and government service can unintentionally expose organizations to hackers, what is surprising is a report by Wombat Security that shows that 33% of CEOs fell for phishing attacks that led to network access. Why are they falling for this kind of internet activity? Read More

Breaking



Hotel Hacking Consumer Reports

Hackers infiltrate hotel WiFi – According to Consumer Reports you should think twice before you log on to public networks

Read More...

China WiFi

Public WiFi in China carries high security risks according to Want China Times

Read More...

3.4.15 NY Daily News

NY Daily News Exclusive: City wants to sell its $500M underused WiFi network to improve service at lower cost

Read More...

3.4.15 Dell

The experts at Dell ask: “How do we live in tomorrow’s world of mobile security?” Discover their answer.

Read More...

3.3.15 Net-Security.org

Net Security reports a flaw in GoPro update mechanism reveals users’ WiFi passwords

Read More...

3.2.15 All Tech Considered

All Tech Considered Investigates How Free WiFi On Buses Offers A Link To Future Of ‘Smart Cities’

Read More...

2.19.15 The Register

Your child’s next Barbie will be WiFi-enabled and it might record your voices. The Register asks security questions.

Read More...

HuffPo-wearabletechnology-thumbs

Is innovation killing privacy? The Huffington Post recaps what recent technological development have done to our privacy.

Read More...

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Hackaday member CNLohr created stunning images of what a WiFi network looks like. See them now on Network World.

Read More...

privacygoodbusinesss

Privacy is good for your company’s business. This infographic from STOP.THINK.CONNECT. explains why.

Read More...

The Three Legs of Protection: Antivirus Software, Firewalls, and VPNs

Thought LeadershipKent Lawson | Apr 15th, 2015

stool with three legs

We've all heard about antivirus software and firewalls. But we probably don’t know as much about the third leg of computer protection: a VPN, or virtual private network. In his latest article, company CEO Kent Lawson says we do this at our peril, because the damage we can suffer from not using a VPN may far outweigh the risks of the other two combined. After the large-scale hack attacks over the past few years, VPNs are now earning their spot as the third security leg that is vital to every-day computer security. Read More

New Hotel WiFi Vulnerability

Thought LeadershipAlok Kapur | Apr 9th, 2015

vnkjeal-1024×386

Earlier this year, the FTC declared a critical announcement for travelers: hotel WiFi is dangerous. Many people assume that because they are paying for it the network must be safe, but that is a dangerous assumption. Hotel WiFi networks are completely insecure; the bad news is that a new exposure in hotel WiFi has just been found. Read more to find out how you can keep yourself protected. Read More

Private Communications Corporation Unveils DataCompress for Android, Reduces Mobile Data Consumption by up to 50%

Press ReleasesJared Howe | Apr 1st, 2015

Private Communications Corporation (PCC), the leading provider of Internet security and mobile optimization utilities for consumers, today has officially launched its data compression product, DataCompress for Android. Android users across the world can now download the application from the Play Store to cut mobile data use by up to 50%*. Read More

Introducing DataCompress: A Data Savings App for your Mobile Device

Thought LeadershipJillian Ryan | Apr 1st, 2015

twitter_feed

Is your phone a data hog? If so, we have some good news. The makers of PRIVATE WiFi, have a new product on the market to help users improve their Internet experience. With the launch of DataCompress, Android users can cut their mobile data use by up to 50%*. This new app let's you get the right-sized content, fast! This means using less of your plan as you get more value out of it. Read More

Cyber Security Training Just As Important at C-Level

Thought LeadershipEva Velasquez | Mar 24th, 2015

BYODCSuite

The need for better online safety training to prevent data breaches is a hot topic right now. Coupled with stronger computer and network policies, companies want to prevent the hacking events that leave businesses susceptible to a data breach. While it’s no secret that employees in both the private sector and government service can unintentionally expose organizations to hackers, what is surprising is a report by Wombat Security that shows that 33% of CEOs fell for phishing attacks that led to network access. Why are they falling for this kind of internet activity? Read More

Breaking



Hotel Hacking Consumer Reports

Hackers infiltrate hotel WiFi – According to Consumer Reports you should think twice before you log on to public networks

Read More...

China WiFi

Public WiFi in China carries high security risks according to Want China Times

Read More...

3.4.15 NY Daily News

NY Daily News Exclusive: City wants to sell its $500M underused WiFi network to improve service at lower cost

Read More...

3.4.15 Dell

The experts at Dell ask: “How do we live in tomorrow’s world of mobile security?” Discover their answer.

Read More...

3.3.15 Net-Security.org

Net Security reports a flaw in GoPro update mechanism reveals users’ WiFi passwords

Read More...

3.2.15 All Tech Considered

All Tech Considered Investigates How Free WiFi On Buses Offers A Link To Future Of ‘Smart Cities’

Read More...

2.19.15 The Register

Your child’s next Barbie will be WiFi-enabled and it might record your voices. The Register asks security questions.

Read More...

HuffPo-wearabletechnology-thumbs

Is innovation killing privacy? The Huffington Post recaps what recent technological development have done to our privacy.

Read More...

wifi_lead_image-100569301-primarys

Hackaday member CNLohr created stunning images of what a WiFi network looks like. See them now on Network World.

Read More...

privacygoodbusinesss

Privacy is good for your company’s business. This infographic from STOP.THINK.CONNECT. explains why.

Read More...
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