Category: Feature Articles
Know Your Enemy: Why Cybercriminals Do What They Do

Know Your Enemy: Why Cybercriminals Do What They Do

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 We all know that it’s a dangerous virtual world. Cybercriminals lurk in the shadows, and every Internet user is a potential victim.  Who are these cybercriminals? What ...

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Thoughts of the Unsafe: Why We Neglect Cybersecurity

Thoughts of the Unsafe: Why We Neglect Cybersecurity

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The great cartoonist Walt Kelly said it most succinctly in his “Pogo” strip: we have met the enemy and he is us.That explains why so much goes wrong with online security.A ...

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You Are the Product: Why Free Services Don’t Keep You Free

You Are the Product: Why Free Services Don’t Keep You Free

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If you spend enough time online, you will find variations of the quote “If you aren’t paying for the product, then you are the product.” While some may agree or disagree with this ...

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Privacy Loss Fears Prompt Many to Go Offline: How to Protect Yourself

Privacy Loss Fears Prompt Many to Go Offline: How to Protect Yourself

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The report from the US National Telecommunications & Information Administration is chilling: about 45% of American now say fears of privacy loss and online security failures ...

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Staying Safe on the Road: Infosec for Smart Travelers

Staying Safe on the Road: Infosec for Smart Travelers

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It is a war for your data when you travel.The irony is that many, many pages are filled with advice on how to avoid pickpockets in Rome, muggers in Manhattan, and crooked taxi ...

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Hackers and the Workplace: Protecting Your Personal Information

Hackers and the Workplace: Protecting Your Personal Information

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While we here at Secure Thoughts have done our absolute best to inform you of the dangers lurking about online, a fact that we would like to emphasize is that corporate security ...

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