Tips for a secure email

An email address is essential for most transactions these days, from activating a mobile smartphone, to making online purchases, to setting up an online account. An email address is more than just another method for someone to contact you. Your email account may contain sensitive and important communication and is often connected to important [...]

By |2018-01-29T13:05:50+00:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Tech Safety Resources|Tags: , , , |

Good practices for computer security

The computer (or laptop) is a ubiquitous item in most households. It sits in the corner for the kids to do their homework on or for us to check email and maybe pay a bill or two. At the office, it is the workhorse that we don’t even think about when we log in [...]

By |2017-10-23T12:07:05+00:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Tech Safety Resources|Tags: , , , |

Should I use public Wi-Fi?

With most people carrying around smart devices, whether it’s a smartphone or tablet, having access to Wi-Fi is almost a necessity. And if your device’s mobile or data plan isn’t generous, coming upon public Wi-Fi while you’re out and about can be a life-saver. But just how risky is using public Wi-Fi? Should I [...]

By |2017-10-23T12:04:46+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Tech Safety Resources|Tags: , , , |