When it comes to personal security best practices, there are some pieces of advice that are universally good ideas:

To celebrate Data Privacy Day, we're doing our part to help raise awareness by promoting privacy and data protection best practices. As cyberattacks continue to grow each year, today is a reminder that everyone, both...

In 2015, Statistica reported that holiday season desktop retail e-commerce spending in the United States amounted to 56.43 billion U.S. dollars with the most money being spent online on Cyber Monday. That year, Cyber...

Whether you're a seasoned security professional or complete novice, it's important to protect your personal information online. But how paranoid should you really be? Well, it depends on your personal threat model. Often...

Have you ever asked a question and started it by saying "This may sound stupid, but…"? And how many times has someone responded to you, making you regret you ever asked that question? We've all been there at some point....

How to Not Get Hacked on Social Media

by Christine Schulz on October 19, 2016 at 8:19 AM

As the Digital Marketing Manager, I often find myself on social media every day. I keep our company accounts updated, and I’m always browsing around for the latest news.

Prior to starting at Security Innovation, I worked...

Ransomware...It Could Happen to You

by Jen McNeill on October 17, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Today, I want to talk about a recent form of malware that has been causing major trouble: Ransomware.

That’s right- RANSOMware. It is exactly how it sounds:

A type of malicious software that restricts access to a victim’s...

One year ago, if you asked me how much I thought about securing my information online, I would probably have said very little. I was in the majority of users who believed "It won't happen to me. I know what a spam email...

The moment you realize one of your online accounts has been hacked can send a number of emotions raging through your head. Unfortunately, when it comes to online security, many of us don't think about it seriously until...

Mitigating Common Password Attacks

by Serge Truth on September 27, 2016 at 10:47 AM

Multiple options are available for mitigating automated password guessing attacks and choosing the most appropriate one(s) requires understanding the trade-offs between security and usability of each. Regardless, the goal...