Data Security

Symmetric vs. asymmetric encryption: How are they different? Header image
One of the best ways to thwart online attackers is through encryption. Cybersecurity professionals use encryption to protect email, messaging, and applications and keep data private. However, you must understand that there are...
Apr 10, 2024
6 min read
How to factory reset a MacBook to erase your private data: Header image
Our electronic devices hold a lot of our personal information. So when your Mac changes hands, you want to be sure that none of your data changes hands along with it. This process...
Mar 25, 2024
6 min read
What is a network security key and how do you find it? Header image
To a non-expert, the term “network security key” may sound high-tech. In reality, it refers to a very common cybersecurity feature found in most modern homes. It’s essential to know what a network...
Mar 15, 2024
5 min read
Chances are, you’ve heard of some of the pirated or cracked software that’s available for macOS. You may have even downloaded and installed some of it yourself at one point or another. Doing...
Feb 1, 2024
5 min read
Is Venmo safe? Here's how to keep safe when using Venmo: Header image
Like all digital tools and resources, Venmo has its advantages as well as its risks. If you regularly use cash transfer apps for personal or business use, it’s best to know all about...
Jan 24, 2024
5 min read
How to password-protect a folder on Mac to lock it from prying eyes: Header image
Everyone has the right to privacy. With so much of our personal lives on display for public consumption, it makes sense to want to button up certain aspects of your digital life to...
Jan 19, 2024
5 min read
What is biometrics, and how secure is your biometric data? Header image
Chances are you use biometrics every day to unlock your devices without giving the process much thought. The technology is the latest advancement in security and the protection of devices against unwanted intrusion....
Dec 22, 2023
5 min read
Lost an iPhone? How to find it and protect the data that's on it: Header image
Most people these days are tethered to their iPhones 24/7. Our entire lives are stored on our cell phones: pictures, contacts, music, text messages, emails, and access to our bank accounts, credit cards,...
Dec 21, 2023
5 min read
AES encryption: Here's what Advanced Encryption Standard is: Header image
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is a method of securing data during transport to keep it safe. It’s often referred to as “military-grade” encryption because the United States government was the first to adopt...
Nov 10, 2023
5 min read
What is jailbroken iOS, and is it safe to jailbreak your iPhone? Header image
It’s no secret that Apple’s flagship product, the iPhone, has a massive following. Most users love the easy interface and the ability to customize settings. However, some users want so much control over...
Oct 18, 2023
6 min read