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Don’t Get Scammed by Skimmers

Recently there have been several incidents of skimmers being found on ATM’s in my local area. Gas station pumps are another common place for skimmers to be placed. Let’s talk about how to recognize these.

Fed up with Pop-up Ads Hijacking your Mobile Device?

You’ve got 5 minutes between meetings. So, you pull up Snapchat to check on your family. Before you can click on your kid’s feed, an ad pops up and won’t go away. You can’t even back out of it. You must force stop the app and then relaunch it. By the...

HIPAA 101: Your Guide to Violations and Penalties

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was instituted in order to protect the personal health information held by covered entities, including doctors, pharmacies, and health insurance companies. A HIPAA violation can cost an...

RSA 2018 is going on now!

Now cybersecurity matters more than ever!

Three Ways to Keep Your Home Cyber Safe: Isolate | Update | Defend ™

"What will they think of next?” Are you finding yourself asking this question these days? In the “smart” world of internet-connected devices, how did we go from smartphones to smart TVs to smart just about everything else you can think of in just a...

How to Avoid Being Embarrassed by Fake News

How to Avoid Being Embarrassed by Fake News

Cloud Security Best Practices

Cloud storage is here to stay. Public cloud storage services, such as DropBox and GoogleDrive can provide a simple and convenient way to store and access personal files from any device, as well as a way to share large files with others. Storing files...

What You Need to Know About IoT Devices and Botnets

Picture it: You’re sitting at your computer surfing your favorite sites, when out of nowhere your browser crashes. You relaunch and attempt to reload the page you were viewing, but you have the same problem. Perhaps the site you were viewing is having...

The (Possible Future) Union of IoT Devices and Blockchain

It’s 2018 and IoT devices continue to enter the marketplace and get bought up in exponential numbers. We’re well on our way to Gartner’s estimation of 26 billion IoT devices in use by 2020. It is an understatement to say that nearly everyone is using...

Business Email Compromise and Tax Season

It’s tax season again, and W-2s, 1099s, and dozens of other tax forms are flying around. These documents, which include personally identifiable information, such as addresses and Social Security numbers, have attracted spear phishers who are using...

GDPR forcing you to rethink how your business handles data? You’re not alone.

What is GDPR?

TechGuard Security Blog

Welcome to the first release of the TechGuard Security Blog series.

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