How to Stay Safe in Online Shopping During the Pandemic

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Safe While Online Shopping

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and “shelter-in-place” orders, online retail traffic is up 28%, a surge only seen during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This surge in online activity affects the amount of bandwidth available for internet users everywhere. But more importantly, this increased traffic results in a higher risk for cyberattacks. In this post, we will explore the … Read More

False Information on the Coronavirus Surges

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Coronavirus Misniformation Online

The Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is officially a pandemic that has touched every continent except for Antarctica. But another global crisis that is occurring is the “infodemic” of false information being spread about the disease. Social media platforms, fake websites, and email chains have presented inaccurate information about the spread of the disease, its origins, and possible cures. While these falsehoods … Read More

Staying Cyber Safe in Job Searching and Interviewing

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Best Practices for Safe Online Job Search

Applying for a job in the digital age means your personal information is shared with potential employers and companies must weed through the digital footprint candidates leave behind. Little information remains private in the process of job searching and both job seekers and employers must take precautions in both applying and interviewing. Applying for a Job There are hundreds of … Read More