Category: FixMeStick Blog

Spreading Cybersecurity Awareness in Your Community

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This is an internationally-recognized campaign that aims to spread cybersecurity awareness. In this week of the campaign, we will be sharing some ways on how you can help spread cybersecurity awareness in your community.

If you missed our other blogs for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, you can check them out below:

Quality of Online Information

With an overload of online information these days, it can be difficult to know which sources are reputable and which sources are not. That’s why it’s a good habit to not believe everything you read on the internet.

Taking Cybersecurity into Your Own Hands

October 1st marks the beginning of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This is an internationally-recognized campaign first launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004. 

Here at FixMeStick, we love helping people stay safe and secure online so we will be sharing our cybersecurity tips throughout the month. This week, we will cover how to take cybersecurity into your own hands.

Cybersecurity from A to Z

Often we get asked to breakdown cybersecurity information using more lay-man’s terms. FixMeStick is designed to be an easy-to-use solution, so we don’t want you to have to jump through hoops to understand things. That’s why we created this handy glossary of terms.

Think we missed something? Leave it in the comments below so we can add it!

How Does your Country Rank in Terms of “Digital Quality of Life”?

A recent study, carried out in 65 countries, covering 5.5 billion people looks to rank country’s digital quality of life based on 6 critical criteria:

  1. The speed of internet connectivity
  2. Internet affordability
  3. Cybersecurity of a country
  4. The availability of data protection laws
  5. E-Government services availability
  6. Global content access

Keep reading to check out where your country ranks.

Breach Alert: Over 200 million Facebook Users’ Phone Numbers Exposed

A database containing the phone numbers of hundreds of millions of Facebook users has been found on the internet, easily accessible to the public. It was discovered by a researcher working for the non-profit company – GDI Foundation. This database contains telephone numbers of millions of Facebook users. And it was unprotected, meaning anyone with…