Category: Event

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.

A Lesson in Cybersecurity for Back-to-School

August marks the beginning of back-to-school. With more schools and educational institutions implementing technology inside classrooms, how prepared are we to deal with online threats? Today, we’re looking at the latest threats targeting the education industry as well as how common programs used in classrooms, like Microsoft Excel, can be compromised. 

What came first: the moon landing or the first laptop?

By now, you’re likely aware that July 20th was the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 spaceflight that first landed humans on the moon. NASA has always been an early adopter of new technologies, but did you know we walked on the moon over a decade before the first modern form laptop was created? This week we’re looking at the creation of the first modern form laptop, how NASA used it and answering the question: is NASA affected by security breaches?

Amazon Prime Day 2019

If you haven’t heard, Amazon’s Prime Day is July 15th and 16th this year. Last year 100 million products were sold in 36 hours, think of it like Black Friday in July. With the growing popularity of Prime Day, scammers are ready to take advantage of the increase in traffic. We want to make sure our customers stay safe while snagging the best deals so we’re sharing our tips for staying safe while shopping online.