Compromised Emails and the Law

Compromised Emails and the Law

Try as we might to avoid it, let’s face it—we’re all going to need a lawyer at some point. When the time comes, there are a few basic principles that need to be respected. Attorney/client confidentiality is definitely one of them. But in this day and age, it’s not atypical for businesses and individuals to opt for digital correspondence rather than set up yet another (costly) consultation. But is that as secure? Read more

Heartbreakers: Hacking to Shame

Heartbreakers: Hacking to Shame

As we move into February, and closer to Valentine’s Day, you may be thinking about that special someone you’ve been chatting with on an online dating site. When excitement is running high, cyber criminals are working overtime to capitalize on increased activity on specific sites. Read more

The Internet of Things: What is it? (And Why You Should Care)

The Internet of Things: What is it? (And Why You Should Care)

The Internet of Things, or IoT as it has been affectionately termed, is a concept dating back to 1989– when the first internet connected toaster was unveiled. As you may have guessed by this origin story, IoT summarizes the idea that basically any device with an on/off switch has the potential to be connected to the internet.
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What You Need To Know: Family Matters

What You Need To Know: Family Matters

The holidays are a time for families to come together, and we at FixMeStick think this is a great opportunity to talk to the whole family about internet security. Kids going online for the first time, students preparing to head back to campus after the break, anyone shopping online for the perfect gift for a family member–we could all use an internet security checkup! Read more