Well folks, it’s 2017! As we move through January, don’t lose sight of your New Year’s resolutions– and consider adding this one to your list. This year, FixMeStick challenges you to make this the year you set up a password manager. Read more
Hello faithful readers!
This week we’ve collected some of the craziest cybersecurity statistics of 2016. Here’s your year in review! Read more
Using public WiFi hotspots is a great way to avoid an expensive data plan when travelling abroad but just how safe can a public network be? Read more
Visiting familiar faces in new places, or just a new place, can be the highlight of the entire calendar year. Travelling should be a liberating experience– but it’s important to stay protected while abroad.
Going on vacation is exciting but it can quickly turn into a disaster if your laptop is stolen or misplaced during travel. No one wants to think about the worst-case-scenario– especially on a holiday. But if your laptop is stolen, it’s crucial that you know what steps to take. After following these 3 steps, there will be a lot less to worry about. You may be able to salvage some relaxation!
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
You don’t have to be up to date on the latest technological trends to know that technology is changing family dynamics.
A recent article in the New Yorker entitled “Stop Googling. Let’s Talk” voices concerns about how the next generation– through years of practice– is adept at splitting their attention between conversations happening in real life (IRL) and those happening over text. Read more
Security experts recommend backing up your computer in case of a ransomware or other malware attack. This means that your files are saved on multiple platforms to safeguard them in the event that your computer is compromised. Read more