To learn (online) or not to learn?

6 tips for celebrating National Online Learning Day and keeping your data safe! Online learning certainly has many advantages; it is convenient, cost-efficient, environmentally friendly, and helps knock down educational and socio-economic barriers. However, for the 40 million students who recently fell victim to the famous Chegg breach, online learning might just be a painful reminder of the hazards of the online atmosphere. The Chegg … Continue reading To learn (online) or not to learn?

Should I Remove It? It’s cleaning time! How to declutter your PC.

While spring cleaning may only come around once a year, PC cleaning needs to happen a lot more frequently. Decluttering your PC frees up storage space, helps your computer run faster, and improves its security. It can even extend your computer’s lifespan. Of course, this begs the question, “how do you declutter your PC?”. Let’s have a look. Doin’ the Digital Declutter. The good news … Continue reading Should I Remove It? It’s cleaning time! How to declutter your PC.

The Ultimate Guide to Social Media and Privacy

We humans are social beings. Though some people may prefer their own company to that of others, most people crave some level of connectivity, of being a valued part of a network. Humans by nature seek to invite others into their lives, to share in their joy, pain, successes, failures and what they just ate for breakfast (especially if it photographs well). So it’s no … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Social Media and Privacy

It’s International Data Privacy Day – Do You Know What Your Camera Knows About You?

January 28th is International Data Privacy Day. If you’re wondering why data privacy needs its own awareness day, well hello, good morning and welcome to the 21 Century. Today, technological advances come at breakneck speed. With every new device and development, at some point the user is asked to fork over a portion of his or her identifying information. At the beginning of our always-connected … Continue reading It’s International Data Privacy Day – Do You Know What Your Camera Knows About You?

Still Holding Out on Windows 10? Here is Why You Don’t Need to Worry About it

So it’s almost July 29th – Do you know what that means? No, not that the lazy days of summer are just slipping through our fingers like slurry cake batter (well, maybe that too). It means that you just have a few more days to upgrade to Windows 10 if you have been holding out. After that upgrading to 10 will cost a sweet $300 … Continue reading Still Holding Out on Windows 10? Here is Why You Don’t Need to Worry About it