The National Cyber Security Alliance and the Better Business Bureau are encouraging consumers to go through a digital spring cleaning to clean out cyber clutter. Cleaning up your online life is relatively easy, and accomplished in a few short steps.
Q. What help and advice may BBB provide me as a consumer to protect and secure data on my electronic devices? A. Better Business Bureau and the National Cyber Security Alliance urge you to follow this four-week outline and clean up your online life with an easy-to-follow timeline and plan.
Scams don’t only happen to individuals; in some cases, an entire business can fall victim to a scam. A popular scam that affects businesses is called “ransomware” - hacking an entire business’s network through a computer virus and demanding payment for access.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) are encouraging consumers to get their online lives in good order by conducting a thorough cleanse of their cyber clutter and make "digital spring cleaning" an annual ritual to help protect valuable personal data.
Corporate tracking of your online activity is about to get even more invasive.
I recently attended the National Cybersecurity Alliance and NASDAQ's joint Cybersecurity Summit, at which I asked several industry insiders for observations about the state of information security. Here are some of the interesting points that emerged from our conversations:
After discovering that many Americans are failing to do the things they need to do in order to avoid being hacked in January, Pew Research Center is now able to tell us just how clueless we really are.
An estimated 97 percent of seniors use the internet at least once a week, according to a recent nationwide survey. And 67 percent of seniors 65 and older have been targeted by at least one online scam or hack, according to the survey, which was conducted by the National Cyber Security Alliance, a nonprofit that works with industry and government agencies to make computer use more safe.