Is the Dark Web all bad?

September 16, 2019

Dark Web: (noun)  Part of the worldwide web that is only accessible by utilizing special software, allowing users and websites to remain anonymous or untraceable. It exists on an encrypted network that uses masked IP addresses to maintain anonymity for users and site owners. This way, people who use the Dark Web for illegal purposes can’t be traced.    […]


Passwords – Outdated and Dangerous, But Necessary?

September 10, 2019

Here’s a quick test – what do these seemingly random alphanumerical groupings have in common?   123456  password  123456789  12345678  12345  111111  1234567  sunshine  qwerty  iloveyou  That is a list of the top ten passwords used in 2018. Recognize any of these? If you don’t, you’re not necessarily in the clear, but your chance of becoming compromised or hacked is far less […]


What is the Dark Web and Why Should We Care?

September 4, 2019

You’re happily humming along on the internet, thinking you’ve got a pretty good understanding. You can navigate your way around Google, Facebook, Amazon, and news sites. You’re actually only visiting four percent of the internet. There’s a whole world hiding beyond these safe surface-level sites, known as the Dark Web and it’s a much less hospitable place.     What exactly is the Dark Web?   […]


Who’s stealing all the bandwidth?

August 29, 2019

Click…wait. Click…wait. Click…ARGH! Sounds like someone is running out of bandwidth.       What is bandwidth?       Bandwidth is a lot like plumbing. The bigger the pipes, the more water can flow through. Similarly, the more bandwidth you have, the more data you can send or receive at any given time.   An internet connection with a […]


Breaches – Are you on a Hackers Watchlist?

August 26, 2019

In the last decade, billions of people have had their information stolen from one, if not multiple, business hacks. As technology advances, people tend to forget about outdated technology and are lackadaisical about security, assuming that their hardware/software has them covered. Outdated devices, human error, malware and theft are all things that contribute greatly to the possibility […]