7 steps to improve cybersecurity

There was a time you could run a small business with a bank account, a telephone, an internet connection and some sort of physical base. These days, cybersecurity has been added to this list as a necessity nearly every small business owner needs to consider. This is especially true for small businesses such as law offices or accounting firms that deal with a client’s highly … Continue reading 7 steps to improve cybersecurity

Tips for safely recycling household batteries

Do you have a pile of used household batteries hidden in your junk drawer or a coffee can in the garage? You know it’s in everyone’s best interest for you to be environmentally responsible and recycle them, but you aren’t sure where to start, so the pile grows larger. But did you also know that extra precautions are required when storing and recycling batteries? Some … Continue reading Tips for safely recycling household batteries

3 steps to becoming a smarter and safer online shopper

Every day, people use data to influence their decision making — from where to go for dinner, to selecting stocks in which they should invest, to where to live. Every Google search we perform, every Yelp review read or written, each item of clothing, houseware or electronic device we put in our virtual cart, is another data point companies can use to personalize our experience … Continue reading 3 steps to becoming a smarter and safer online shopper

5 tips to keep your home secure from hackers

Times have changed. It’s no longer enough to protect your physical home, it’s also vital you stay safe from cybercrimes. It has become increasingly easier for criminals to gain access to financial accounts, email and even hack internet-connected devices in the home. The good news is that there are a handful of steps you can take to help defend your home from cyberattacks and lock … Continue reading 5 tips to keep your home secure from hackers