IT Matters

How to Avoid ID Theft While Traveling

When travelling anywhere, no matter how far away from home your destination is, you should always remember to protect your identity. Keeping your home and valuables safe while you’re travelling is important, but learning how to avoid becoming an identity theft victim is vital. Hold your mail while you’re away from home and stop any …

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How to Manage Your Passwords

These days, we are bombarded with online memberships, email accounts, and other applications that require you to create a username and a password. We have so many that it’s easy to forget your passwords. But there are ways to remember and mange your passwords without clicking the “Forgot your password?” link. It is important to …

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Even Online Mega Companies Don’t Backup!

Flickr accidentally deleted a photographers account with 5 years of work and 4,000 photos… and they had no backup! Flickr is an online image hosting website very popular for people to share and embed their photographs online. The service is widely used by bloggers and a variety of social media. Flick was acquired by Yahoo …

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How Identity Theft Happens

Your identity is valuable, and for that very reason, you should protect it. Your personal details are what thieves need to steal your identity. But how do they get it? They use clever ways to steal your information with you none the wiser. Unlocked mailboxes are an invitation for identity thieves to steal your personal …

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The Benefits of Data Encryption

Keeping data secure is the law for many commercial and private organizations. If any sensitive information is stolen or lost, the organization may suffer some serious consequences. There are various types of security methods to consider, but data encryption is, by far, the most effective protection. Employee and client information is valuable intellectual property that …

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