Archive for October, 2014

Apple Pay – How It Works

October 21st, 2014

As you’ve probably heard, Apple flipped the switch on it’s new payment system that it hopes will replace all the plastic cards in our wallets with virtual ones that live within our phones (note: card data is not actually stored there, but more on that later). Many analysts have said that this new payment system […]

October – National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 1st, 2014

Brief History: In October 2004, the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security declared October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) to spread awareness of cyber security, and to provide all Americans the information needed to stay secure online. ¬†Since its beginning 11 years ago, the idea and awareness¬†has spread […]

October Edition of OUCH!: Five Steps to Staying Secure

October 1st, 2014

SANS has released their October edition of OUCH! with five steps to staying secure with all types of technology. “We are excited to announce the October issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Lenny Zeltser, we cover the top five steps to staying secure. With both technology and threats constantly evolving, people are […]