Posts Tagged“security”

Have you ever misplaced important personal documents such as a credit card, Social Security card, bank checks or other such items? If so, you know the temporary panic that can set in, not knowing if someone else has recovered them. While you would like to think most individuals would return the item or items to you or the institution which they came from, that certainly is not always the case. Worse yet, is when that information has purposely been taken from you. Identity theft crimes continue to plague many people nationwide, ranking as the top complaint among consumers as recently…

Renovating your home, getting ready to move into a new space, or building your dream house from the ground up? While you have focused on tasks like getting marble counter tops for the kitchen and building the perfect deck in the backyard, nothing puts the exclamation point on domestic design quite like proper lights inside and out. If you are looking to learn how to select the right lighting for your home, this article will set you down the right path. 1) Use direct lighting for work spaces, and ambient lighting where recreation is the goal Each room in your…

It seems that these days, every other week technology companies roll out a new line or iteration of smartphone or tablet for the hungry, tech-loving public. Of course this is all well and good, progress being progress and all, however many people who regularly update their devices could be opening themselves up to all manner of threats. What is this threat hidden within our technology? How do we guard against it? The issue centres around data. Specifically, your personal data. As we use our devices on a day to day basis, the device in question will accrue data on its…

The technology industry has provided us with some amazing products and services over the course of the past decade, many of which we can’t imagine going without in our everyday lives now. For things that are still in their relative infancy, like smartphones and tablets as the obvious examples, many of us now can’t go more than an hour without checking them for messages, emails, Tweets and other purposes we deem to be ‘essential.’ Hundreds, even thousands, of businesses have started because of the kind of technology we now have available, using the platforms and services around to launch a…