CyberTrails Now Offers Comprehensive Cybersecurity Services

With more sensitive information being stored digitally than ever before, cybersecurity has never been more important to businesses and other organizations. In recent years, even major government agencies such as the FDIC and the IRS have been infiltrated by hackers due to inadequate security protocols. These days, it’s imperative that organizations take steps to protect… Read more »

Study Finds Energy Demands Slowing Thanks to Cloud Computing

It takes a lot of power to run a computer-driven world. 10 years ago, power consumption in data centers was growing at a borderline unsustainable rate. In just five years, between 2005 and 2010, power usage rose by an alarming 24 percent nationwide. As more and more businesses came to rely on data centers for… Read more »

Find a Flash Drive? Why It’s Best to Walk Away.

While wireless file sharing and cloud computing services have become increasingly widespread in recent years, flash drives aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. These thumb-sized storage devices are an easy, convenient and extremely common tool for transferring data between different devices. You can find them just about anywhere. At some point, you may have even spotted… Read more »

FDIC Under Fire for Lax Cybersecurity Protocols

This week Lawrence Gross, chief information and privacy officer of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC), testified before the House Science, Space and Technology oversight subcommittee about seven security breaches that have occurred in the agency since October 2015. In total, the security breaches could have compromised sensitive personal information about more than 160,000 Americans…. Read more »

Protecting Your Privacy in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with many benefits and technological advances that users are quickly taking advantage of. This free and easy-to-use upgrade to the Windows operating system features the return of the Start menu and allows users to multitask like they’ve never been able to before. Window 10 also comes integrated with its own personal assistant… Read more »

Tech Startup Creates Unique Data Security App for Schools

Passwords that are truly secure – the kind that contain long strings of letters, numbers and symbols that are difficult for robots to guess – are effective, but not always so easy to remember. For children in elementary school, remembering a secure password can be downright impossible. With more and more classrooms employing educational software… Read more »

Amazon Reverses Decision, Allows Encryption on Fire Tablets

With Apple engaged in an ongoing standoff with the FBI over iPhone security, data encryption has been a hot topic of discussion and debate in recent weeks. Meanwhile, while apple has been fighting to defend strong data encryption, another tech giant made a curious move that seemed to undermine data security instead. Back in September,… Read more »