Digital Security Guides

  • what-is-firewall

    What is a Firewall?

    The data packets that come and go between your PC and the outside world can be defined by a set of rules. These rules state whether a packet has access to the system in the…

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    10 Brilliant Password Generators

    We live in an age where you don’t have to sit with a dictionary and cryptic decoder to come up with an excellent password. There are many generators freely available to help you out. Here’s…

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    How Information Moves Around The Internet

    If you want to understand digital security better, it’s worth taking a moment to look at how information moves around the Internet, in particular your information. Just how is data sent from your PC across…

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  • what-is-encryption

    Learn How Encryption Works

    We’ve mentioned encryption and its impact on your privacy and security in other guides and guidebooks, but what exactly is it, and how does it protect us?

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  • ways to spot scam emails

    9 Easy Ways to Spot Scam Emails

    A checklist to help anyone who is worried about the scammers to spot a suspect email message, both known scams and those that will undoubtedly appear in the future.

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  • digital-security-faq

    Digital Security – Frequently Asked Questions

    Whilst it’s all fine and well learning about the different security risks you face every time you boot up your computer, often questions can go unanswered. We’ve put together ten often-asked digital security questions that…

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  • avoid-being-scammed

    Avoid Being Scammed Online and on the Phone

    We live in interesting times, where data is worth more than oil or gold and your personal information is greatly sought after by cybercriminals, scammers and hackers. Learn how, using social engineering, scammers try and…

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  • best VPN 2021

    These Are the Best VPN Services for 2021

    There are dozens of VPN services available, and finding the one that will offer everything you want from a VPN while having the technology behind it to work effectively, and efficiently, can be a challenging…

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  • Unlocking Mac with Apple Watch

    Unlock Your Mac with Your Apple Watch

    Security is important, and we advise that you always set up a lock on your Mac (and any other digital devices you use) to keep your data safe and prevent prying eyes. But security can…

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    The Benefits of Using a VPN on Mac

    A VPN is a Virtual Private Network is a tool that grants your computer the highest levels of privacy, anonymity and security by creating a private network from a public internet connection. This means that…

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  • mac antivirus software

    The Best Antivirus Software for Mac

    To harden your Mac’s defences against the continual onslaught of malware, you’re best opting for one of the many excellent, third-party security suites. Here are four of the top choices, that’ll keep your Mac safe…

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  • 10 Tips to Help Secure Your Mac

    Despite the number of security risks that Macs face, or any internet-connected computer for that matter, there are steps we can take to ensure that our computers are as protected as can be. While no…

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  • Should You Worry About macOS Malware and Viruses?

    It’s been a common myth for many years that Apple Macs don’t get viruses or malware, and the owners of such computers have no need to worry about such things.

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  • mobile security tips

    8 Tips For Securing Your Mobile Device

    Keeping your mobile device secure isn’t too much of a tall order. In fact, it’s remarkably easy. You needn’t spend too long, and invest a lot to secure it either. Here are eight quick tips…

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  • massive data breach

    3 Billion Emails & Passwords Posted Online – Are You Affected?

    A report by Cybernews recently found that a database of more than 3.2 billion email addresses and passwords, including those for hugely popular global digital brands such as LinkedIn, Gmail and Netflix, have been posted…

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