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4 October 2020
Hackers are targeting students more often as teaching resources are increasingly based in digital environments and students rely more and more on technology to support their education. The benefits of technology in education are evident, but with this context cybersecurity becomes an essential element of back to school prep.
Ensure you’re well versed in the traditional scams, and understand how to leverage VPNs to protect yourself on open networks. Read on to discover the essential cybersecurity tips for going back to school. read more...
19 August 2020
Nowadays, almost everyone has heard about VPN technology, yet, many students still fail to use it.
One of the reasons is that many campuses and universities frown upon it. But there are many reasons why one might need it, from privacy and up to looking for study materials in other source. Whateveris your reason – it is up to you. Let’s talk about the legality of this issue.
VPN services are legal to use anywhere. Well, in the majority of countries, including the USA, Canada, and European countries. read more...
14 August 2020
Staying connected is synonymous with using the Internet now. Everywhere you look, you are surrounded by people sharing data across multiple platforms. The scenario on a college campus is not so different. Smart devices are facilitating not only learning but providing access to entertainment, networking, and other services as well.
However, along with that comes the threat to one's safety and privacy as well. If you are not careful enough, your data could end up in the wrong hands. The constant digital connection makes online security an increasingly stressing concern for students. In a dorm, the shared facilities make it even more essential to safeguard your devices.
Here, we will go over some of the best ways to keep your information private and secure. read more...
9 August 2020
When doing research in college, you may need to access materials from different countries. You may also be interested in search results in a certain language. There are many websites and databases that are only available for people who live in a certain country so you cannot access them from your American IP address. read more...
6 August 2020
Thanks to the Internet, college and university students got many opportunities for convenient learning and communication. According to research, 73% of teenagers use smartphones, 87% of teenagers use computers, and 72% of them have social media accounts. Given that so many teenagers are present online, there’s no surprise that they often become targets for hackers. In the USA, as much as 55% of people aged 18-29 note that they were victims of data theft at least once. read more...
17 July 2020
The number of web crimes has increased significantly. Identity theft, unauthorized tracking, recording of your browsing history - these and many other cyber crimes waylay us on every corner. But, can you, as a student, do anything about this?
Yes, you can!
And that’s one of the biggest reasons why VPN should be the first app you get on your laptop and smartphone read more...