8 Layers of Security for your Computer

IT Business Edge put together a list of 8 Layers of Security that Every Computer Should Have. Rather than simply looking at 8 solutions to computer security, this list challenges you to think of security in terms of how you’re trying to protect yourself from different risks to […]

Absolute Software Professional Services

Did you know that Absolute Software offers professional services in addition to our award-winning line of computer security products? Well, we do! Our professional services are perfect for new or existing customers. We have a number of pre-set programs including Kick-Start programs and Diagnostic programs as well as […]

30 Steps to Protecting Privacy & Reputation

AXcess News has put together a great list of steps to protect your privacy & reputation online. The steps are well laid out, including steps to understand what kind of information you want to protect as well as practical steps to protect it. Some of the steps I […]

JC Penny Ordered to Disclose Breach

In the ruling about the TJX data breach, in which Albert Gonzalez was sentenced to 20 out of the 25 year prison sentence the government was originally seeking, JC Penny and one other company were ordered to disclose that they were a part of the data breach. JC […]

How to Deal with Cyberbullying

We’ve talked in the past about the growing problems with cyberbullying – the new form of bullying that often takes place online or via text message. Kids bully each other on websites, on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, and that bullying can spill over into the […]

TJX Hacker Was Government Informant

We have been following the TJX data breach since it was first discovered. The latest news is that convicted hacker Albert Gonzalez was an undercover informant for the US Secret Service while he was hacking. Gonzalez was reportedly paid $75,000 a year working undercover for the US Secret […]

New Cybercrime Bill Proposes International Cooperation

A new cybercrime bill is currently being considered by the US Senate. This bill would impact international trade with countries that “fail to properly address cybercrime within their boundaries” by imposing funding restrictions. It’s definitely a bill that perhaps could¬†strong-arm the international community into addressing the issue. The […]

Top 10 Riskiest Cities for Cybercrime

Symantec just released a list of the Top 10 Riskiest Online Cities, a report which looks at which cities are the most vulnerable to cybercrime. The rankings were determined by looking at data on cyberattacks and potential malware infections as well as third-party information about online behavior in […]