The simpleroute Blog
October 16, 2012
It's as simple as this: if you don't know what two-step authentication is then you are at risk. Two-step authentication is a method of granting a user access using two or more 'authentication factors'. An authentication factor can be as simple as a password. Using a single authentication factor (a single text password) has become a weak means of protecting online assets.
April 7, 2011
Epsilon, a company entrusted with large amounts of personal information on customers for all sorts of businesses was recently forced to notify large numbers of customers of a potential data breach. Best Buy, Marriott International and Scottrade are just a few of the big names who relied on Epsilon to store e-mail addresses, personal names, marital status and other personal information. While much of this information may be public in some form, the breach itself puts linked personal information in the hands of people who have ways of using it against you.
October 20, 2010
The desire to cut costs has lead a lot of businesses and individuals to consider used computers to replace previously failed PCs or act as basic data entry PCs as they expand. While this choice can yield positive results, it's important that consumers understand the pros and cons of used PC equipment and understand alternatives that are out there that can often times yield better options in both the short and long term.