Category Archives for "Stupid Simple Security Tips"

Stupid Simple Security Tip #6 – COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

January 14, 2021

The long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine is finally here. While this milestone is significant for the health of individuals across the globe, expect to get a heavy dose of cybercrime that comes along with it. Perhaps the most common scam related to the vaccine will be the “early access scams.” These scams may promise early access to […]

  • January 14, 2021

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #3 Disable Your Automatic Login

December 18, 2020

Your future self will thank you for this tip. We know it’s easier to automatically login to your Mac every time you start it, but that makes it just as easy for thieves and hackers too if you were to misplace your laptop. The odds are extremely low that, on your Mac, you have automatic […]

  • December 18, 2020

Stupid Simple Security Tips #2 – FileVault – Are You Part of the 74 Percenters?

December 11, 2020

You don’t want your computer to get hacked — no one does. Duh, right? Sadly, according to the 2020 ABA Legal Tech Report, only 26% of you sharp lawyers out there use whole/full disk encryption! Shame on you, 74 percenters! Thankfully, Mac users have FileVault, macOS’ built-in encryption utility.  Let’s make your time reading this post […]

  • December 11, 2020

Stupid Simple Security Tips #1 – Lock Your Screen

December 3, 2020

Here’s a scene: “I was working on my laptop in a shared workspace when nature called. I got up to use the bathroom, leaving the computer unattended. Although I was only gone for a couple of minutes, the next day, I discovered that my account was hacked. What happened?“ Don’t Make This Mistake The mistake? […]

  • December 3, 2020