Security

Security is something we all want and need in our lives. Whether we’re at home or online we need to take protective measures to keep us sane and safe. From home security and identity theft protection to cloud storage and smart home devices, protection at home, online and when traveling should be a top priority for us all. We arm you with the reviews and tips to prepare you to stand up for yourself when it matters most. That’s exactly what this category is dedicated to!

9 Data Loss Prevention Tips For Your Digital Life

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Let’s face it. Phones get stolen, computers crash, coffee spills on our iPads. Life (and accidents) happen. So when it does, it’s critical to be prepared. Because we rely so heavily on technology nowadays, it’s that much more important to have a contingency plan. It’s devastating enough to lose your precious devices but it’s that much more frustrating to lose what is on them too. So here are some data loss prevention tips to help prevent it from happening to you…

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Intelius Review: Background Search or Scam?

Intelius phone app

Wondering who is calling you from unknown numbers? Has someone new entered your life in an important role but you would like to know more about them before you let them too close to you and your family? Using the power of the internet, Intelius makes it possible to access a treasure trove of information online. Here is our review of this leading site in the online background check space including features, pricing, pros, cons and more…

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DocuSign Review: The Best Way To Sign On The Digital Line?

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Tired of shuffling paperwork and waiting for snail mail to get the signatures you need on important business documents? DocuSign is an industry-leading digital signature service that gives you the tools to send, sign and share documents online, anytime, and from any device. It’s fast, secure, and legally binding. But how does it work and is it the best electronic signature service on the market? Our review dives in to find out…

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How Do Background Checks Work? Our Security Expert Chimes In

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Our security expert Greg Leimone, the North America Security Manager for a large agriculture company, provides insight into background checks, how they work, and how reliable service providers are. Background check websites have continued to pop up all over, and there is no sign of their popularity slowing down. We live in an ever-increasing digital age where it seems that there is more time spent in the virtual world than in the physical one. Read on to learn more about online background check companies and what to expect and look out for…

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CrashPlan vs Carbonite: We’ve Chosen The Winner

Server: CrashPlan vs Carbonite

Comparing online backup services is a complicated task that can be not only overwhelming but also confusing. Each company offers different features with unique services, but the end goal is the same — to help you keep your data safe in the case of a computer crash. So, which one is best for your needs? We have a clear winner in this CrashPlan vs Carbonite review…

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Backblaze vs CrashPlan: Simplicity vs Customization

Pereson backing up phone and computer: Backblaze vs Crashplan

This online backup comparison of Backblaze and Crashplan will help you determine the right choice for you and your business. First, ask yourself who will be setting it up. If the answer is you, are you a tech savvy person who knows about online backups? The answer to this question could influence your decision about which company is best for you. Find out which company is easier to use and which is more customizable below…

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Best Background Check Service: Spokeo vs Intelius vs US Search vs Peoplesmart vs BeenVerified and More

Fingerprint: Best background check services

As a private investigator, I’ve been trained to do background checks. I spend a large amount of my time researching. Not only by searching through public records, but also utilizing open source intelligence, social media and accessing fee-based databases that my company subscribes to. Of course, all too often, people ask us how to do a background check online themselves. One might think that we would feel threatened by this, but it doesn’t take away as much business from us as one might think. So, let’s spend some time exploring what you get from these online background check companies…

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Data Come Back: How to Recover Deleted Files

Road to recovery sign: How to Recover Deleted Files

Deleted or lost files – a temporary setback? Or one of your worst nightmares come true? We’re all too familiar with the panic that sets in when your important digital files get lost. But we assure you, don’t give up hope just yet. Recovering deleted files — even with a total hard drive loss — is possible and sometimes easier than you might think. If you’ve found yourself in this unfortunate situation, keep reading. We’ll cover your options, from steps you can take to recover deleted files, data recovery software suggestions and, if all else fails, data recovery services that specialize in hard drive recovery…

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Avoid a Wipeout: What is Cloud Storage?

What is Cloud Storage?

Working on a big project and afraid you could lose all your hard work? We’ve all been there. You’ve spent hours upon hours on a crucial presentation, report or proposal then your computer crashes and you lose everything — all because you only saved your files on your computer’s hard drive. Even worse, ALL other files on your hard drive were wiped out as well. Read more to learn about cloud storage and and other ways to prevent this from happening to you…

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