We continue to hear about cyberattacks and data breaches around the world. Last week, the European retailer, Dixons Carphone, admitted to a huge data breach involving 5.9 million credit cards and 1.2 million personal data records. Meanwhile in the United States, net neutrality has officially been repealed. The rules that required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content are no longer in effect as of June 11, 2018.

 

Privacy is a major concern for many when it comes to technology and the internet. Whether you’re accessing a public WiFi network or working remotely, using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) helps limit your chances of having your data compromised. This week on Decoding Security, Security Analysts Jessica Ortega and Ramuel Gall discuss what a VPN is, how it works, and how you can use it for your benefit, so be sure to tune in!

Learn more about online security by tuning into some of our previous episodes Is Your Website Certifiable? and We Can All Use A Good WAF. Be sure to keep up by subscribing on Youtube, Spotify,  iTunes, or Google Play!