What To Teach Your Children About Home Security

Home security is something that most adult homeowners worry about. They often take actions to curb this worry, such as installing a security system, adding automatic light sensors, or upgrading locks. Often those same adults want to shield their children from the anxiety around alarm systems and the fear of a home invasion or theft.… Continue reading What To Teach Your Children About Home Security

Vivint Smart Home Security Review

Get all the facts on Vivint’s smart home security system in our Vivint review. Find out about Vivint prices, contracts, equipment, and more. The post Vivint Smart Home Security Review appeared first on SafeWise.

Friday Squid Blogging: On Squid Coloration

Nice excerpt from Martin Wallin’s book Squid. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.

February Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

The holidays are over and winter has set in. Prevent cabin fever by upgrading your home’s safety with a few of these February projects. The post February Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist appeared first on SafeWise.

Podcast: iOS 14.5 brings App Tracking Transparency; Next Apple Silicon chip

Apple’s iOS 14.5 update arrived this week, including a much-discussed feature called App Tracking Transparency. The feature allows users to have more control over their data and how they’re tracked across apps and websites. Plus, Apple’s recently refreshed iMac could be the last Mac to ship with M1 chips, as a new Apple Silicon chip… Continue reading Podcast: iOS 14.5 brings App Tracking Transparency; Next Apple Silicon chip

Identifying People Through Lack of Cell Phone Use

In this entertaining story of French serial criminal Rédoine Faïd and his jailbreaking ways, there’s this bit about cell phone surveillance: After Faïd’s helicopter breakout, 3,000 police officers took part in the manhunt. According to the 2019 documentary La Traque de Rédoine Faïd, detective units scoured records of cell phones used during his escape, isolating… Continue reading Identifying People Through Lack of Cell Phone Use

Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments

Some of the world’s top tech firms are backing a new industry task force focused on disrupting cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the individuals and finances of the organized thieves behind these crimes. In a 81-page report delivered to the Biden administration this week, top executives from Amazon,… Continue reading Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments

The Best Password Manager for All Your Devices

We live our lives on the web, which means numerous logins to remember. Learn about the best password managers to simplify logins, according to SafeWise experts. The post The Best Password Manager for All Your Devices appeared first on SafeWise.