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Robert Siciliano

Be Proactive During Cyber Security Awareness Month

We use the web to search, shop and to connect with friends and family. And in the process criminals are trying steal from us. It used to be that a person only had to know not to open a file in an atta...

24 Oct 2012
Robert Siciliano

What Security Benefits Does Contactless Technology Offer?

Contactless technology offers many benefits, including faster and easier transactions, versatility to be incorporated into various personal devices including mobile phones, and improved data security ...

15 Oct 2012
Robert Siciliano

Scams Are a Sport This Summer

Scammers tend to follow an editorial calendar much like journalists do. For example when the holiday season is coming journalists often write about bargains to be had while scammers use the season as ...

28 Aug 2012
Robert Siciliano

5 Things To Know About Contactless Payment

Contactless payment, also known as NFC, or near field communication, is a technology that allows electronic devices to communicate wirelessly. In the case of a mobile wallet application, those devices...

21 Aug 2012
Robert Siciliano

Travel Smart With EMV Technology

Frequent fliers accustomed to traveling internationally for business are helping drive demand for EMV cards within the United States. Business travelers who have found it increasingly difficult to use...

21 Aug 2012
Robert Siciliano

What Are The Risks Of A Lost Or Stolen Mobile Device?

Have you ever thought about what would happen if you lost your mobile phone? These days we rely on our mobile phones more than ever. For a lot of us, it can also be a nightmare if it’s lost, stolen or...

14 Aug 2012
Robert Siciliano

NFC at the Summer Games Could Be Exploited

NFC is an acronym for near field communication, a wireless technology that allows devices to talk to each other. In the case of a mobile wallet application, those devices would be a mobile phone and a...

07 Aug 2012
Robert Siciliano

Using Tech Support to Set Up Your New Devices

There are some things in life that require a “professional” to get the job done properly. You wouldn’t let your cousin Larry who’s a landscaper reset a broken bone in your hand right? You can certainl...

31 Jul 2012
Robert Siciliano

How Does Jailbreaking Or Rooting Affect

You may have heard the term jailbreaking or rooting in regards to your mobile phone, but what is this and what does it really mean for you? Jailbreaking is the process of removing the limitations impo...

28 Jul 2012
Robert Siciliano

Is There A Risk With Using My Personal Device For Work?

The day after you get your shiny new mobile or tablet, chances are you’ll take it right to work and request the IT department to set it up with your work email and allow access to the company network....

28 Jul 2012
Robert Siciliano

Mobile Wallet Make Mobile Payments Securely

Some say there will be a day when the wallet you carry in your pocket or purse will become obsolete. The plan is to eliminate all our credit cards, store cards, and IDs and use our mobile phones as ou...

11 Jul 2012
Robert Siciliano

On July 9th Millions May Lose Access To Internet

As reported in March, the FBI has uncovered a network of rogue DNS servers and has taken steps to disable them. DNS (Domain Name System) is an Internet service that converts user-friendly domain name...

07 Jul 2012