digital sheepdog noun
dig · i · tal sheep · dog | | \ ˈdi-jə-tᵊl \ ˈshēp-ˌdȯg \
an individual, usually a parent not but not in all cases, who cares about the online safety and security of his or her family, self, and others and who takes positive steps to ensure those he or she loves are kept safe from online digital predators and cyber criminals

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DNS: what it is and why you should change!

DNS, or Domain Name System (sometimes called Domain Name Service) is a system (or service) that translates easy to understand domain names into IP addresses. An analogy for DNS is it's like the telephone book of the Internet (for those under 30 who don't know…

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Why should you be a digital sheepdog?

One can't pick up a newspaper, read a magazine, or go to their favorite news website without hearing, almost weekly, about some data breach. While attackers do go after the "big fish" (large companies with lots of people's personal data, credit card information, etc.), they…

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Home network equipment

When you sign up for Internet service, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) will send you a consumer-grade router which often also functions as a wireless router. For most people, this device is "good enough" from a security perspective. But I would like to suggest investing…

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