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7 Social Media Security Best Practices

Here at ZeroFox, we get asked all the time, “what are your social media security best practices?” We’ve been experts in the space for some time and we’re always happy to spread the good word. As social media continues to be a critical tool for brand awareness and a top target of hackers, here are our top observations and 7 social media security best practices: Why Social Media Security Matters: Social media is an often overlooked area when it comes to information security. Because social is sometimes treated like a personal communication tool rather than a business platform, risk monitoring & governance, employee security awareness and corporate security policies are rarely in place. But social is undeniably a business system, one that we use daily to communicate with our customers, grow our revenues and engage our employees. According to Hootsuite, 52% of all online brand discovery happens in public social feeds. Fixing the neglect for social media security is a bit more tricky than simply realizing it exists, because unlike traditional business platforms (think email), the enterprise doesn’t control the data or the access. Organizations need to take a different approach. They need to build employee awareness and social media security best… Read More »7 Social Media Security Best Practices

Not Receiving Notifications on WhatsApp? 8 Fixes to Try

Not Receiving Notifications on WhatsApp? 8 Fixes to Try If your WhatsApp notifications are not working, here are some fixes you can try out… WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps out there. It’s free, fast, and supports multimedia sharing. It is possible to run into issues with WhatsApp on rare occasions. One common problem that you may face is when you don’t receive WhatsApp notifications despite all its other features working correctly. Either you don’t hear the notification sound, or your phone doesn’t show you the notification message preview. This can be frustrating, and if the problem isn’t fixed, you may miss an important notification. Here are some fixes you can try to start receiving WhatsApp notifications again… 1. Update WhatsApp If you don’t update WhatsApp frequently, you may run into issues with the app’s functioning. This may include you not receiving notifications on WhatsApp, having problems backing up your data, or having trouble making voice or video calls. To rule this out, go to the Play Store or App Store and see if a new update is available. To avoid experiencing this issues, turn on your auto-update settings after updating the app. This allows your phone… Read More »Not Receiving Notifications on WhatsApp? 8 Fixes to Try

Home Network Problems? 8 Diagnostic Tricks and Fixes to Try

Home Network Problems? 8 Diagnostic Tricks and Fixes to Try Have problems with your home network? Learn how to troubleshoot network connectivity problems and get back online! Of all the types of computer issues you can have, network problems are one of the worst. Though our computers can do a lot offline, being cut off from the internet isn’t fun. Even worse, when you can’t get online, it’s more difficult to research fixes for your problem. Let’s step through the basic process of how to troubleshoot network connectivity problems. That way, next time you open up your web browser to a Cannot Connect message, you’ll know what to do. Like all troubleshooting, we’ll start broadly and narrow down to specifics. After each step, try connecting to a website to verify that your connection is fixed. If it still doesn’t work, continue to the next part. 0. Make Sure It’s Actually Your Network Problem Sometimes, what seems like an issue with your network is actually a problem on a specific website’s end. If you can’t get on Twitter, for instance, check another few websites to make sure that the problem isn’t just with a single site. You can visit downfor.io, which is a short… Read More »Home Network Problems? 8 Diagnostic Tricks and Fixes to Try

Types of hard drives: SATA vs. SSD vs. NVMe

When you talk about computer storage, you’re talking about hard drives. These devices are where all the data on your computer exists, from the operating system files that govern your device to the important work document that you absolutely can’t lose to the game you start up at the end of the day to relax. All of these are stored on your hard drive, so you want to make sure that you get the right kind of hard drive for whatever you are trying to do. There are three different kinds of hard drives: SATA, SSD and NVMe. In this article, you’ll learn about each type and what their strengths and weaknesses are. Whether you are considering buying or building a new PC or upgrading your current one, this should help you choose one over the others. What is a hard drive, and why do I need it? The hard drive is the component that stores your data. You’ll often see the term “hard drive” abbreviated to “HDD.” There are several reasons you might want to buy one: You are out of space on your current HDD and need a bigger one You are noticing that it takes a long… Read More »Types of hard drives: SATA vs. SSD vs. NVMe