Individual & Organizational Social Media Risks

Social media usage is growing at an exponential rate. With this growth come enormous benefits, like the ability to connect people all around the world and allow them to create increasingly rich content. With this growth, however, also comes an increasing number of risks. In this infographic, University of Alabama at Birmingham Online looks at social media risks for both individuals and organizations.

Internet Trends for 2018

If you know anything about digital marketing and internet trends, then you know that Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins  is the woman to watch. Her annual Internet Trends Report at the Code Conference sets the tone for thousands of companies and users. The Advice Local team has reviewed the deck and discovered some of the most influential and educational tidbits from the 2018 Internet Trends Report.

The Meteoric Rise of Podcasting

With Apple Podcasts now hosting over 550,000 active podcasts and a whopping 18.5 million episodes, podcasting itself has never been more popular. In fact, right now more people (64% of the U.S. population) know what a podcast is, compared to who their vice-president is (40%). What’s more is that those that do listen to podcasts, seem to be highly engaged by them, as most people (80%) listen to entire podcast episodes or at least most of the episode.

How to Make Money on Instagram

Billions of people are using Instagram each month, millions of which are regularly engaging with their favorite brands. Instagram has become an open marketplace of sorts and money is flowing with each like or follow. If you want to get in on the action and start making money on Instagram, then take the time to update your social media profile and get followers.

12 Ways to Protect Your Business From a Ransomware Attack

In our modern, hyper-connected world, your business is incredibly vulnerable to many insidious types of cybersecurity threats. Chief among those are ransomware attacks, which covertly lock you out of your own files and then demand payment to recover them. This malicious software can halt your entire business if you are not actively employing security practices to protect your valuable data.

How to Survive WordPress Website Hacking

Are you the one among millions who use WordPress as their CMS platform and looking to resolve the hacking problem for your website? With such huge variety of features, there are higher chances of WordPress websites getting hacked. On an average, 30000 WordPress websites get hacked on a daily basis and about 4000 websites get damaged due to SEO plugins. 

Online Scams You Should Be Aware Of

Every-time a new technology is developed, it can change the way the world thinks. Part of that involves the way scammers trick their victims. Here, The SSL Store has created a timeline of 21 scams that crept into some of the world’s greatest innovations.

15 Open Source Security Testing Tools For Web Applications

The vulnerability of websites can be costly for any apps. Since attacks on websites and web apps are increasing at an alarming rate, it is indeed a must that they should undergo rigorous testing. The golden question is how? Obviously plethora of tools are available, but which one to choose? Let’s have a look in the following infographic by Testbytes.