Category: Digital Safety

Digital Safety

PureVPN

ProsMore than 6,500 serversMilitary-grade AES 256-bit encryptionCertified no-log VPN ConsPricier than competitorsAdditional costs for certain featuresMay have speed issues PureVPN FAQs How much does PureVPN cost? PureVPN costs $10.95 per month with its monthly plan. For the two-year plan, you’ll pay $3.33 per month. If you’re looking for an annual subscription, it will cost you […]

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Digital Safety

21 Virtual Date Night Ideas That Are Safe

Bottom Line: Stay Safe While Dating Ultimately, by choosing to date virtually, you won’t put your date at risk, and neither of you has to spend anything or very much just to have a good time. Dating during the pandemic for couples does have its challenges, but enjoying each other’s company without adding additional risks […]

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Digital Safety

CES 2021 Trends: DIY Home Security Is on the Rise, Plus Innovations You Should Look Out For

What You Need to Know According to Parks Associates’ findings, “55% of recent security system buyers chose self-installation compared to just one-third reporting professional [installation].” 40% of home security system dealers reported installing DIY security systems in 2020 (Parks Associates). Almost half (49%) of all home security dealers view DIY security as a new channel […]

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Digital Safety

What Is a VPN and Do You Need One?

With the increasing need to work from home during the pandemic and use the internet for transmitting customer or client information, it’s highly recommended to make sure we use a secure home network.   However, even with secured networks, local internet service providers (and even hackers) may still be able to access our data as well […]

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Digital Safety, News

Ring’s New Car Cameras Change the Game for Vehicle Security

With coronavirus grounding everyday life to a halt and most families stuck at home, that means there are also a lot more cars in the driveway for aspiring thieves to choose from. In fact, COVID has brought an increase in car thefts with fewer cars out on the road.  According to the Insurance Information Institute […]

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Coronavirus, Digital Safety, News

How Amazon One’s Hands-Free Checkout Could Make Shopping Safer

In the time of COVID, people worry more than ever about the power – and life-threatening danger – of touch. Coronavirus has changed how we live our lives in more ways than one, and Amazon’s latest hands-free technology is just another way to keep yourself safe. Even before COVID, people have been fearful of touch. […]

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Coronavirus, Digital Safety, Family Safety, News

Using Access Control Systems for Reopening Safely, Our Talk with Allegion

Touchless access control systems have been around for years but are gaining popularity during the Coronavirus pandemic. We talked with Allegion about how these systems can be used to help organizations reopen more safely.  Reopening schools for in-person learning amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, as many of us know, has been an emotional topic. While some […]

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Digital Safety, Family Safety, Home Safety, Home Security, News

The Safety.com Guide to Smart Lock Security Vulnerabilities

Home security is a hot issue. In 2018, the [global] smart home security market was estimated to be about 2.14 billion in U.S. dollars. This rise also led to the proliferation of smart locks. By 2022, the market is expected to grow to 4.37 billion, according to Statista. Wholesale sales of smart locks in the […]

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Digital Safety, News

The Safety.com Guide to Zoom Security Issues

The COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing are forcing us to be online more than ever, so we need to consider taking precautions to protect our virtual privacy and security. Zoom, a video communications tool founded by Eric Yuan, has become one of the most widely used, and most controversial, video conferencing platforms for remote learning […]

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Digital Safety, Home Security, News

Could WiFi 6E Make Your Home Safer?

The world of WiFi is ever changing, and soon a better, faster WiFi will be available. Thanks to an April vote by the Federal Communications Commission, WiFi 6 will have 1,200 GHz available on the band for unlicensed use, opening the door for faster performance. The change will allow for a new 6 GHz band […]

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Digital Safety, Family Safety, News

How to Get COVID-19 Emergency Alerts on Your Phone

Earlier this year, the Wireless Emergency Alerts system added COVID-19 notifications alongside dangerous weather such as hurricanes or tornadoes, missing children, and other critical information. These alerts are sent straight to your smartphone to keep you informed in case of emergencies in your vicinity. Here’s everything you need to know about what alerts you can […]

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Digital Safety

Identity Theft Providers

Looking for an identity theft protection service, but not sure where to start? Here are some of the top brands in the industry to help you protect and monitor your information.

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