NextAdvisor Blog - Technology

What is COPPA and How Does it Protect Your Children Online?

Do you know what the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) does to protect the privacy of your kids online? Learn all about it.
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How to Remain Safe While Shopping Online

Online shopping is convenient, but it can also be a way for scammers to take advantage of you. Can you stay safe while shopping online? We break it down.
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Are You Making These Smartphone Security Mistakes?

Smartphone security should be second nature for those of us who carry ours constantly, but surprisingly there are a common mistakes many make.
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Proposed Bill Aims to Secure Internet of Things Devices: How Will It Impact You?

A new bill has been proposed to address the insecurity of Internet of Things devices. See how the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 may impact you.
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Reasons People Use Free Wi-Fi (and Why You Shouldn’t)

Free Wi-Fi is convenient, but it can also be dangerous to your device and identity. Learn why people still use it and how you can avoid it.
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5 Frequently Asked Questions for VoIP Newbies

Are you new to VoIP? We answer five very common questions VoIP newbies have to help you decide if a VoIP service is right for you.
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Verizon Data Leak May Have Exposed Millions of Customers

This week, news broke of a Verizon data leak and discussion about its implications ensued. In this post, we sort fact and fiction to explain the situation.
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Reservation System Breach Affects Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, Loews Hotels

A reservation system that serves thousands of hotels, including Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos and Loews Hotels, was breached. Learn how this impacts you.
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Should Your Children Use Social Media?

Today's children are growing up in a world full of technology, but how can that affect them? Learn about whether or not your child should use social media.
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Everything You Need to Know About Smishing or Text Message Phishing

Phishing scams aren't just limited to email. More and more people are becoming targets of text message smishing. Learn how to spot and avoid it.
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