Imagine for a moment your computer never getting a virus or bogus software installed. Imagine buying a brand new computer on Black Friday or Cyber Monday and 5 years from now it running almost as good as the day you bought it.
As an individual you might wonder “Why would someone want my information?” or “What could a hacker get out of having access to my account?” The truth is, it’s nothing personal 99% of the time. Nefarious people (hackers) might find your information as a result of a recent breach of a major service provider or they may be targeting an organization through a Phishing Campaign, Social Engineering or a vulnerable website. The damage that can be done with a single set of usernames and passwords is paramount.
Protecting your home wireless network is paramount. Keeping prying eyes and rogue devices off of your personal internet connection is no doubt important but did you know how you have your network configured at home could be affecting how secure you are when you are staying in hotels or enjoying a latte with a friend at your local coffee shop?