OTA Blog

01 Apr15:03
01 Apr15:03
Apr 2021
Apr 2021
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Quick Tip: Update Your Apple Devices Now

Last week, Apple released a security update to address a zero-day, or previously unknown, vulnerability affecting IOS, IPadOS, and watchOS....
11 Mar16:12
11 Mar16:12
Mar 2021
Mar 2021
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BIOS Security And Why It’s Important

If not secured, an intruder could use the BIOS to initiate damaging attacks that could compromise your privacy, data, and system functionality....
21 Jan16:38
21 Jan16:38
Jan 2021
Jan 2021
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Scams Hiding In QR Codes

Should you be trusting of any random QR code that you find? I don’t think so....
07 Jan16:31
07 Jan16:31
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Securing The Internet Of Things

It may seem harmless for a hacker to steal control of your refrigerator, but there are ways it can be valuable to them.....
17 Dec16:34
17 Dec16:34
Dec 2020
Dec 2020
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Cloud Computing Services

“The cloud” has become a ubiquitous term but there are still a lot of people that don’t understand it....
03 Dec16:39
03 Dec16:39
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Phishing Guts Part 2

It was designed to help “assist in the global control of ‘spam’ and ‘phishing’,” so failing this is a pretty significant flag.....
19 Nov17:14
19 Nov17:14
Nov 2020
Nov 2020
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Cloud Infrastructure Overview

Although cloud infrastructure is often referred to as “the cloud”, it is not a singular entity....
05 Nov17:21
05 Nov17:21
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Demystifying Blockchain

As it turns out, it's a pretty versatile technology that capitalizes on a lot of cyber security concepts to guarantee affordable, transparent, and secure transactions that cannot be altered...
29 Oct15:53
29 Oct15:53
Oct 2020
Oct 2020
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Phishing Guts Part 1

The email subject was “Attn: Your 100$ Kohls Reward Has Arrived. 2HNZ”. This triggered my Spidey Senses....
01 Oct16:00
01 Oct16:00
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Protecting Your Kids Online

While the internet can be a great tool for learning, it also has a dark side that parents should be aware of....
09 Sep17:20
09 Sep17:20
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How to Protect Your Stored Data

People often have the misconception that their data is safe if it never leaves their system, but this is not true....
19 Aug17:04
19 Aug17:04
Aug 2020
Aug 2020
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HTTPS, SSL, and TLS

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the solution to the security problem that plagued HTTP....
05 Aug16:37
05 Aug16:37
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Safety in Online Gaming

Being a part of a gaming community is fun but like any community, there is going to be some people who spoil the bunch.....
29 Jul17:51
29 Jul17:51
Jul 2020
Jul 2020
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Hardening Your Device’s Security

Unwanted software, unnecessary administrative privileges, application permissions, and chatty services are the norm for an improved User Experience. I am not a fan....
22 Jul15:53
22 Jul15:53
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Traveling Safely With Technology

If your phone is confiscated or stolen, do you want all of your personal information in the hands of someone else? Not this guy!