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Apple Destruction Series: What to Do With an Old iPad

What is the best way to dispose of an old iPad that no longer works? The average iPad lifespan will last three years or so before software is no longer able to keep up and the battery begins to fail. It is important to find a place to recycle it properly. When it’s time to get…

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Apple Device Recycling 101

While mobile devices have certainly become part of our daily life, the truth of the matter is these gadgets have a lifespan. Apple in particular is notorious for rolling out newer models as their technology improves, creating a lot of obsolete or useless devices that owners may not know how to properly recycle. Here’s what…

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Student Loan Identity Theft

Identity theft comes in many forms; student loan identity theft is one of them. Student loan identity theft is a real and serious threat, especially as college-bound individuals prepare for the new school year. Statistics show that nearly 100 million Americans are at risk of identity theft each year because their personal identifying information is…

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Identity Fraud vs. Identity Theft: Know the Difference

Although the two are often used interchangeably, identity theft and identity fraud are, in fact, separate issues. Identity theft can cost you thousands of dollars and countless hours to fix. When people think of identity theft, more often than not they assume it’s from a data breach or a compromised social security number. The truth…

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Help Protect Our Seniors This National Senior Citizen’s Day

Seniors are prime targets for identity theft. Here’s how you can help members of our senior community this National Senior Citizen’s Day. August 21st marks the annual celebration of National Senior Citizens Day – a day to support, honor and show appreciation to our senior family and community members. This important day reminds all of…

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Do Your Employees Suffer From Security Fatigue? Here’s How to Combat It

Technology users get tired and stressed out from the efforts of remembering multiple login credentials, PINs and ever-changing security protocols.  The result?  Making poor decisions that could result in an intrusion, exposure of sensitive data, loss of reputation or even huge financial losses.  This is what security fatigue looks like, and if your employees are…

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Identity Theft Protection During Hurricane Season

When a terrible storm hits, it’s the aftermath that is the worst. Communities are left to rebuild what’s been damaged and destroyed; downed trees, damaged power lines, debris littering the streets, and houses and businesses are often left uninhabitable. Disaster preparedness is a topic that may make some uncomfortable, but it is completely necessary, particularly…

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