Does the Internet Need an Age Requirement?

Last month, The Verge posted an article about Europe’s talks of changing the age of Internet consent to 16, up three years from the current age of consent. In many ways, this shift can be seen as a good thing or a bad thing. On the one hand, this has the potential to protect youths […]

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Cybersecurity in Healthcare

It’s no secret that as technology innovates, it is adopted by different sectors of industry and adapted to best meet its needs. Updated technology comes its own set of risks, though, so hearing of the several cybersecurity breaches that have occurred in the medical field recently is less than surprising. No one wants to have […]

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Can Social Media HELP Transportation?

DISCLAIMER: Heart Technologies does not support nor promote the use of mobile devices while operating motorized vehicles. Use of your phone, unless doing so with hands-free capabilities, is illegal and dangerous. Practice safe driving, and never text, browse social media, or use your phone while driving. For more information, click here. If you’ve driven in […]

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Cyber Monday Security Tips

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, the holiday season is officially in full swing! Whether you have a religious holiday coming up or just want in on some bargains, odds are, you’ll be looking at the Cyber Monday sales. This year is a bit different than previous years, though, and that’s because of the insane amounts of […]

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How Technology Benefits Nonprofits

Nonprofits face many challenges. One of these is finances. These organizations have been created to fulfill some goal, meaning most funds should go to that mission, but it is still a business with those associated costs. That in mind, there isn’t a huge budget for non-necessities, like the newest technologies, or aspects with flexible budgets, […]

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Why You Want Two-Factor Authentication

If you have been recently following the cybersecurity trend on news sources and tech websites, you likely have heard the phrase “two-factor authentication.” This method of double-checking your identity before granting access to an account or webpage is becoming more and more commonly used in the cyber community. According to TechTarget, two-factor authentication is ” security […]

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How a VPN Can Increase Your Cybersecurity

A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, is a method often used by corporations to “add security and privacy to private and public networks, like WiFi Hotspots and the Internet.” To easily explain this idea, check out the video below: NOTE: Heart Technologies does not endorse or promote the usage of SumRando company, but is simply using […]

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What are Cookies?

Have you ever searched for something, then clicked to a different website to see advertisements for your searched item on that webpage? It’s no coincidence. It’s because of your cookies, and in this post, we’re going to explore what they are, how they are used, and why you need to be aware. According to WhatAreCookies.com, […]

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Is it Bluetooth or WiFi?

In our world, there are two forms of data transmission: Bluetooth and WiFi. Both accomplish very different things, yet can easily be confused. WiFi and Bluetooth can be found on basically every smartphone, laptop, or tablet, and both are used to transmit data wirelessly. They can be used separately or in conjunction with one another. […]

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Mac vs. PC: What’s the Difference?

There are Mac people. There are PC people. There are people who have no clue. To begin showing you the similarities and differences between the two, we must establish some things. “Mac” is referring to Apple and operating systems. “PC,” which stands for “personal computer,” will be referring to Windows operating systems. Because of PC’s definition, […]

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