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Backups – the easiest way to protect yourself from ransomware attacks 

How many times have you faced the embarrassing situation of  forever losing your precious data such as photos, videos, etc.? All of this either due to a little carelessness or maybe not even your fault? Are you being careful by always keeping a safe copy of your most valuable data, or are you just relying on your usual antivirus software to protect you against ransomware attacks?

Kasia Piotrowska | 15 min read | Feb 18, 2021

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) – what are they, and why they are important? 

Virtual Private Networks, also known as VPNs, are well known to our public as a very useful "tool" for circumventing the rules of certain streaming platforms regarding the geolocation constraints. Aside from "cheating" the service or platform, and making your favorite series, feature film, or podcast available, what else do we know about them? Can VPNs benefit us in other circumstances, professional or private, and why are they really important?  

Kasia Piotrowska | 15 min read | Feb 8, 2021

How to use everyday situations to teach your kids new literacy skills - lateral reading.

Do you sometimes ask yourself: how to help my teenage kid with homework? That’s perfect! Use this opportunity to show how to read laterally and effectively verify sources of information. 

Kasia Piotrowska | 15 min read | Jan 27, 2021