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Online shopping is about to get safer

By |2020-07-23T10:08:50-05:00May 18th, 2018|

Companies (including Oasis) that accept and process online credit card payments will soon move to a more secure Internet protocol. This industry-wide move provides increased security for both industry and consumers. Oasis is ready for the change. Here’s what you need to know about the mandated updates that take place as of June 30, 2018.

Your default Windows user account is the single biggest threat to your computer

By |2020-07-23T10:11:51-05:00June 1st, 2016|

Default user accounts in Windows have administrative-level access. That's fine, it's quite necessary. It is also the number one reason that hackers can compromise Windows computers, installing malware and viruses. Here's how to create alternative accounts and strengthen your personal security.

Easy to remember, hard to crack

By |2020-07-23T10:23:19-05:00April 25th, 2014|

Incomprehensible passwords with numbers, capital letters, and characters like the asterisk are secure but maddening to remember. They are also time consuming to type on mobile devices. But security specialists are promoting another type of password option that might be a little bit more to your liking – long and readable. They just can’t make sense.
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