Kayla Matthews

Tech journalist covering AI, the IoT, and cybersecurity. In addition to being a senior writer for MakeUseOf, Kayla is a regular contributor at Digital Trends, The Next Web, VentureBeat and TechnoBuffalo.

October 11, 2018 - As we dive headfirst into National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it seems only fitting to discuss ways to stay on top of cybersecurity news. But what if following along makes you feel a little overwhelmed? Try these six methods of information-gathering to brush up on your cybersecurity know-how without losing your mind.

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September 20, 2018 - Beyond the medium used to reach you (which is most often email), what are some of the common signs and behaviors of phishing? Conversations that focus on the inbox only leave users with an inadequate understanding of how to protect against this ubiquitous threat.

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August 9, 2018 - The security vulnerabilities of the latest developments in tech have been well documented. But what about everyday technologies that have been around for a while or are widely adopted? Here are eight commonly-used tech conveniences that are not as ironclad as you might hope.

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June 21, 2018 - More than 50 percent of companies report problematic shortages in the security skills of their staff. What's causing the cybersecurity skills gap? And what are some potential solutions for closing it?

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May 18, 2018 - Georgia Senate Bill 315 aimed to make all unauthorized access to computers illegal—sounds good, right? Read why provisions in its fine print made tech and security companies more than uncomfortable.

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