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What is swatting?

Alyce KominetskyCybersecurity, IT FAQ

SWAT team stands ready to engage in a volatile incident

Derived from Special Weapons and Tactical (SWAT for short), swatting refers to deceiving an emergency services dispatcher into sending police … Read More

What is web hosting?

Kristi ShmyrIT FAQ

You have all this wonderful content – your new headshot, the client testimonials, maybe some before and after pictures – … Read More

What is doxing?

Alyce KominetskyCybersecurity, IT FAQ

Derived from dox or docs, short for documents, the Internet-based practice of doxing involves compiling and publicizing personally identifiable information … Read More

What is a QR code?

Alyce KominetskyIT FAQ

Quick response codes, or QR codes, are a type of barcode containing information about the item to which they’re attached. … Read More