Top 10 Essential Android Security Apps (Not Antivirus)

The internet is not a place where you should let your guard down in this day and age. Even big companies have succumbed to hacks, and had huge data leaks. So without the expertise of a big company, what can we do to protect our private information and activities from prying eyes? Well fortunately there are a wide array of apps out there to help you do the best you can to keep your info safe. A lot of these apps will allow you to easily implement best practices in terms of mobile security without too much effort on your part.

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VPN (Virtual Private Network) – What is it and do I need one?

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is basically an encrypted/secure connection to a remote server. This allows you to access the internet anonymously. The question is, if I am a normal law abiding citizen do I need one? The simple answer is yes, and I will explain why in this article.

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What are hardware security keys like Yubikey for, how do they work, and do I need one?

Hardware security keys are about to become the next big thing in online personal security. They provide a simpler, and more secure, way to protect your important online accounts. . .and no more passwords (at least eventually)! As with all things new it is a bit mysterious and scary sounding to begin with, but for the majority of people it really is very simple and easy to implement. Let’s get started. . . 

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