Articles by Aviva Zacks

Aviva Zacks is a content manager, writer, editor, and really good baker. When she's not working, she enjoys reading on her porch swing with a cup of decaf.

Interview With Uri Rivner – BioCatch
Interview With Uri Rivner – BioCatch

Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks had the opportunity to sit down with Uri Rivner, BioCatch’s co-founder and CCO, to ask him about why his company focuses on securing the data of the financial sector, what “vishing” is, and where he believes the cybersecurity industry is headed.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks February 28, 2019
Interview With Ryan Toohil – Intrusta
Interview With Ryan Toohil – Intrusta

Cybersecurity expert Aviva Zacks chatted with Ryan Toohil, CTO and one of the founders of Intrusta Antivirus, to find out how his antivirus company stays ahead of hackers and competes in the antivirus industry.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks February 19, 2019
Interview With Travis Witteveen – Avira
Interview With Travis Witteveen – Avira

Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks sat down with Avira’s CEO Travis Witteveen to find out how consumers can protect themselves from hackers threatening their smart devices.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks February 18, 2019
Interview With Sagit Manor – Nyotron
Interview With Sagit Manor – Nyotron

Aviva Zacks interviewed Nyotron CEO Sagit Manor and asked her where she thinks cybersecurity is headed and how her company is stopping cyber attacks.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks February 8, 2019
Interview With Avi Bartov – GamaSec
Interview With Avi Bartov – GamaSec

Safety Detective security expert Aviva Zacks sat down with GamaSec CEO and co-founder Avi Bartov to find out how he got interested in cybersecurity and where he thinks the industry is headed.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks January 20, 2019
Parents' Guide for Safe YouTube and Internet Streaming for Kids
Parents' Guide for Safe YouTube and Internet Streaming for Kids

You work hard to keep your children safe from so many different dangers, but every day they are exposed to countless threats online. Predators, disturbing content, identity theft attempts, and other things you wouldn’t let them experience in real life are all waiting for them.

Shockingly, 1 in 5 U.S. teenagers say they have been approached in a sexual way by strangers online; only 25% told their parents.

As a parent, that’s terrifying.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks January 1, 2019
5 Ways to Keep Hackers from Hijacking Your Phone Number
5 Ways to Keep Hackers from Hijacking Your Phone Number

A friend calls you to go out for drinks this evening, but the voice on the other end of the line isn’t you. Your friend double-checks the number. He’s not mistaken. You’ve become one of the countless individuals who have their phone number stolen by cyberjackers every year.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 23, 2018
Interview With Rebekah Moody – ThreatMetrix
Interview With Rebekah Moody – ThreatMetrix

Safety Detective interviewed Rebekah Moody, Director of Fraud and Identity, at ThreatMetrix, which develops tools to help businesses prevent online fraud. Here’s what we found out:

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 20, 2018
How Do I Protect My Computer While Streaming Videos Online
How Do I Protect My Computer While Streaming Videos Online

If you stream videos online, you may have seen a few unpleasant popups, like NSFW ads for porn websites. Unfortunately, one wrong click can infect your computer with malware. Then a hacker can steal your passwords, credit card info, and other private information. Luckily, there are a number of different ways to protect yourself and your computer when streaming videos online.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 19, 2018
5 Ways to Protect Your Amazon Fire TV from Malware
5 Ways to Protect Your Amazon Fire TV from Malware

Your Amazon Fire TV may be doing more than streaming your favorite shows—it might also be mining for Bitcoin. Oh sorry, you’re not going to get those Bitcoin, the person who infected your system with cryptojacking malware will.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 16, 2018