Shannon Flynn

Shannon Flynn is a technology writer and Managing Editor at ReHack.com. She's written for sites such as Finovate, Innovation & Tech Today, Smart City Hub, and more. Shannon aims to write articles that help businesses and organizations mitigate cybersecurity threats to keep at-risk individuals safe.

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5 Types of Active Learning and How They’re Beneficial

Active learning wakes up your brain. It helps you understand and retain information quickly so that it’s easy for you to use. Many traditional educational programs rely on passive learning tools like reading and listening to lectures. Learning this way requires a lot of focus. Because students don’t have to engage with new information right …

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Part-Time vs. Full-Time Cybersecurity Training

Regardless of the type of job you’re looking for, it can be challenging to know if part-time or full-time training is the right investment for you. A handful of contributing factors helps determine the type of training you need to succeed in any given field. Some jobs require formal college degrees, while others only require …

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Reducing Post-COVID Risks in Digital Education

COVID-19 shifted the way we look at our educational institutions, especially in higher education. The world was already on a path toward more digitization, but the pandemic forced us to adopt new technologies quickly and apply them to our learning environments. It’s safe to say that the abrupt transition to online learning proved to be …

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3 Benefits of Hybrid Learning

Hybrid learning is a reliable method of teaching for higher education. It combines online and in-person learning as some students watch virtually and others go to the classroom. This dynamic can change or evolve based on each class, which makes it ideal for colleges and universities that have countless classes and majors. The benefits of …

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The Four-Year Degree Vs. Hands-On Learning Programs

A four-year college degree has been the norm for technology workers in the United States for decades. People graduate from high school and move on to a college, where they focus on the interests they want to make a tech career of. However, hands-on skills and hands-on learning are slowly moving into the spotlight. College …

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How to Build a Cybersecurity Culture in Education

With the global shift to remote learning and working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, people are relying on technology more than ever. These technological connections have been invaluable, but with this drastic reliance, cybersecurity has become a primary concern. Hacks, breaches, scams, phishing emails, and theft are among the top cybersecurity issues to …

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Cybersecurity in Healthcare: How Risky Is Telehealth?

The medical field has seen some remarkable advances in the past few years. As hospitals keep adopting new tech, though, it raises some questions about cybersecurity in healthcare. Telehealth, which has risen in popularity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, seems particularly concerning. Technologies like telehealth present various benefits to both doctors and patients. Some patients can …

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How the Pandemic Has Changed Cybersecurity and the Way We View It

Any event as massive as the coronavirus is sure to bring about some sweeping changes. As people adapt to new circumstances, it has cast a new light on some aspects of life and business. Companies and individuals alike are starting to shift in their understanding of cybersecurity. Digital security has been crucial for as long …

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4 Surprising Reasons Hackers Target Schools

When a big business like Facebook or Wells Fargo suffers a breach, it makes sense — these companies hold on to massive amounts of data, a lot of which is immediately valuable to hackers. Credit card information, passwords, and Social Security numbers stored en masse can all be instantly used to breach accounts or steal …

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