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Published: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 04:34:45 -0500


Definition and How SSL Works

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:49:14 -0500

How to make sure your websites are secure from hacking and customers information is safeguarded. Also very important for SEO ranking.

Credit Card Identity Theft - The Simple Explanation and Meaning

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:33:44 -0500

What does credit card identity theft really mean? Starting a day with the fact that you have just been robbed of your personal information is bad enough. The credit card number you saved on your computer becomes your three-year-old agony. You change your mind about the safety of a personal computer. The credit card identity theft is one of the most common online crimes.

5 Benefits of VPN for Your Business

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:50:13 -0500

The Internet is an essential tool for any business and individuals today. At the same time, it has grown into a rather dangerous platform to use. Chances are that there is always someone standing by to profit from the existing loopholes. In this respect, it therefore prudent that any online user keeps him/herself away from such threats. One best approach to achieve this is through the use of a virtual private network- VPN.

Is Your Password Secure Enough?

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:20:50 -0500

Password security is increasingly becoming a major concern for people and businesses on a personal and professional level. Keeping your systems, devices and networks secure with strong passwords is an absolute must today.

What Is Your Computer Security Score? Take The Following Quiz

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:13:25 -0600

Take the computer security quiz to see how you do. Each questions targets a key computer security element. Get one wrong and you have some work to do.

Ensuring Your Merchant Account Is Secure

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:49:46 -0600

All merchants must ensure that their websites are secure by using and SSL Certificate, which stands for secure socket layer. Without this certificate, data transfers on the internet is not safe. SSL Encrypts data during travailing on the internet from browser to browser and server to server, which is necessary for the network security.

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Online Fraud

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:02:12 -0600

Americans are online more than ever. Scammers are targeting Americans with bogus job offers, bad products, or pyramid schemes. This article lists four ways to protect yourself from online scams

Five Pitfalls to Avoid While Working In The Cloud

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 07:39:53 -0600

Where most of the businesses are trying hard to migrate business to the cloud network, some are still not properly aware of what could happen if cloud accounting gets in a wrong way! In order to negate such instances, try not to do these five silly mistakes after migrating to the cloud.

Top 10 Benefits of Using a VPN Service

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:00:30 -0600

A VPN or "virtual private network" is a service that allows Internet users to enjoy increased levels of privacy and security while they go about their business online. These types of connections are very attractive to both home and business users. Business users can access work networks from outside their offices, for example, without needing to worry about information being sent and received over the network getting intercepted.

Smart City or Surveillance City?

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:49:46 -0600

As reported in New Scientist, in Toronto, and many other cities around the globe, 'smart city' projects are underway. The concept of infrastructure interlinked by software isn't new.

What Are Buttons-For-Website And Darodar Bots And How To Block Them?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:16:22 -0600

When going through the Google Analytics traffic report, one of the things to note is the source of the apparent traffic. Sometimes, some of the sources may generate a considerable amount of traffic than others. By taking a closer look, one may notice that the number referrals from these two:, and Apart from them appearing on the GA reports, there is a chance that you may never have heard of these sites before, and are curious as to know why they bring in so much traffic.

The Copycat Cyberattackers With Serious Commonsense

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 09:35:06 -0600

A cyber criminal group by the name of CopyKittens has been active on the digital arena since long. The groups member have developed their own cyber tools but they still lack the keen sophistication, However, the members are smart an use a lot of common sense.

Want to Prevent Data Breach? Train Your Staff

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:58:04 -0500

HIPAA trainings is a requirement form OCR in order to be HIPAA compliant for covered entities and business associate both. At the same time, employees should have proper knowledge under HIPAA to prevent any kind of breach regarding PHI.

2017 NIST Guidelines Revamp Obsolete Password Rules

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:27:50 -0500

Operating within the U.S. Department of Commerce, The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) develops Federal Information Processing Standards with which federal agencies must comply. Although NIST's rules are not mandatory for nongovernmental organizations, they often become the base for best practice recommendations throughout the security industry and integrated into other standards.

Introduction to Content Security for Beginners

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:13:31 -0500

What do browsers have in common (except maybe for being the "internet button")? They can't distinguish malicious content from benign. As this flaw had to be tackled, content security was introduced.

5 Ways by Which Event Planners Manage Payment Security Breaches

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:18:46 -0500

The above are some of the ways through which companies providing event planning solutions can manage payment security breaches. If you deal with it by keeping the above in mind you can divert all your energy to organise a great event instead of worrying about other things.

Updating Your Computer Is Important For Security

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:41:02 -0500

One of the common features of Windows computers is the often annoying and frequent operating system updates that take place. These can take time to install and time to download.

Monitoring Your Kids' Social Media - Facebook and WhatsApp Tracking

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:14:34 -0500

Parents worry all the time about their kids on social media such as Facebook. If they become too intrusive, it will make them look awkward in front of their kids. If you too are struggling with the same situation, we understand your problem.

The Stolen Digital Generation

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:11:12 -0500

This paper will highlight the issues many organizations face with older technology and the latest advancements in both object detection, as well as combined threat analysis with biometrics and iris advancements. This paper will explore current issues with both personal security and cyber security.

Computer Hacking Methods and Protection

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:49:52 -0500

Protecting your computer against hacking is different than protecting it against viruses that you accidentally or unknowingly invite into your computer that then cause damage in one form or another. Anti-Hack is about protecting your computer against external entities that are deliberately trying to get into your computer to cause damage and to steal from you - or cause damage. Viruses are impersonal. Hacking is personal. Anti-Hack software is now out there for sale in addition to anti-virus software. These products protect you in ways that anti-virus software does not. Here are a few examples.

WordPress Security Tips and Hack Defense

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:51:30 -0500

From WordPress core, theme and plugin safety, to user name and password best practices and database backups. Other topics to consider include:

How to Protect Your Business From Cyber Crime

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:22:51 -0500

Cyber crime is at epidemic proportions and the chance that your website, your name and your business can be severely affected are more of a reality than ever before. Do you have a plan in place in case this happens? Have you done everything possible to hopefully prevent such an intrusion? Read this article below for real scenarios and solutions that ensure your identity and busyness security.

Single Sign-On Vs Federated Identity - Which One Do You Need?

Mon, 29 May 2017 12:35:55 -0500

Single Sign-On Vs Federated Identity, do you know the difference or do you know which one is right for your business? Check out this article that can help you choose the right one.

Some Benefits of Using Child Monitoring Applications

Mon, 15 May 2017 11:50:15 -0500

If you are a careful parent, then this is exactly for you. If you feel that your child is seeking wrong sites, you can take the charge and block those ones. Alternatively, you can use the settings to ensure that the young ones are protected from the hidden threats of the cyber world.

SMS Based One Time Password: Risks and Safeguarding Tips

Mon, 08 May 2017 08:21:47 -0500

The customers of today are expecting a secure experience from organizations. But is SMS based Two-factor authentication secure enough? Find out here.

The Pros and Cons of Cyber Security: How It's Going to Grow and Kill Your Business

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:41:53 -0500

Cyber security will, without a doubt, be one of the most influential areas of technology in 2017. But if you're in the world of recruitment, it could be both your meal ticket and your ruin, simultaneously growing and killing your business.

How to Balance Security and Customer Experience?

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 08:45:43 -0500

Every security measurement you take, comes at the expense of customer experience. Raising a big question, How brands can balance customer experience with security? Read on!

Top 5 Online Frauds Targeting Americans

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:51:08 -0500

An eye opening introductions on how hackers use techniques to trick online users. Topics covered include phishing scams, credit card scams, identity theft to fraud Americans on a everyday basis.

Five Best Practices Of Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:01:59 -0600

The news of identity thefts is making headlines every once in a week. Do you want to be in the next headline? If not, follow these five best practices of implementing multi-factor authentication.

Understanding Passwords and Online Account Safety

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:40:17 -0600

This article contains helpful tips and information regarding user accounts and passwords. Online account safety cannot be stressed enough, and this article aims to assist and teach users the importance of password strength and storage.

Four Tips for Safer Online Banking

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:50:47 -0600

Most online fraud is a result of human error. As long as you stay alert and make smart choices, you are can do much to ensure your online safety. Learn how to stay safe while you bank or invest online.

5 Ways to Be Completely Anonymous Online

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:43:19 -0600

Browsing the internet is no longer a safe thing. This article will show you how to remain more secure on the internet.

3 Things To Consider Before Buying Online

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:48:41 -0600

Technology is becoming more and more sophisticated with each passing day leading to advances that optimize the way people communicate, interact, work and purchase goods. However, people's ingenuity focused on finding new ways to take advantage of this technology in combination with their trusting nature has resulted in new realities. This article will look a little deeper into how you can avoid being victimized by malicious activities perpetrated by hackers.

When Is The Best Time To Institute Online Voting In the United States?

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 07:52:11 -0600

There sure is a lot of controversy when it comes to voting in the US. No one really trusts the system. When we go to the polls we see people trying to vote that look questionable - perhaps are not even US citizens. When we go online we find stories on just how easy it is to manipulate voting machines, then we read stories about dead people voting, people voting multiple times, voter suppression tactics, and some wonder if our vote even counts - who can you trust? Then the CIA gets involved and says foreign entities are hacking to change the election and we all know the CIA motto: Trust No One!

8 Steps to Securing Online Privacy

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:06:51 -0600

No matter who's in charge, government always finds a way to justify new methods to invade our privacy. So, here are eight steps you can take right now to mitigate the damage.

Beware of Cybercrimes in Online Enterprises

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:59:59 -0600

How to protect your online enterprise from cyber crimes? Read on!

The Primary Purpose of Secure SSL Certificates

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:42:06 -0500

The internet is a marketplace featuring 1000 of products and services from all around the world. As access to the internet became common to every household, ecommerce and shopping online also became a trend. Thus, every internet user may be a prospective buyer or customer. However, for an on-line shopper, first thing which comes to mind upon entering an ecommerce website is the question: Can I trust this website? Is there any type of protection certificate?. Remember, trust and confidence is needed in making a sale. The advantage of an online business is its accessibility to any customer all over the world 24?7 and its cheaper maintenance and operation.

The IoT and the Day the Internet Died, Almost

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:17:31 -0500

Recently, the Internet almost died thanks to cheap security in IoT devices. Instead of killing the IoT market, though, the event may have opened a new opportunity for investors.

Buying A VPN Service

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:50:03 -0500

A VPN or Virtual Private Network ensures the security and privacy of a private or public network. This is done by using a system or protocol whereby the user's computer is assigned a new IP address which is owned by the VPN. All of the Internet traffic of the user is channelled to the VPN server. Once there, it is decrypted and allowed to travel to the new IP address. The user's Internet service Provider will only see a single stream of encrypted data stream between the user and the VPN server. The ISP will not be able to log and monitor or control the user's internet usage.

Email Security: Be Smarter Than a Politician

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:22:28 -0500

Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee learned a hard lesson this election season. When it comes to email hacking, there's absolutely no need to do it to yourself.

Stay Cybersafe on Your Trips

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:06:03 -0500

Whether traveling across the country, borders or just to the next town, it's important to be secure in cyber space. Here are some steps to remain secure in cyberspace.

Internet Search: What Makes It Simple, Difficult or Impossible?

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:47:41 -0500

"On the face of it you'd think that searching on a modern search engine such as Google is a pretty simple and straightforward skill. And mostly, you'd be right. It's the exceptions that are interesting."

Why Keep An IT Specialist On Standby

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:53:36 -0500

The modern world is all about technology. Creating a webpage is vital for the success and expansion of local business, and every person now has a smart phone. In a world like this, IT specialists are in high demand.

Top Programs For Medium Sized Enterprises

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:48:10 -0500

Medium sized businesses seem to be slowly taking over the world. As small mom and pop stores begin to take the plunge into the world of technology, they are rapidly growing from small businesses to medium business status, making this size one of the most popular sizes for businesses today.

SSL - Your Online Security Solution

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:21:11 -0500

Online transactions have become a part and parcel of our life. People share sensitive personal information, such as, credit card, login details, etc online. The user, while sharing such details on the net, should not feel threatened that his details will be misused. For this reason, domain security has become a necessity. One such method of ensuring domain security is SSL.

Threat Modeling: Secure System In Five Simple Steps

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:46:15 -0500

Envision that you are chipping away at another e-business site with a team of pundit developers and designers. Everything seems, by all accounts, to be going easily. And as the release date is approaching closer, the marketing team prepared self to proclaim the new website to the world; everybody begins to celebrate a joy of a fruitful dispatch (successful launch of a website).

Unsolicited Emails

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:00:27 -0500

Warning! Is your inbox being swamped with unsolicited emails? Have you been hacked? Have you been targeted? What can you do?

The Smartest Information Security Trends That Are Ruling Today's Technology-Driven World

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 08:28:04 -0500

Cyber crime has turned out to be one of the fastest-growing areas of fraud in today's tech-driven world. With the growing numbers of hackers and cyber criminals, it has become increasingly complicated and tough for businesses to keep their sensitive files and data safe. This is the reason why companies, irrespective of their size or type, need to be technically sound and follow the latest information security trends to avoid serious cyber risks and threats.

Censornet Solutions: Managing Security In The Cloud

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 15:50:40 -0500

More and more business networks are moving to cloud applications as the platform for multiple business functions. Bring your own desktop is trending and has proven to be very cost-effective. Web access is a must in any and every environment. Information technology have been challenged with managing the security of such applications in ever-changing mobile work environments.

The Vital Role of Email Security Support In Today's Communication System of Electronic Mail

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:51:41 -0500

The internet has become the primary source of every kind of communication, data transfer, data storage, and a host of other activities that is part of our daily life. One of the most important thing among all these functions is the electronic mail system or email, which have replaced the conventional manual postal mailing system. Electronic mail or, in short, email has made the world much smaller, in terms of communication.

What Are The Benefits Of Censornet For Businesses?

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:06:12 -0500

For companies that are looking for reliable and efficient cloud solutions in the work place, there are numerous developers and services to choose from, which can make selecting an IT services company a difficult task. CensorNet is one of the most common solutions on the marketplace today that affords those who choose it a plethora of benefits.

Why Use A Zixcorp Partner Company?

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:05:09 -0500

Email encryption is a rapidly expanding service that many companies seek to implement for the benefit of business. This is because email encryption provides a number of protections that are extremely valuable, such as protecting customer information and company assets. Of course, there are several different companies and developers that now provide this.

How to Get Rid of Your Online Footprint

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 09:53:10 -0500

If you've spent any significant time online in the past few years, you have probably read all about the importance of making sure that nothing you say or do online can be used against you at any time. It is simple for companies and people to discover personal details about you if you have multiple social media accounts and/or other internet accounts.

Internet Security Guidance

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:51:59 -0500

With the increasing real risk of abuse on the internet, cyber security is increasingly important for authors and publishers. You are strongly commended to consider and implementing Internet Security online.

How to Develop an Effective Cloud Security Plan

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:09:02 -0500

The buzzing cloud computing technology has created ripples in the IT world with its matchless flexibility, agility, and economies of scale. Indeed, companies spanning across different verticals are considering migrating their IT resources to the cloud; however, security still is the topmost concern of many businesses.

Anti-Virus Software - Importance and Strategies

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:33:33 -0500

Good anti-virus strategies and the use of defensible anti-virus software is integral to protecting your computer these days. Viruses have evolved over time and are now more dangerous than ever. They have grown in sophistication, layered on top of lessons learned and code written by skilled programmers of bad intent over the years.

Passwords - Protection Strategies and Design

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:32:34 -0500

The logic of building strong passwords is something most of us understand. The stronger your password, the tougher it is for someone else to access your application and the information you are trying to protect. Yet, even though we know this, we often ignore this "Best Practice" when we are actually setting up passwords for the applications we desire to access online.

Perfect Anonymity: Is It Possible to Achieve It?

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:54:44 -0500

Different needs and different threat models lead to misunderstanding between people. Let's say you want to leave the most anonymous comment possible on some social network. What do you need for it? VPN? Tor? A SSH tunnel? Well, it's enough to buy any SIM card and a used phone at a nearest shop, then go at a considerable distance from where you live, insert one into another, post your message, and sink the phone. You have accomplished your mission at 100%. But what if you don't want to just leave a one-time comment or hide your IP address from some site? What if you want such an advanced level of anonymity that will make up the most intricate puzzle without any room for any hack on any level? And also conceal the very fact of using anonymity tools on the way? The perfect anonymity is mostly a dream, like everything perfect. But it doesn't mean you can't approach it pretty close. Even if you're being identified by system fingertips and other means, you can still stay undistinguishable from the mass of general Web users. In this article I'm going to explain how to achieve this.

Don't Get Hacked, Protect Your Website

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:37:54 -0500

Information security is a major concern today. If you're running WordPress for your online business, make sure you know you're protected.

Things to Do When a Captcha Doesn't Work

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:54:05 -0500

A captcha can be described as one of those distorted numbers and letters that any sweeper will have to type before they can enter or submit a form. These have been around to separate the legitimate entries from those that have been made by scripts and bots. As computers have evolved so much over the years, it has become much harder to read them.

5 Tips to Follow While Setting Up a VPN

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:10:44 -0500

Privacy is something that is in a lot of demand these days. You are not safe while using the internet. Privacy has taken a hit because of the presence of a few people who can do anything to harm your private life.

What Is A Secure Password?

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 06:51:09 -0500

By now we should all know what your password is. The problem is we all have a different definition on what a secure password really is. In recent studies the most popular password is still 12345. So it really seems that we don't know how to use secure passwords or even to create them.

Top 5 Cloud Security Tips You Need To Know

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:13:12 -0500

Guarding an online record, for example, the cloud from programmers or savage power programs does not need to be a challenging task. Here are five tips that you can begin utilizing immediately as a part of request to expand the security of your online records. Simply little changes to the way you do things online can possibly enhance your online security an awesome arrangement. The way you deal with your records and your passwords will make it either less demanding or harder for a programmer to access your online records.

Habits of An Effective AWS Web Application Firewall

Mon, 09 May 2016 15:47:55 -0500

Layer 7 security has never been more important especially after the world is going cloud. Startups and new age growth companies want to focus on promoting and executing their businesses without worrying about hosting and security. That is where web application firewalls come in.

Secure The Security Requirements Through An Audit!

Wed, 04 May 2016 12:07:46 -0500

The article talks about the significance of carrying out a detailed inspection of the system. This assessment must be implemented consistently to monitor the health of the system and take the safety mechanism to a new level. This endeavor will be beneficial to the enterprise and the longevity of the system will be realized.

The Importance of an IFSC Code in Your Fund Transfer

Wed, 04 May 2016 08:14:14 -0500

When you are sending money, you want to ensure that your funds reach the intended bank. Transferring funds to the wrong bank can cause multiple problems, the transaction cannot be automatically reversed. You would have to contact your bank, discuss what happened and potentially wait an extended period of time for your money back. If you even get it back, that is. A huge inconvenience.

10 Online Fraud Prevention Tips For Online Shopping

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:04:12 -0500

eCommerce and eBusiness continue to impact our lives on a greater scale with each passing day, and will continue at an even greater pace into the future. As such the relevance of our cyber security continues to be of paramount importance to all of us weather we give it the necessary attention or not.

Table of Contents for the Security of the Network!

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:51:08 -0500

Firms are showing confidence in embracing technology, but they also have concerns related to network safety. These are authentic issues that must be addressed in a positive light. The article talks about the role of a service provider in offering an immaculate safety mechanism for the network.

Why Should You Consider Using SSL Certificates?

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:48:26 -0500

There are a lot of people who may wonder why they need to get SSL for their websites. If you are one of those people then this is the perfect article for you. The first thing you should know is the SSL is the backbone of security on the internet and will help protect sensitive information as it is transmitted around the world.

Someone Is Watching - Is Your Identity Safe?

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:02:30 -0500

How safe is your personal information? Tips to secure your online accounts and prevent unauthorized access.

Create Your Gmail Account In The Easiest Way!

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 15:19:16 -0500

There could be numerous reasons why you may need to create another Gmail account and email address. Perhaps, you might be keen to make good use of the Google tools to which an individual can only get access after signing up for Gmail. You might have got fed up with other email service providers who offer little storage capacity for your mailbox. You might be in real need of a professional email service that you can hardly imagine from other email service providers. Whatever the case could be, creating a Gmail account is a relatively convenient process that can be done in a couple of minutes.

Data Security In Rural Banks

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:59:40 -0500

Data security is a means of ensuring that database of any institution or organization does not get into wrong hands. The data must be protected in such a way that internal staff with criminally minded cannot get access to the database.

How To Protect Your Website From Hackers

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 13:00:51 -0500

It takes a lot of hard work and thousands of lines of coding for a web developer to build a website which is perfect as per your requirements. But a majority of web designers underestimate the issues that may harm your website really bad. One of which being the Security issues. In this article, we will talk about the most common types of website attacks and how can they be avoided.

Online Piracy: How Do They Do It?

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:00:20 -0500

The internet has a lot of good sides, but it does come with several negative activities such as piracy. Know how to prevent being a victim of the illegal aspects that comes with the World Wide Web to be able to make the most of the advantages and accessibility the internet offers.

Protect Your WordPress Site From Hackers

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:57:15 -0500

Hackers are running amuck. Thousands of websites and blogs get hacked daily. If you have a WordPress or any other site, there are ways to protect it from attacks.

Make Your Internet World Secure With The Extended Remote Support

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 12:33:32 -0500

To update yourself with the changing pace of hi end technology is becoming tenacious day by day. The adoption of the computer and internet world has become the essential part of our life. The morning time is occupied with the internet surfing and the evenings are a pleasure chatting with your friends.

Computer Forensics, an Ultimate Solution to Cyber Crime

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:29:46 -0500

The use of digital technology is extremely increasing day in and day out and so is the cyber crime. Current statistics say that every 1 in 5 members is a victim of cyber crime. Well here in this post, I won't be only speaking of the problem but even guide you with an optimum solution.

Faceless Fraudsters - 5 Helpful Tips

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 10:03:42 -0500

We don't know these fraudsters, these faceless people with no name or shame. What we do know is: they want our money. A whopping ?755 million is lost across payment cards, remote banking and cheques to fraudsters. Much of the growth is through impersonation and deception scams so protect yourself using these helpful tips.

Ways to Protect Your Data Center Against Disasters

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:48:26 -0500

In today's Internet-driven world, the role of data centers, in giving oxygen to different business verticals so that they can efficiently meet their targets, can't be overlooked. Ever since the dawn of the Internet, these specialized facilities have marked a significant shift in the way services are offered to the clients. These specialized facilities are equipped to house and manage critical business assets. In addition to this, they provide access to the suite of IT capabilities that include bandwidth access, network/firewall/asset security, application management, and other computing resources required to run a business process smoothly. The facility that supports different industry domains also needs to be managed well, so that its core functionality remains unaffected from both internal and external factors.

Is The Internet A Safe Place As It Used To Be? Protecting Your Privacy Information

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 13:48:19 -0500

No matter how hard you try to erase or hide your activities in the internet, at one point in time, whatever you were doing will and always leave a trail back to you. This is the reason why there are many cases of identity theft today, making people lose their hard earned money.

Cyber Security News: 4 Websites to Keep Your Business Safe

Tue, 15 Mar 2016 13:56:28 -0500

Even small businesses get hacked. Being aware of all the latest cyber security news is only half of the equation.

What Is Two Factor Authentication? And How Could It Make Your Business More Secure?

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 09:48:47 -0500

With the cybersecurity landscape becoming an ever-increasingly dangerous place, companies are expected to keep up with the changes and develop their security provisions. Two factor authentication provides companies with an extra layer of protection against hackers.

Therapists, Beware This Online Trickster

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 07:20:21 -0600

This is a scam that was attempted on me. Of course, I did not fall for it. I contacted my web person, who told me it was a well-known scam, explained to me how it is done, and informed me how I can report it to the authorities, in order to help other therapists that may be targeted by this person or persons.

What in the Heck Is Cyber Risk Assurance?

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:25:41 -0600

Business owners must defend information assets because cyber attacks are increasing. One way is to transfer risk and the other is to be sure that each individual in the organization is aware of information security. It could be called cyber risk assurance.

Has the Time Come to Consider Cyber Risk Insurance?

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:41:21 -0600

Losses from cyber security breaches are now equal to the money made in the illegal global drug trade. The time may have arrived to consider cyber risk insurance. The product is quickly evolving and may be the best way to transfer risk.

Simple Tips To Secure Your Website From Hackers

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:00:30 -0600

Nowadays, stealing your personal data over the internet is a common thing. Hacking of the personal data is the main reason why people hesitate from the online money transaction.

Cyber Security Tips for Small and Medium Business

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:28:02 -0600

Keeping business data safe is the number one concern of business nowadays. Cyber criminals love to target small business largely due to the fact that SMBs cannot afford to implement strong security protocols. Here is a summary of security tips that small and medium business can follow.

The Two Key Traits Cloud Based CIM Platforms Should Have

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:38:02 -0600

You've heard of the cloud, you know how it works but you are still concerned because of certain notions. The only thing you're sure of is that there are many other businesses like you in a wait and watch mode. But it appears you're wrong. If you are in the wait and watch group, also called cloud watchers, you have fast been reduced to a minority. But even then there are issues in cloud, which if you can tackle,

Understand The Reason Behind Securing Your Information

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:21:37 -0600

Cyber forensic alludes to digital forensic science, which identifies with legal proof found on the internet and the social media. Since the rise of the digital era, the demand for digital experts has been on the rise lately due to high demand for services such as e-government, e-marketing, e-trade and online networking.

Find Your Spot Designing Mobile Cyber Security Apps

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:37:46 -0600

Mobile technology is everywhere these days... from cars and planes to major appliances to your home security system... almost everything runs on computers. And where there are computers there is the risk of the information stored inside them being accessed by hackers. We'd like to think that our information is safe, but you can't ever be too careful.

3 Reasons Your Business Can't Ignore Two-Factor Authentication

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:14:30 -0600

Login security breaches have become commonplace in recent years. We hear about phishing attacks, stolen passwords and malware that collects all of our keystrokes. Once these data breaches would have instigated a call to use stronger and more complex passwords, however research has shown that two-thirds of all breaches are specifically the result of weak or stolen passwords.

Hybrid Security for Advanced Data Protection

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:24:46 -0600

Burgeoning data growth opens up many doors for opportunities and perils on a similar platform. Be it structured or unstructured data, it contains critical insights that can have direct impact on your business in terms of strategy, compliance, revenue, and governance. It goes without saying that advancement in technology has fuelled up the growth of hacking techniques as well, putting your business at greater risk. These hazardous attacks have the potential to disrupt your overall business functioning and tax your IT and security administrators as they seek to determine where the attack has commenced from.

How to Encrypt Your Business Data

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:23:30 -0600

With the ever increasing risks that exist on the Internet today, protecting your (and your clients) confidential data has never been more important. You've heard the news stories about how people have left USB backup drives in their office or car containing personal information that was stolen. Here's how to encrypt your business data so you're not the next victim.

Protect Your Cloud Environment While Providing Optimal Defenses And The Reduction Of Risk

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:52:48 -0600

The cloud environment has never been a more powerful tool than it is today. Protecting the solution which makes your business stand out is easy when using the appropriate cloud security services.

Putting A Lens On Cyber Security Training

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:49:28 -0600

Cyber security, also popularly known as information technology security is an area of specialization that focuses on protecting networks, data, programs and computers from authorized access, destruction or change. Cyber security skills are required by corporations, hospitals, military, governments, financial institutions and other any other bodies that might need to protect their information.

Security 101: How Not to Run a Network

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:02:55 -0600

The foundation of IT security begins with the simplest of things. Following these guidelines will prevent many potential breaches of security.

Common Insider Threats and How to Mitigate Them

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:47:21 -0600

Let's face it. Your enterprise data is at the mercy of insiders conferred with your trust and of course, the most powerful data access rights: your privileged users and partners/contractors with internal access. At some point, you will likely be held responsible for activities you had no idea were happening within closed doors.

Website Insurance: What Are the Options?

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:50:12 -0600

After developing the perfect website for your business, the last thing you want to happen is for your website to crash, and for customer data to get stolen by a random third party. Therein lies the question: Is there a product that can (1) protect my website before such attacks happen and (2) a product that compensates me for my business loss if an attack truly occurs?

What Is a DMZ?

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:21:33 -0600

One of the crucial devices in any IP network is the Firewall, which is used to provide a means of access control between different segments of the network, and in particular between private networks and the Internet. The Internet is often referred to in security terms as an untrusted network, while the local network is trusted. We create security domains with different levels of trust, with a Firewall providing the entry points to each security domain.

Business Diplomacy Meets Cyber Security

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:47:07 -0600

There is a need to adopt a more proactive and forward looking approach to engage directly or indirectly with external agencies to resolve, dissolve or divert threats to businesses. Using Business Diplomacy tools and techniques organisations can cultivate multidimensional, networked relationships and mitigate security risks that exist in an increasingly volatile business environment.