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Published: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:55:02 -0500


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.

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.

Keeping Your Client's Data Safe Over The Cloud

Thu, 12 May 2016 15:00:26 -0500

Cloud Computing is changing the way we do things and how we perform computing tasks. The Internet has widened the threat vector on security and safety of personal and client data.

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.

5 Ways to Protect Yourself Online

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 09:39:52 -0600

The internet is a vast and dark place. We use it for communication, social networking, to get 'into the loop' and others, but it is not an innocent land where people get their milk and honey and then rest. It is home to countless abusers, both large and small. You'll never know you're the victim until it uses your data to destroy your life. This is why a lot of us choose to adopt some sort of internet security system. Internet security is not a single 'Jericho'-type wall that you need to set up to guard yourself against all threats to your personal data. It is a whole systematic strategy that has a lot of levels and areas. In order to protect yourself when browsing online, you need to come up with an array of techniques and habits.

How To Do A Water-Tight Cyber Security Assessment?

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 11:24:49 -0600

With the advent of internet, everything has come to us with the press of a button. However at the same time it poses serious IT security threats too. There are spywares which can be planted in your network and someone who is controlling the spyware will have access to all your data.

Problems With Self Signed Certificate

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 10:52:48 -0600

Problem #1: Frequent Display of Security Warnings - Self Signed SSL certificates often display security warnings because browsers such as Internet Explorer (IE) do not recognize these certificates. Every browser has a defined list of 'Trusted Root Certification Authorities' - some publicly available, some not - and will scan web servers to see if an SSL certificate is installed. If the certificate in the server does not fall in the list of trusted root Certificate Authorities (CAs) in the browser, the security warning will be prompted. These warnings can affect brand reputation and business, chasing new and returning visitors away.

The Worst Advice We've Ever Heard About Online Privacy

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:12:22 -0600

Since the world of online privacy is gaining primacy with every passing day, everyone has something or the other to say when it comes to protecting your privacy. Every Internet surfer has some advice to give, some history to reveal or some story to tell. But not all of these stories end up in morals; sometimes the conclusion is as useless as it can be.

Is Your Network Secure?

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 06:53:33 -0600

Most of us can probably recall a serious data network breach fairly recently, and those breaches were against large companies who we expect to deploy the most up to date network security procedures. The problem is that every company large or small receives advice on how to secure their network, but I am afraid to say that in quite a number of cases security policies are not always implemented as you would expect.

5 Easy Steps to Keep Your Passwords Secure

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:40:46 -0600

Passwords are the security key which works as the first line of defense against any kind of threats. Cyber criminals and hackers are very smart and they can break even passwords as well if they are weak or easy to guess. So it's better to create complex passwords which are hard to crack and guess.

Cost Free Malware Removal Tools

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 06:52:36 -0600

Malware can leave some disastrous effects on your system. Before you fall a victim, take a look at the most helpful and free of cost online tools for malware.

Smart Internet Usage Tips for Seniors

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:00:14 -0600

Keeping seniors safe and free from risks online is necessary for them to enjoy the convenience of the internet. It is important to compare broadband for seniors to be able to provide them with the security they need online.

Top Celebrity Websites Hacked - Does A Public Figure's Website Need Extra Security?

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:31:39 -0600

Most public figures have started to tweet and blog in order to keep their fan base or followers up to date with their day to day life and with their beliefs about everyday happenings. This means that they are the favorite tool to spread rumors and misinformation through. This article deals with the need for extra security for the website of a public figure, famous personality or celebrity.

Designing Cyber Security Measures Can Be Good For Business

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:50:01 -0600

Think about it... right now everything from cars and planes to utility companies and governments are using computer systems to operate. Even the smallest glitch in the communication of information in those systems could bring entire communities to a standstill. With specialized knowledge of how computer systems work, the kind of cyber threats that exist and how to guard against them, you could find the ideal niche with a cyber security design business.

Are You Neglecting Security On Your Website?

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:47:32 -0600

I recently noticed a client totally neglecting security issues with their website. I was contacted by someone who had a WordPress website in place that needed a re-design, and the website hadn't been updated for two or three years. When I heard that, I was shocked. This client had not spent any thought ever about website security and was completely oblivious about this matter.

WordPress Security Checklist for WordPress Websites

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 11:05:23 -0500

This WordPress Security Checklist is a simple to follow checklist for all WordPress owners and publishers. It is intended as a foundation and good practice methodology to keep your WordPress website safe from hackers. Of course nothing is 100% secure but it will act as a deterent.

7 Tips to Protect Your Website From Hackers

Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:02:06 -0500

We have all heard in the headlines about major companies like Chase, Target, and Home Depot having data breaches with Ashley Madison being one of the latest high-profile victims. The threat to small businesses on experiencing attacks by hackers is very real and not something to ignore. In fact, according to a 2013 survey by the National Small Business Association over 44% of small businesses have had their systems hacked.

Cyber Attacks Stopped With a New Value-Added Technique

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 07:55:22 -0500

Online internet cyber attacks of company databases may soon become a thing of the past. At least reduced significantly because of the discovery of new uses for data via a cyber-protective DBMS-platform positioned between the internet and the customers database. This platform of cyber-protection has been uncovered and developed via casual conversation at several websites.

How Secure Can the Cloud Be?

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:52:02 -0500

The questions which appear most often when discussing Cloud Computing pertains to Cloud Security. How secure is the Cloud? What are the chances my data will be hacked? What measures are taken to prevent hackers from stealing my information? Questions like these are asked all the time by businesses and companies. And here is how we answer them.

Control Areas of ISO 27001 Internet Security Management Systems

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:37:11 -0500

Information security is one of the central concerns of the modern organization. The volume and value of the data used in everyday business increasingly informs how organizations work and how they are successful. To protect this information and be seen to be protecting more and more companies are becoming ISO 27001 certified.

Internet Safety for Children and Adults

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 08:50:44 -0500

Internet Safety - Advances in technology have many positive effects on our society, resulting in an increase in the quality of life and allowing for new opportunities and experiences. With the invention of the computer and the popularity of the internet, the use of social networking sites has skyrocketed.

Guide On How To Choose A VPN Provider

Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:01:08 -0500

VPN (virtual private network) is a group of computers that have been networked together over a public network. VPN comes with many benefits. One of the benefits is that the connection allows you and your employees to easily share documents from remote locations. VPN also protects you from hackers. Since you will be hiding your IP address behind a private network, hackers can't reach you-they can only reach the host computer leaving you free of trouble.

How IP Camera Security Software May Be Useful To You

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:49:43 -0500

How Ip Camera Security Software May Be Useful To You? An Ip camera is usually referred as an Internet camera because it uses the same internet protocol to send and receive information. It was introduced in 1996 with a Linux based computer inside the camera. The computer was small enough that it was solely used for taking images and sending them to an Ip address where it can be decrypted and reconverted to a usable image. The Ip cameras come with proprietary software which their owners install on their computer to access the images being sent across internet.

5 Ways to Make Your Website Hack-Proof

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:37:38 -0500

You don't want your website to be hacked. That would be the worst nightmare coming true. It's absolutely possible to secure your website and make it hack-proof. Save your website from virus attacks and malicious hackers. Here are 5 ways.

Beware Of Online Phishing

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:44:09 -0500

Phishing is an hi-tech fraudulence carried out through emails and websites pretending to be genuine. Gullible people open these mails and websites unaware of the risks involved in them.

Be Secure With Managed Internet Security Services

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:31:43 -0500

The number one rule of hacking is that nothing is too trivial to break in! The world wide web is open to attack from hackers who steal data and of course mis-use it. Cyber crime is now big business which requires stringent counter measures to keep your data secure.

Bank Security Online

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:38:36 -0500

Security with your online banking account is really a two-step process. The first step is the bank and the security that they provide. The second is you. There isn't much you can do about the online security that your bank has.

5 Ways to Find Out If Your WordPress Website Has Been Hacked

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:00:03 -0500

With the advent of technology, the art of hacking has also undergone a huge metamorphosis. Today, in the event of the security of your WordPress site being compromised, it's impossible to tell from the first look that something has gone wrong. Instead of inserting some random text on the website, hackers have resorted to injecting harmful content directly into the backend.

Protect Yourself From Online Hacking

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:45:52 -0500

Many people believe that some systems are too secure that often they neglect the fact that some updates on both hardware and software programs may decrease ones security features. When one hears the word "hack" the first thing that immediately comes to mind is the loss of security of an online account either by brute force or mere negligence. In our world today, there has been many reference to online hacking but as the group of known hackers are slowly emerging into open space, the word is slowly changing in definition depending on the reason why a certain...

TrueCrypt: How to Encrypt Your System Drive in a Multi-Boot Configuration

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:06:09 -0500

Many users are using TrueCrypt to encrypt their hard drive data. If your computer has sensitive information, then using a hard drive encryption tool is essential. If your PC has just one operating system and only one partition, then the process of hard drive encryption is relatively easy. But, in office environments, there are many such computers where computer's hard drive uses multi-boot setup. Using this tool in such a complicated scenario is difficult. In this article, you will read how to encrypt your system drive with TrueCrypt in a multi-boot configuration.