Archive for 'Security'

Top 5 Cybersecurity Trends in 2017

As the year 2016 closed out, we saw a lot of emerging issues we hadn’t really considered up to this point. From determining whether or not law enforcement has the right to unlock a citizen’s phone, even if it is an investigation of an alleged terrorist, to having devices in your home recording everything you […]

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Ultimate Way to Protect Your Website with SSL

As a website owner or manager, knowing the advantages of using an SSL/TLS certificate will be essential. It will also be important to understand that this is just one part of a full range of cyber security technology options that will keep your website safe from hackers and from a breach of data security to […]

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How Secure Are Private Browsing Features?

How secure are private browsing features? In 2005, the first private browsing feature became available, and it wasn’t until 2008 that any other browser other than Safari 2.0 offered it. When Google Chrome was released, “Incognito” mode became a favorite for Windows users who fancied the appeal of a private browsing experience (mainly to avoid […]

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Securing Smartphone Card Readers

Mobile security seems to be a misnomer of sorts. We are now living in a generation when mobile technology has impacted several aspects of human living, but at the same time we are exposed to the threats of identity theft and cyber fraud. It seems as if the extent of the benefits brought about by […]

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Our Data – Importance of Fault Tolerance

Our Data – Importance of Fault Tolerance

Our Data – Importance of Fault Tolerance is found in computer environments that allow the systems to continue to operate in the event there is a failure. I like to think about the term even on the most basic level of our data usage. Our Data – Importance of Fault Tolerance, to me, is not only […]

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How to Make Your Company’s Website Hacker-Proof

How to Make Your Company’s Website Hacker-Proof

Trends come and go in the shadowy world of cybercrime, and the latest trend involves breaking into commercial websites to steal personal information that can either be sold or exposed online for the entire world to see. From intimate photos to credit card information and from dating profiles to business account credentials, hackers wish to […]

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Mobile Security Threats: Is Your Smartphone Spying On You & Why

Mobile Security Threats: Is Your Smartphone Spying On You & Why

Mobile devices are slowly outnumbering desktop computers as the system of choice for online users. In fact, a recent report from TechCrunch estimates the number of smartphone users to balloon to 6.1 billion by year 2020. This huge growth in the mobile market should come with a warning, though. Unsuspecting mobile users may have absolutely […]

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Big Data = Big Security Concern for 2016?

Big Data = Big Security Concern for 2016?

Along with the Internet of Things, Big Data is the most significant trend that will affect information technology and security in 2016. Big Data is a term that describes the diverse processes of data discovery, collection and analysis from various sources for the purpose of advancing information technology and computing. Big Data presents a number […]

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