• Hacker Criminal

    Fallout: The Consequences of a Data Breach

    Many organizations collect sensitive data and are responsible for appropriately protecting it. With new regulations like the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the definitions of personal data have been greatly expanded, and the financial impacts of a data breach for an organization are significant.

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    Business Tools

    What Should You Do as a Business for IT Struggles?

    Starting a business is everyone else’s dream. This is usually because the world’s richest men and women are never employed folk. They are in business, solving problems and getting paid for that. However, when your business develops IT problems or continues with unresolved problems, it becomes more of a flat tire that slows you down and you will never get anywhere with it. At one point, you will either to decide whether to prosper the business by solving these problems or drown into losses and oblivion. These are some of the most common IT problems businesses face and suggested solutions on how them. Cyber-security Cyber-security is a major concern for…

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    A Brief History of the Internet

    Remember dial-up internet? While we look at it today as an ancient concept, dial-up Internet was a significant step forward in a series of internet services that have contributed to what the internet is today — terrible screeching and all. While we all enjoy our smartphones, computers, and even reading this post, it is easy to overlook the series of technical achievements that provide us with these conveniences.

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    Why an SSL Certificate Is Important for Your Company Website

    Is the website secure? That’s the main thing customers are looking for in your website. As Internet is advancing by leaps and bounds, hackers are getting more and more sophisticated. To ensure the integrity and safety of your business information as well as personal details of the website visitors or customers and stay protected from these cyber criminals, it is of paramount importance to get an SSL Certificate installed.

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    Internet,  Security

    How to Lock Down Your Cloud

    In September 2017, credit reporting firm Equifax revealed that the social security numbers and addresses of as many as 143 million of its American customers were compromised in a security breach, according to CNN. This revelation follows other major security breaches from leading reputable businesses including Yahoo, LinkedIn, and Target. The vulnerability of the data held by such major companies shows that all organizations must take cloud data security seriously.

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    Computer,  Internet,  Security

    Equifax Affects Almost All US Adults – Cybersecurity Still Not Taken Seriously

    Recently, approximately 143 million Americans had their sensitive personal information exposed due to a data breach at Equifax, one of the top three major credit reporting agencies in the US. According to the FTC, the breach lasted from mid-May through July, in which time the hackers were able to access people’s names, SSNs, addresses, and driver’s license numbers.

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    The Next Cybersecurity Weapon: Self-Driving Cars

    A new report shows that the fastest growing crime in the world is cyber-crime. Commenting on the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2017, Hiscox CEO Steve Langan said that in 2016 “cybercrime cost the global economy over $450 billion, over 2 billion personal records were stolen and in the U.S. alone over 100 million Americans had their medical records stolen,” reports CNBC.

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    Is Cyber Security Dead?

    If anybody in the U.S. hadn’t heard about cyber security before 2016, you can bet that they’ve heard about it by now. From Russian hacking and interference during the 2016 election, to the Dyn DDoS attack that shut down Internet traffic on the East Coast for half a day in October the same year, cyber security began to dominate the headlines, especially toward the end of the year. The year 2017 hasn’t seen any type of slowdown in terms of cyber security incidents. The UK Parliament was recently hit by a cyber-attack, and ransomware damages alone are projected reach $5 billion by the end of the year, a fifteen-fold increase…

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    What is Penetration Testing and How Does it Help Ecommerce Sites?

    In this day and age, pretty much every self-respecting business will have at least a minimal online shopping service. As traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ stores are gradually being shunned in favour of buying goods online, retailers large and small should consider taking every precaution to protect themselves and their customers. Much like they would with a physical store, basically.