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Threats to your business data can be really damaging if you are not careful. But they are completely avoidable when you have the right safeguards in place. If you are wanting to ensure that you can conduct business without a lot of issues along the way, then investing in the right methods will help.  There […]

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Businesses deal with different software documents every day. They contain sensitive information that involves various business transactions, processes, and systems. Hence, it’s crucial to ensure data security when managing software documentation. What Is Software Documentation? Software documentation refers to written text or graphic illustration embedded in the computer software or source code. The two categories […]

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DDoS attacks and other forms of botnet attacks remain some of the biggest cybersecurity challenges that are often the most difficult to defend against. In 2020 and early 2021, the number of DDoS attacks is continuously increasing, and the number of active malicious botnets is also rapidly increasing to a very alarming number.  With that […]

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By 2035, artificial intelligence could double economic growth in Canada and economic growth rates globally. It’s not, however, just legitimate businesses that will take advantage of AI-based tools. Cybercriminals will also exploit the technology to improve their income.  While there are several ways to do this, deepfakes may pose one of the greatest threats. This […]

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Cloud computing is a simple way for companies to upscale their operations without incurring huge infrastructural costs. Firms currently use an average of 8 clouds and expect this to increase to around 11 by the end of 2023. The cloud industry is enjoying unprecedented growth and will hit a new high in 2022. Forecasts suggest […]

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Hackers and their tactics are always developing. With the evolving cybersecurity environment, hackers have been pushed to devise different cyber strike techniques. As a result, cybersecurity issues are now more common and sophisticated than they were years ago.  Security On The Digital Battlefield  When hackers utilize advanced tools to cause chaos on your app, you […]

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In a previous article, we discussed whether the printer you have connected to your computer can be a security risk to your data. A printer, especially a wireless one, is a terminal that can still be utilized by attackers to gain access to your data. We also discussed how to best secure your printer and […]

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Data security has always been a priority number one for business entities, and this question is topical in modern realities. The COVID-19 pandemic forced employees to turn to remote work, making inroads for cyber attacks. That’s why measures on data protection are necessary for every organization. Today, we do not imagine our lives without online […]

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Kodi is one of the user’s preferred media players worldwide. Many people enjoy the features that Kodi brings to the table. Aside from efficiency, the media box also runs on multiple platforms. Apps can be installed on Kodi. Kodi can run on several devices. It can be installed on your Android TV box, Android devices […]

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The internet has grown in leaps and bounds over the past decade. It now allows us to connect with family and friends, shop conveniently and even play casino games online. Today, as per example, it is easy to search on Google a secure online casino in Ireland  and find vendors that let you play games […]

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Due to cloud services and global connectivity, cybercrimes are increasing with every passage of time. Web services have contributed a lot in spreading your personal information. Your child can be on the verge of cybercrime because of the widespread poor configuration of cloud services paired with other cybercriminals, therefore, discussing cybercrime topics with your kids […]

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Cybersecurity is facing something of a crisis – and it’s only getting worse. This crisis has been hanging over the industry for a number of years, but recent events have really shown the level of the problem. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive effect on many industries, but one thing it has done universally […]

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Modern technology is becoming one of the best ways to make businesses operate more efficiently. The demand for cyber security management has skyrocketed and that is a concept that a lot of people are not even familiar with.  This guide is going to take an in-depth look at cyber security management and help you to […]

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Numerous companies experienced security breaches throughout the years, exposing their private data to cybercriminals. What some people don’t know is that most of these attacks had printers as their primary targets. Considering that even high-profile companies are at risk, prioritizing printer security would help you reduce your chances of getting hacked and compromising your company data. […]

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There has been more than enough to worry about for the small business owner in the last 12 months. The checklist of things that have changed overnight probably covers every aspect of their business, foremost amongst them possibly that their entire workforce could now be working remotely. While getting a company through the last 12 […]

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The security breaches in cyber-security have been dominating the world for a long time. As cyber-attacks are growing rapidly, the chances of failing in this trap have been increasing. Having the necessary security measures in place still does not indicate that the IT infrastructure is free from risks. To ensure a better working environment and […]

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Are you contemplating a career in cyber security? If you approach the challenge with patience and plan your career path ahead of time, you’ll greatly increase the chances of success. There’s been no better time to enter this exciting, growing field. With each passing day, and frequent news headlines about this or that company getting […]

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The evolution of technologies and Internet connectivity has ushered in a new revolution where data transfer has become faster than ever before. On the other hand, this has also resulted in increased data threats to organizations, with rising incidences of data breaches being reported on a massive scale. Apart from the financial implications, these cyber-attacks […]

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With data security breaches on the rise, it begs the question. Should healthcare providers prioritize cybersecurity training alongside HIPAA privacy and security?   We are living in an era where privacy or safety of information online cannot always be guaranteed. Healthcare entities have suffered enormous losses from data breaches in 2020. And most of the reported […]

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Organizations across the globe have quickly moved to a fast-digital transformation to allow a remote workforce model due to the global pandemic. That has naturally resulted in a multi-fold rise in the IT attack surface of a company.  That’s why security leaders should consider the added risks carried by the remote workforce as well as […]

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There are plenty of different types of malware and viruses nowadays, and relying on a default computer set up to protect you is not enough.  Tech-savvy people can detect a potential threat almost immediately, and they should not have problems. But not everyone has enough experience to rely on themselves. Moreover, it may be that […]

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Almost all businesses nowadays use web applications for their targeted growth, but these apps’ security is mostly compromised if proper steps are not taken. During the web application development, all other features are given time and preference, but very few pay attention to the web application security they deserve. The vulnerabilities in your web application […]

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Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether Facebook, Inc. used personal data by an analytics firm associated with the Trump campaign.  Specifically, the FTC is trying to determine if the company violated terms of an earlier consent decree when 50 million users’ data was transferred to  Cambridge Analytica, a data and media […]

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According to recent reporting, a suspected nation state hacker group with alleged ties to the Iranian government issued death threats to researchers that had detected their cyber espionage activity.  The researchers were checking a server that they believed to be associated with a specific data breach when they received the message “Stop!!! I Kill You […]

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Twitter has always been a great place to stay in touch with the latest cybersecurity trends. It is a great way to join professionals and even experts that normally you wouldn’t be able to reach out. You can follow them, read their posts and comments daily and why not even tagging them in your tweets […]

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  A cyber attack disrupted the recent opening Olympic Games ceremonies, which was confirmed by a spokesman for the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee.  The disruption took out Internet access and telecasts of non-critical machines, grounded broadcasters’ drones, shut down the Pyeongchang 2018 website, and prevented spectators from printing out reservations and attending the ceremony.   Per […]

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With the near-defeat of ISIS’ ground presence, speculation is that the group will rely more on cyberspace to maintain its relevancy.  This is unsurprising as ISIS has continuously demonstrated its proficiency on the Internet, particularly for propaganda and recruitment campaigns.  The group achieved considerable success in influencing target audiences, and at one time, was credited […]

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According to recent reports, the United States government is considering building a 5G network, a step designed to bolster the country’s cyber security posture and guard against attacks, particularly from nation states believed to be conducting hostile acts of espionage.  This information is alleged to have come from sensitive documents obtained by Axios. Per these […]

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As 2018 commences, cyberspace remains in constant flux, a dynamic landscape that still favors hostile actors’ freedom of movement over the efforts of network defenders. Nation states continue to leverage the anonymity afforded to them in the digital sphere to conduct an array of offensive operations.  Indeed, much attention has been focused on nation-state cyber […]

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In mid-December 2017, the White House signed the $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The law sets policies and budget guidelines for the U.S. military for the next fiscal year, including cyber-related projects and initiatives. While established cyber programs are bolstered by the Act, the 2018 NDAA proscribes some new efforts.  For example, all […]

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Breaches and ransomware attacks are more prevalent than ever, and concern for protecting data is mounting on a global scale. Toward that end, the EU has put forth its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but no legislation can be implemented without having some consequences on the businesses that must comply with the laws. Given that […]

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This is the time of the year when all the cybersecurity company and media outlets race to summarize the last year and predict what lies ahead in 2018. But most of these predictions concentrate on cyber trends (both cybercrime and cyber- espionage) and fail to touch upon the industry we are all part of. So […]

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