Security

Why Securing Small Business Against Hacking is Important

It’s not just the big businesses that are hacked, smaller ones too are targeted by cybercriminals. Well, while big companies would have the resources to survive even multiple big data breaches, smaller ones might get shattered with just one small breach. The losses incurred due to a data breach (financial loss, loss in customer trust

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Twitter Vulnerability that Allows to Tweet on Other People’s Behalf

After various social network hack, particularly with regards to Facebook, many have started giving careful consideration to the security of the social media account. Along these lines, a British security analyst as of late, figured out a genuine flaw on Twitter. Richard De Vere is an ethical hacker and security researcher, who reported about, the Twitter

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When You Think About Security, You’re Doing It Wrong

One of the biggest challenges we face in the world of cybersecurity is not phishing attacks or ransomware or firewall disasters—but rather, our name. Coined for the industry about 30 years ago, the term cybersecurity connotes some fairly off-putting feelings. For people on the outside, it can feel forbidding, fear-based, or even downright scary—so many

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Cyber MAD: Are We In A New Cold War With China?

The classic 1964 film “Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” parodied the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, and in particular, made fun of the “deterrence” military strategy—the strategy that we all must hope governs the use or lack thereof of nuclear arsenals. Nah-nah, nah…

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Why The U.S. Withheld Their Support For Improved Security In The World

If you see the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, scratching his head, chances are it has something to do with Trump’s latest visit to Paris. Aside from a few rain-related snafus, the biggest American-made thorn in the side of fellow diplomats—all gathered together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice—was the lack

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How To Negotiate The Relationship Between Security, Privacy, And Trust

Security, privacy, and trust are three very different things—but when it comes to our digital lives, they are all interrelated. It’s tempting to use the three-legged stool analogy here, but it doesn’t quite work because one of these concepts—trust—is more of a lever than a leg. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves… Let’s Start with

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This Is How Security Needs To Evolve For The Snapchat Generation

You may be sick of hearing about Millennials. Heck, most Millennials are sick of hearing about Millennials—and many resent being lumped into one massive, stereotyped group. It was no different for the Gen Xers who came before them. But there’s a reason why those stereotypes exist—and there are distinct differences among the generations. Next up

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Online Shoppers, You Better Watch Out For These Scary Security Risks

One thing is for sure—online shopping sure is convenient. All tucked into bed, armed with a credit card and wearing your comfy pajamas is certainly a far cry from driving or taking the bus to a public brick-and-mortar shop where you will likely encounter a million obstacles and possibly not even find the size, color,

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You Need To Discover The Joy Of An Encrypted Message

With the intense level of “following,” monitoring, tracking, and general oversharing going on these days, it’s easy to forget some people in the world still care about privacy. But as people and businesses continue to shake off old perceptions of security and embrace more online protections, encrypted email services are becoming increasingly attractive. With ongoing

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