Innovation Becomes the Prime Focus of the Biometric Sensor Industry

Author(s):

Pratik Gundawar, ,

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The threat of data theft poses significant challenges to smart device manufacturers. Installation of biometric sensors in devices that unlock and perform various functions based on individual features becomes a necessity. From smartphones to tablets, biometric sensors have played a crucial role in security and other purposes. Hackers are becoming smarter day-by-day and finding new … Read more

Why Data Security Has Become a Priority for Healthcare Professionals

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

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The healthcare industry has been particularly vulnerable to cybersecurity risks. The biggest data breaches in 2018 involved email, phishing attacks, and the misconfiguration of databases. One attack even lasted longer than a year. With so much patient data in the healthcare system, it’s becoming increasingly important to improve data security. There are a variety of … Read more

A Brief and Incomplete History of Cybersecurity

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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Many people assume that cybersecurity is a new vector, relatively starting within the last decade. However, cybersecurity history dates back to the seventies, before most people even had a computer. We have covered hacking incidents that took place before computers, but for the purposes of this article, our timeline starts in 1971, with an experiment. … Read more

The Evil Twin Attack: Safe use of Public Internet

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

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Wireless connectivity has existed now for more than twenty years. And as technology advances, wireless access to the internet increases. Public WiFi access points are everywhere. They exist in restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping malls. Even entire cities offer public access to the internet. Additionally, if you carry a phone, you likely have wireless access … Read more

Watering Hole Attacks: The Tainted Oasis

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Josh Henry, ,

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Watering Hole Attacks: The Tainted Oasis Watering hole attacks are still wreaking havoc on targeted groups and institutions around the globe. These attacks target major corporations and financial institutions. However, now they are penetrating these corporations’ servers by trapping a single user. The Name In the wild, there are many predators that lurk in the … Read more

Top 10 Cybersecurity Risks For 2019

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Duncan Kingori, ,

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2019 Risks Cybersecurity reports by Cisco show that thirty-one percent of organizations have at some point have encountered cyber-attacks on their operations technology. Cybersecurity breaches are no longer news. It is a topic that is finally being addressed due to the intensity and volume of attacks. 2019 is a fresh year and you can be sure … Read more

The Consequences of Digital Piracy

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

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Digital content can be quite expensive. Especially when you get into the high-end software packages. Sometimes this content costs several thousand dollars. But not everyone can afford these prices. If you have spent any amount of time on the internet, you have heard of digital piracy. Digital piracy is a form of copyright infringement. However, piracy … Read more