Bots: to Block or Not to Block? Effective Bot Management Strategy

Author(s):

Emma Yulini, Outreach Manager, Rise Digital

Bot Management - Good Bots - Malicious Bots

A significant portion of users visiting your site are not human. In 2017, more than 50% of internet traffic came from bots, and while there have been some improvements in recent years, today it’s estimated that more than 40% of all internet traffic comes from bots, and around 25% comes from malicious, bad bots. Malicious bots … Read more

Bad Networking: What is a Botnet?

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

Botnet Bot Herder

What is a Botnet? There are countless threats to computer security. Many of these threats are nothing more than good technologies used for bad reasons. One example of this is a botnet. Short for “Robot Network,” it is a group of connected computers controlled by software. This software is then used to perform a specific … Read more

Social Media Platforms are Vulnerable to Hackers

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

Social Media Platform Cameras on Computer, Cybersecurity

Did you know that security concerns are turning people away from social media platforms? They are aware that hackers are obtaining users’ personal data through the most commonly visited media sites. If you are on social media platforms in any capacity, you’re probably aware of this fact, and it may have even already happened to … Read more

Why People are Ditching Social Media

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Hand unplugging, unplug, social media detox

The Pew Research Center has released a new report that tracks the relationship people have currently with social media. It has been six months since Facebook revealed that they were allowing user’s information to be harvested by Cambridge Analytica. According to the report released by Pew Research Center, the debacle has turned a lot of … Read more