Network Intrusion: How to Detect and Prevent It

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

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A network intrusion refers to any forcible or unauthorized activity on a digital network. These unauthorized activities almost always imperil the security of networks and their data. Nowadays, online brands and companies are the usual subjects of these attacks. However, to properly deal with this, organizations should have a cybersecurity team in place. This will … Read more

13 Dangers of Cloud-Hosted Data

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

Cloud Computing Security Concept

Organizations are under pressure to either develop new applications or migrate to using cloud-based services. However, like any third-party product being introduced into an organization, there are many risk factors to consider to ensure that the business of the day is carried out securely.  Cloud-based services provide an extra layer of efficiency in the workplace. … Read more

Balancing Automation With Security

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Kayla Matthews, ,

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Adding automation to your workflow can streamline tasks and boost productivity. Indeed, with advances in technology, more companies are jumping on the trend and reaping the benefits. However, adoption will undoubtedly impact your company’s security. Here are five things you should know to reduce security risks caused by automation. Prioritize Security in Automation One issue … Read more

Location Tracking: A Privacy Concern

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

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If you have a cellphone, you’ve probably used location tracking. Indeed, the majority of consumers are carrying a smart device that is consistently sending out private information like location data. However, smartphones are just one of the many smart devices that are transmitting extremely accurate details concerning the user’s activity and whereabouts. This is not … Read more

Smart Cards Security In Biometrics

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David Smith, ,

Smart Card Isometric Mobile Phone And Internet Banking. Online Payment Security Transaction Via Credit Card smart cards

Identity and Access Control Smart cards are essential to electronic identity and access management solutions. Indeed, this has been the case for at least 30 years now. Identity and access management can allow or deny access to specific users based on the business needs. Identity cards come in various form factors. This can range from … Read more

Cybercriminals in Movies and TV Shows

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Frankie Wallace, ,

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Hollywood has long held a certain image of cybercriminals. What they look like, how they commit their crimes, and their motivations. However, like many things in Hollywood, the portrayal of hackers and cybercrime in general often misses the mark. A lone-wolf hacker takes on a corrupt corporation. They simultaneously drain their enemies bank accounts while … Read more