Top 5 Risks of Using Free VPNs

Author(s):

Paul Cawthon, Content Director, Incogniton

Top 5 Risks of Using Free VPNs

VPNs are not always as safe as we think they are, especially the free ones. Their promise of private browsing sessions is subject to the service provider’s integrity, and for many who provide the service free, you should not depend on it. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. They have been around since the early … Read more

How to Stay Safe Online: Best Safety Tips and Resources

Author(s):

Aloukik Rathore, Co-Founder, Cannibals Media

Online Safety - Stay Safe Online

People should be informed of online safety precautions in today’s digital environment. The extent of our reliance on the web cannot be overstated. Different corporations and enterprises are continually collecting and storing our private data and information in order to target adverts, sales, and promotions based on our preferences. How can we undertake individual efforts … Read more

How Can Organizations Prioritize Data Privacy Through Encryption?

Author(s):

Waqas S, Cybersecurity Journalist, DontSpoof

Data Privacy - Encryption

Rapid technological advancements have transcended data in value, making it highly significant to individuals and organizations. With that being said, despite the many regulations protecting data rights, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act (DPA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), there are still multiple threats to … Read more

5 Ways A Proxy Can Benefit Your Business

Author(s):

James Keenan, Automation and Anonymity Evangelist, Smartproxy

Proxy Network

Whether you’re a tech-savvy individual or just a casual user, you’ve almost certainly heard of proxies before. They can be used in your everyday life or in business. There are many different types of proxies, each with their own distinct purpose. To choose the best proxy for your business needs, you need to know how … Read more

OnePlus Reveals Second Data Breach in Two Years

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

OnePlus

Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has been the victim of a data breach in which an unauthorized party gained access to customer’s order information. One Plus has released a statement revealing that customer names, contact numbers, emails, and shipping addresses might have been susceptible to theft. However, they have revealed that customer’s payment information, passwords, and accounts … Read more

Location Tracking: A Privacy Concern

Author(s):

Isabell Gaylord, ,

location tracking connecting a phone and a truck for delivery

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

Author(s):

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

Incognito Mode: Are you Really Incognito?

Author(s):

Isabell Gaylord, ,

Incognito Mode

Introduction A lot of people have a wrong impression of Incognito Mode. Some users think this browsing mode covers your tracks completely from anyone, including both other computer users and the government. However, in reality, Incognito Mode is simply a way to keep your browsing history hidden. Additionally, Incognito Mode ensures that you log off … Read more

Why You Should Destroy Your Old Cell Phone

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

Destroying a Cell Phone with a hammer, Cellphone

Today, just about everyone has a cell phone, with expanded mobile options that have heavily influenced culture in countless ways, from fashion to software development. Moreover, it is common to get a new cell phone every couple of years or so, especially if a newer, better model has come out. However, one area that has … Read more