Biometric Technology Industry

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Pratik Kirve, ,

Biometric Technology Abstract

Advances in biometric technology have transformed the conventional ways of identification and verification. As a result, innovation has become a prime focal point for reducing the efforts of people. This is achieved with new forms of verification and ensuring the security. From vocal biometric technology used for telephone banking to approving new patents for Apple’s … Read more

The Importance of Cybersecurity Training

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Frankie Wallace, ,

Cybersecurity training is imperative to the success of any modern workplace. The work force has transformed over the years, as has the technology required to operate it. Digital transformations and full-scale transitions over to cloud infrastructures have meant large changes for organizations wishing to remain relevant while providing employees and customers with better overall experiences. … Read more

Cybersecurity Services

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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There are a lot of common issues that plague your digital devices. Traversing the internet is no simple task in 2018. For example, one in thirteen web requests lead to malware. It is incredible likely that your computer will get a virus at some point in your lifetime. That likelihood grows yearly. This is seen … Read more

What is a Firewall and How Does it Work?

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Cords plugging into a system firewall

Firewalls have essentially been around since the beginning of the internet. A firewall is a network device designed to protect your system by monitoring and controlling information traffic based on a preset list of rules to ensure security. Firewalls establish a barrier of protection between a trusted network and a foreign network. They are one … Read more

Public WiFi: What is the Risk?

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

WiFi is a lot like water. It is available almost everywhere and probably should be free. Unfortunately, a lot of times it is not safe to drink free water. Water that is sourced from a stream might be dirty, and unless you have a water purification system, it is not a good idea to drink … Read more

Tips for Millennials on Cybersecurity Practices

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Millennials on their phones Cybersecurity

Millennials are at risk to be the victim of a cyber-crime. Millennials are in a constant state of media saturation. Growing up, many millennials have been bombarded with dated and cheesy propaganda designed to keep us “cyber safe”. Videos of large, talking computers who rap about the dangers of chat-rooms were a dime a dozen … Read more

6 Tips for Getting the Most out of Cybersecurity Conferences

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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An important part of cybersecurity is plugging into the surrounding community. Connectivity is a major component of spreading new innovations. Many security professionals enjoy attending conferences for this very reason. But when attending cybersecurity conferences, it is important to get the most out of your interactions. Therefore, here are some tips to make sure you … Read more

Insider Threat – The Unseen Risk

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Giant shadow finger pointing at an employee who is an insider threat. Man is in a suit sitting at a desk on a chair. Grey background.

When it comes to threats in cybersecurity, the insider threat is not the first one that comes to mind. Malware, ransomware, hacking, and denial-of-service attacks dominate the headlines. But more often than not, an insider threat is the cause of many of these attacks. In fact, insider threats are responsible for around 43% of all data … Read more