Problems With Anti-Virus Software and Alternative Solutions

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Anti-Virus Software, Hand holding magnifying glass to computer, virus detected

Anti-Virus software is the layman’s solution to cybersecurity. Functioning as a first line of defense, Anti-Virus software works to prevent, detect, and remove malware from your computer. However, Anti-Virus software is not a cure all solution. In fact, IMB Knowledge Center published a piece on the limitations of Anti-Virus protection. In the article, they cite … Read more

Why Software Architecture Matters in Foolproof Cybersecurity

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Judy Robinson, ,

Software Architecture

The long-term success of any business or digital venture depends solely on a strong software architecture – that has robust performance and is equipped with foolproof cybersecurity. In simpler terms, software architecture forms the basis of the development of an enterprise. Therefore, the main source acts as a guideline to shape the future of the … Read more

8 Different Types of Malware

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Julia Sowells, ,

Malware fishing hook grabbing password out of envelope.

To combat malware, it’s important that you get your malware classifications right. These are the different types of malware and explaining how to recognize them: 1. Virus We tend to refer to all malware as viruses, but it’s not so. A virus modifies other legitimate host files in such a way that when you execute … Read more

Malicious Software- What About It?

Author(s):

Lauren Engelbrecht, Editor, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Frustrated Man massages his head in frustration as his laptop is taken over by Malware. Floating files surround him with skull and bones symbols.

Malware, or malicious software, is purposely designed to cause damage and infect your computer, and give access of your computers contents to cyber criminals. Whereas the development of malware previously was limited to amateurs…

Understanding Ransomware: A Brief Overview

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Ransomware lock bitcoin

Baltimore, Maryland, Atlanta, Georgia, and South Carolina are three of the recent areas that have been grabbing headlines with reports of ransomware attacks. These attacks range from small hiccups during the business day to dispatch…