Emergency Actions After Hacking

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

emergency sign in room with red chairs, emergency, hacking metaphor

Hacking has become ubiquitous on the internet. With even major companies like Evernote getting hacked, it’s not hard to imagine that you, an individual, could also get hacked. The experience is actually quite common, though that does not necessarily make it any less distressing. You are left feeling confused, with no idea what you should … Read more

Network Intrusion: How to Detect and Prevent It

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

Intrusion, knights attacking laptop, cyber attack metaphor

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

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

Incognito Mode: Are you Really Incognito?

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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

Cryptocurrency: 6 Potential Dangers

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

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Digital currencies have been around for a while now. However, the vast majority of people and organizations are still not ready to invest in this type of asset. For example, reports show that less than 5% of Millennials invested in cryptocurrency to date. Digital coins bring traders a number of practical benefits – they enable … Read more