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Thu, 16 May 2013 16:14:13 -0500 Have you been looking around for a WordPress security plugin that was user friendly, easy to install and able to protect your blog from hackers? Every now and then someone makes a software program that solves our problems so our life is easier and less troublesome.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 11:09:11 -0500 News related to the DDoS attack on global internet infrastructure is buzzing around indicating the slowdown of internet speeds across the globe. Affecting services majorly in Europe, this is said to be the biggest cyber-attack ever declared publicly.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:57:40 -0500 Variations on prepayment scams are very popular. The danger sign can be if you are paid too much, and they ask you to refund them; after depositing their check or money order. Usually, they ask you to wire them the amount you were overpaid. Banks can take a long time to discover and report a bounced deposit; and wire transfers come with no refunds. There are many variations of this scam, including these six:
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:33:43 -0500 Some recent studies indicate that employees spend an inordinate amount of time doing personal business on the Internet, which leads to a marked lack of productivity. Some business owners and managers have attempted to resolve the issue by using Internet filtering to stop their employees from accessing certain websites.
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:47:27 -0500 When it comes to online security and protection most people don't think about it until it's to late. DDOS attacks affect businesses small and large. The reason for this is they are cheap to launch, difficult and expensive to stop. The first step in protecting yourself is understanding the threat.
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:10:40 -0500 Maintenance is an important component of a business especially those which use equipment that run daily activities. Without it, production may come to an unexpected halt because of a machine that won't operate. People tasked with keeping the machines and the equipment in tip top condition have a difficult responsibility of doing the appropriate maintenance measures at the right time to make sure that none of them fail.
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:20:48 -0500 Although there are many things that may be a concern about around the office, security is one that you are certainly going to want to keep in mind. If you are responsible for the office or if it is your business, there are numerous things that you can do to help to lock it down so that security is not going to be a problem.
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:12:43 -0500 Online identity theft could happen to anyone who uses the Internet. From email and social networks to online banking and shopping, there are a number of ways that a hacker could try to get your personal information. No one is immune from having their accounts hacked and exploited for financial gain or any number of other nefarious reasons. If you want to lower the risk of online identity theft, the following four precautions will help you protect yourself proactively.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:26:50 -0500 The people of the world use pieces of plastic to pay for items more frequently than they use cash or paper checks. Paper checks will give them the same access to their banking accounts, but paper checks are a hassle to carry around. Not to mention, when you write a check you have to drag out your identification, and there are some merchants who simply stopped accepted these items as a source of payment.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:26:14 -0500 When you open a credit account with a bank and they issue you a card to use each charge that is made using that card must be processed and sent into the company that issued the credit. Most of the time a store purchases credit card payment processing services from a company. The store will get the equipment need to do credit card payment processing from the service company and in exchange they will pay the service company a certain percentage of the amount they collect from the credit issuing companies.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:25:58 -0500 Card data encryption is a protection and security issue concerning credit cards and debit cards. People frequently use these items to make purchases from all types of stores, including online stores. Having the means to secure the information concerning the account and the account holder stops unauthorized people from being able to see this information.
Tue, 14 May 2013 09:42:30 -0500 Tips for creating strong passwords and using a program to manage all of your passwords. Strong passwords are a must, to safeguard yourself against unauthorized access to your accounts.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:24:01 -0500 Credit cards are an excellent way to pay for items that you do not have the available cash to purchase. Debit cards are an excellent way to pay for items that you have the funds to purchase without having to carry cash in your pockets. The problem with both of these methods of paying for merchandise is the possibility of the information on them being stolen and used by thieves. This possibility is what necessitates the card data encryption.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:12:51 -0500 People rarely work solely in offices anymore, and they still rely on accessing the computer wherever they travel to perform their job. Many people travel around the world, and in some countries, accessing the internet poses problems for the employee because of geolocation restrictions.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:01:32 -0500 Hacking has been a negative practice of stealing the intellectual property of an organization by altering the behavior of its network. However, this conception changed completely when the govt. of the US deployed a group of experts in 1970 to intrude its own network in order to find the possible vulnerabilities inside its network.
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:08:46 -0600 The internet is an open platform for each and every user having access to any kind of information present over the web. This arises some of the issues related to the privacy of individuals, which could be uncomfortable for the owner of the information.
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 08:48:20 -0600 Using a person's Date of Birth (DOB) as a security question can generate the opposite effect: it can be a huge security flaw. I use a ficticious example to show exactly how easy it is to find information on a person simply based on their DOB.
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:02:18 -0600 Taking action to protect your private Wi-Fi connection is important for everyone. The sad reality is that when secure your Wi-Fi, you are not trying to protect yourself from your neighbors surfing the Internet for free. In fact, you are stopping yourself from becoming the victim of hackers who are always on the lookout for unprotected networks. The good news is that if you follow these simple suggestions, you can easily protect your Wi-Fi connection from malicious use.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:39:34 -0600 If you are using WordPress to create your sites then you need to address security at some point. It doesn't matter how small your site is, you are still at risk. When it comes to WordPress security, size definitely doesn't matter.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:18:48 -0600 Identity theft is a crime involving the use of someone else's personal information to access their money and other resources without them knowing it. Usually, thieves steal their victim's credit card and other bank accounts to get their money. Identity theft is a serious crime that can ruin someone's life.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:18:02 -0600 Whether you've been a victim of identity theft, or you're trying to prevent it, you'll be surprised to know that there are several types you should be concerned with. Having your identity stolen can be very intrusive, stressful, and very expensive to pay for. If you are going to prevent yourself from becoming one of the many victims you're going to need to make sure that you know which types of theft you should be looking out for.
Wed, 01 May 2013 13:49:30 -0500 Many of us have heard at least about IP and IP address and still, we know little about it. This article aims to clear your own definition on what is an internet IP and what information it can provide to you. We hope that you find this article resourceful in this sense and that you now know how to decipher an internet IP.
Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:36:38 -0600 ? With the rise and abundance of large corporations whose every move affect the economy, what interest can cyber criminals have on your humble business? It is exactly that kind of thinking that captures their attention, and because you are small, they will have an easier time damaging your networks. Worse, some will even cost you big bucks.
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:45:00 -0600 Better safe than sorry. Here, I explain to you the importance of often overlooked, small business practices that make a great difference to your online presence and computing tools.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 08:17:16 -0600 If you are hesitant to do online shopping or payments, this article will give you the best security tips so that you may go ahead and shop online without worry about safety and security of using personal information online. I have a few tips for those who do want to enjoy the benefits of shopping from home and those who want to get a break from running around to pay bills. This is also for all my friends who want to, but are afraid to transact online for fear of sharing financial information.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:07:47 -0600 If you use WiFi, Google, Facebook, Twitter, email, send pictures or documents, shop, bank online or use a smart phone you may be exposing your confidential information to undesirable eyes. If you want to keep your personal information secure on the web you have to make sure you're not at risk!
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:27:44 -0600 Children's safety online is of paramount importance these days. Internet use has soared in recent years, and increased mobility means children of all ages are exposed to danger from an increasing number of sources.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:12:37 -0600 What offers the answers to today's insidious web threats? If you ask the VAR Guy, it is next generation firewalls. A "powerful tool" according to this Internet expert, a next generation firewall takes "traditional port-based protections" to a whole new level.
Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:42:24 -0600 The world of technology is fraught with dangers that most users aren't even aware of. Those untrained in the finer mechanics of computers are unaware that any site they look at or download from may be secretly inserting viruses and malware into their computer and exposing their personal information. Web application security aims to prevent this by preventing these attacks from ever happening in the first place. There are two main types of attacks that occur, and both are capable of exposing personal data such as credit card numbers or identity data.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:44:35 -0600 The environment is the additional field through which ISO adopted an all-round approach to help industries, businesses, and non-government and government organizations and authorities. The family of ISO 14000 deals with several different aspects related to environmental issues that includes ISO 14002, which provides the basic guiding principles for Environment Management Systems, and ISO 14001, which provided the EMS requirements.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:49:43 -0600 Running a small online business does not mean you can't be a target of hacktivists or hackers. All the more reason to make sure you are running a secure online business as well as those you do business with so their weaknesses don't reflect badly on you.
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:30:21 -0500 Most people are very careful with personal documents such as a credit cards, bank information or passports. You keep them in a safe place and wouldn't share them with anyone, unless you are personally there, or you now and trust that person. You should do the same thing with your online personal information, preventing others from using it to impersonate, or hack your accounts.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 12:29:46 -0600 Do you know the importance of SSL certificates to an e-commerce website? It is what it takes in today's world to keep a hold on your customers, providing them security while they make online purchases on your website.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 12:26:26 -0600 Secure web hosting is important for you and your customers. It is necessary to be equipped with software that can identify and prevent any vulnerability on your e-commerce website. Ensure that your web servers are secure, for that will increase trust in your customers' mind.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 12:24:40 -0600 What is an SSL Certificate and how important are they to an e-commerce website? How does an SSL Certificate influence the buying behaviour of visitors to an e-commerce website? Is it necessary for a website to have SSL certification if there are no monetary transactions? Read on to know more.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 12:06:02 -0600 As an e-commerce business owner, don't you want a skilled and professional business web hosting provider who can monitor and service your website round-the-clock? Your search for the ideal web hosting plan should include features that will help your website function smoothly as well as attract visitors to make transactions securely.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 17:08:18 -0600 To maximize the benefits of doing business online, any e-commerce website needs to provide assurance to its customers that the data they submit online is 100% safe and secure. Customers are very wary of disclosing their personal data and credit card details online unless a website guarantees data encryption and secure payment protocols.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 15:59:01 -0600 You would agree that it is vital to have an online presence in today's business environment. It is not surprising to see many companies which have been following the more traditional channels now migrating to the internet to build their brands. The first step towards achieving this goal is having a company website, and that's where business web hosting comes in.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 15:48:04 -0600 How do you figure out what is right for your e-commerce website; free web hosting, shared servers, VPS or virtual private servers, dedicated servers or are there more choices? Only you can decide that, based on you're the nature of your business. Read on to learn which business web hosting option will suit you best.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:56:17 -0600 The successful functioning of your e-commerce website depends greatly on the resources provided in the secure web hosting plan. Always ensure that you are investing with the right web host who provides the best of security measures to safeguard your website from hacking experts, who only find more creative means of taking advantages of any weakness in your websites security.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:28:35 -0600 No doubt that you have heard that you need to browse the internet anonymously and securely. Here's a few of the reasons why, and how to go about getting started in your security and anonymity regimen...
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:27:22 -0500 There have never been more demands facing today's businesses than ever before, especially when it comes to network operations. Being able to keep up with your company's mobile devices, sustaining a secure network environment, and bridging connectivity in non-traditional office settings is not easy, let alone maintain for the long term.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:15:39 -0600 Network security has proved its importance in different businesses and industries. As people are becoming more engaged in the internet these days, the number of hackers and scammers has grown as well.
Fri, 14 Dec 2012 16:58:07 -0600 The Stoke-on-Trent City Council face a fine for not protecting sensitive data when sharing through the internet. This is a problem which the ICO are trying address by the only effective way of fining.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:23:12 -0600 The internet is better known as a wonderful resource by many numbers of people. Many people will talk of the many positives that the internet has provided and how further growth of the internet has spurred many good things. The internet has become accessible through the mobile devices making it become a part of daily life whether at the workplace or at home. The growth of the internet cannot be said to be so smooth or so uneventful and security risks have been identified and continue to grow.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 09:50:41 -0600 Internet cookies are encrypted code in the form of small text files that get placed into the memory of the internet browsers while visiting an offending website. They carry the tag of the visiting site as well. The name came from the "magic cookie" concept in UNIX computing. Web bugs are a variation of spyware used by spammers. Also known as web beacons or tracking bugs they are used to monitor e-mails and notify when they are opened. This article describes how to protect your privacy on the internet from the threats of Internet cookies and bugs.
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:24:54 -0600 Facebook has become a daily routine for most of us. We go online early in the morning and sometimes never bother to log out. This habit has allowed identity thieves and scammers to attack people via their logins.
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:12:35 -0600 Imagine the horror of visiting your company website and discovering that a hacker has defaced it. Or still worse, logging into your online banking account and finding out that a cyber thief has made off with all your money. You may think this only happens to other people. But get lazy or careless when creating online passwords, and it could easily happen to you.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:24:08 -0600 The Problem Of Managing Passwords - A lot of people will often make use of the same password for most of the websites which they use daily. This is often rather dangerous because a hacker could certainly access each one of your services and personal information the moment only ONE of the websites you use everyday is breached. This definitely does actually occur, and not simply to unknown web-sites, large websites such as Sony, Linkedin and Last.fm were hacked before and lots of its members login details were obtained and revealed to the entire internet on hacker sites! Contemplate the outcome if your e-mail account was hacked. This could quite easily occur when you utilize the identical password or a fairly easy variation of one password for all of your web services.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:12:10 -0600 If they want to ensure complete content protection that detects all hidden threats, IT managers should select a firewall carefully. Fortinet's firewalls are a particularly good option for businesses that are realizing that typical enterprise level, network security solutions, intrusion detection systems and anti-virus solutions are not appropriate for today's sophisticated attacks.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:30:37 -0600 As Internet privacy has become a major issue in cyber space, more and more users and companies have moved to promote it. As a result, people have become aware of the dangers of browsing on the Internet without safeguarding their personal and financial data. Most now are taking steps to protect their privacy online from predators and malicious hackers. This involves use of proxy servers and software.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:06:22 -0500 SSL Certificate is a protocol that creates a secure bridge between the browser and the server and provides a secure environment for data transit. Today SSL becomes a necessity for E-business and other online merchants. Street shopping has been replaced with online shopping.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:15:37 -0600 Well, it is amazing how much time and energy people spend online these days. The average teenager or young adult is spending up to four hours per day on social networks. They spend more time on social networks than they do playing video games or watching TV. Still, many of us old-timers would say that this is a complete waste of energy and time, and they should be doing something useful with their lives. Well, I would submit to you that they could take all the knowledge they've garnered on the social networks and start their own small business.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:12:08 -0600 The other day, I visited a friend in a big city. I asked if I could use his Wi-Fi for my computer. He said no problem, and then I went to look if I could get a signal, and I noted there were 25 other Wi-Fi systems also available. Most all of them required a passcode, because they were password-protected for security reasons. Still, think about that for second, 25, that's a huge number isn't it? Sure it is, and I had to ask my friend which one was his.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:05:45 -0600 It is obvious that people do better at those things that they like to do. It also makes sense that if you're going to start a business, and realize it is a lot of work getting going, then hopefully you can do something you enjoy so you will put in the hours necessary to succeed. In the case of running a small company, first you have to decide what you want to do, and then you have to decide if people will pay you to do it. Okay so let's talk about this for second shall we?
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:57:19 -0600 Is your addiction to social networks stressing you out the point of causing risking future health issues? Any time you have psychological stress you are putting your body under certain conditions which make it easier for you to get sick, or get a disease. Okay so let's talk about this shall we, specifically how it applies to Internet Security.
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 09:24:22 -0600 While looking for robust protection on the internet against a variety of threats, do not ignore your privacy and data security while surfing the net. We usually like to make a checklist of what to look for in Internet security software to know if it's a good one for your computer or not. There are a lot of software and programs to choose from today. The best of the security software carry antivirus and anti spyware protection, malware protection, firewall, as well as other security tools like anti-phishing, anti-spam, information erasers, and a lot more. Though usually not bundled, you can buy a service that uses private proxy server and allows you to surf the net in a safe and private environment. Lastly, make sure your data is scrambled in both directions, submitting and receiving using SSH encryption.
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 07:38:52 -0600 You better not check out that mannequin in the store window, because she might be watching you, or she maybe sizing you up - literally. Yes, it is quite possible that you might be looking at an artificial intelligent mannequin on display in some scantily clad new fashion accessories. It makes sense that such a mannequin sitting or standing there could be outfitted with optical sensors, video camera, and a digital speech recognition system getting information about you, the shopper. Do you doubt this, you shouldn't.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:47:07 -0600 As Internet use became commonplace and a part of our lives, the need for the best internet security immensely increased. There are more hackers, more cyber crimes, and more threats on the Web than we can count.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:02:00 -0600 Over the last couple of days, my Facebook News Feed has been inundated with people posting the declaration that their content on Facebook is copyrighted and violating their privacy is punishable by law. ?That ought to scare Facebook!
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 12:54:38 -0600 Another name of sputter coating is window film treatment. A lot of people are interested in having sputter coating in their homes these days, and this is due to the increased use of Wi-Fi and the threat of Wi-Fi being hacked by hackers and being used illegally. Wireless internet has become very popular these days, and hardly anyone relies on wire connected internet to get their work done.
Mon, 26 Nov 2012 07:41:05 -0600 Not long ago, I was reading about a high school in Oklahoma that was teaching kids computer skills so they could one day be 'good guy hackers' working for law enforcement, government, or even the military in our future cyber warfare command. Obviously, we need to start them when they are young, so they can be integrated into this technology as it evolves. Those that have learned computer programming skills in the past, may find themselves not up to speed in the present.
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:44:21 -0500 A spotlight has been placed on the need for computer and Internet security after a large-scale cyberattack on an anti-spam group affected perhaps millions of Internet users throughout the world. The attack began in March 2013. The cyberattack targeted Spamhaus, which is a volunteer organization that provides lists of spammers to email providers. These lists help the providers determine which email to mark as spam.
Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:12:00 -0600 Just because you feel you are the right side of the particular political persuasion at this juncture in your life, doesn't mean that that particular point of view will be valued years in the future. You may say things today that in 80 years you wish you hadn't, but that record will still be online for all to see, and it could be used against you. Please understand that the political world moves much like a pendulum, or the ebbs and flows of a river. Today conservatism might be in, tomorrow socialism, and still in the future communism, liberalism, or some other variation.
Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:09:53 -0600 During the 2012 elections many people noted that there were far more negative stories online about the GOP candidate for President, Governor Mitt Romney, than there were for President Barack Obama who was running for reelection. Further, when you did searches the same was true. Prior to the election I discussed this with our think tank; that with the electorate so evenly divided even a small change in the algorithms at the search engine for positive versus negative stories on one candidate or the other could swing an election, this one included.
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:41:35 -0600 Setting up an online store can seem daunting, especially if you are starting from scratch and do not think you are an internet expert. However, the important thing is that one must never be negative when it comes to doing something on the internet.
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:32:44 -0600 Setting up a basic online store can help you build a new business, or it can help increase the reach of an existing one. Although setting up a web store may sound daunting, it needn't be.
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:08:59 -0600 Indeed, I'm not sure you have given any thought to it, but a seed is nothing more than an information package. It's kind of like a zip file if you will. You put in the ground; it opens up, gives instructions, takes in nutrients and water, and starts working. Eventually it becomes whatever type of plant that seed belongs to, do you see this point? It turns out that a group of very smart scientists have decided to collect all the seeds from all the plant species, especially all the crops in case there is a cataclysmic event here on Earth.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:19:39 -0600 Would you like to know how you can secure your system from potential viruses? Contracting a virus can be devastating, as it can render your system in operable without you even knowing that it's a virus causing it.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 09:25:57 -0600 How many accounts do you have online? Gosh! Has anyone ever asked you that? Probably Not! But if you think about it, the average user would have at least a dozen or more online accounts, all which require a user name and password. Keeping track of them is virtually impossible, and well, who has the time to keep a word or excel sheet of user name and passwords.
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 15:49:26 -0600 Most WordPress users think that the chance of getting attacked by a hacker is slim to none. The truth is that it happens more often than you think and unfortunately most people are not aware of that danger. Thus I compiled a list of tips that can greatly improve the security of your WordPress website. Please note that the following tips apply to all versions of WordPress.
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:36:01 -0600 Surfing securely and safely on the internet is becoming more and more a necessity than mere inconvenience. This article explains why it is important to surf anonymously and how this is accomplished by using Anonymous Proxy Servers. It explains how by using multiple anonymous proxies one can prevent misuse of one's IP address and thus avoid being victim of hackers, malicious software and viruses.
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:35:38 -0600 Many people ignore to protect their privacy and security on the internet. They do not realize the importance of maintaining privacy online? Have they not been exposed to the stories of identity theft and harmful viral products? Perhaps they will care once they have become victims themselves of the cyber criminals. For those of us who are completely aware of the dangers of the Internet, though, we know better than to wait until we become the victims. This article will highlight these dangers and an important solution by using Private Proxy Servers.
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:49:34 -0500 Today's communication market has expanded to diverse devices and mobile networks leaving operators exposed to a number of internet protocol based exploitations and attacks from the internet usage for their multimedia and voice traffic. This type of traffic can cause subscribers and the provider's core network to be victims of these attacks and is why it is important for the core network to have a security gateway in place.
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 10:14:01 -0600 With the growth of electronic gadgets in the market, there are more and more people who become victims of viruses, malwares, Trojans and other malicious codes. Every now and then you will encounter a person who has unfortunately been attacked by virus threats resulting to stolen identity, hacked information and a crashed computer.
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:02:51 -0600 If you consider your blog site essential to you, then it is very important for you to realize the different ways on how you can always keep it away from potential brute force or malware attacks. In this article, we shall talk about few of these different ways to ensure that you can secure your WordPress site effectively.
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:20:09 -0600 It's a very common advice though to move the WordPress configuration file (wp-config.php) one directory above the web root for security reasons. In my opinion there is no benefit from such a move, therefore I provide a more proper way of securing it using Apache directives.
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 14:41:01 -0500 When somebody goes online to search for products or services, they are instinctively suspicious. This is even the case with big, multinational brands. Most people are fairly educated about the way in which the web works, and they understand that just about anybody can set up a website. Even if your business is Nike, the people that visit your website will always be on the lookout for signs that you may be an imposter.
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:10:57 -0500 Governments continue to warn businesses that they aren't doing enough to shore up their cyber security. In contrast, a range of surveys tell us that businesses feel otherwise. Perhaps this is because a crucial point is disappearing through the communications cracks: anyone can commit cyber crime.
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:41:37 -0500 SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is an encrypted technology that prevents websites against online frauds and Phishing. Usually attackers attack on confidential information that a user carries on a shopping site.
Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:02:44 -0500 Safe and secure browsing today has come to rely more and more on proxy servers, anonymous proxies. We know that to have online privacy and to protect our personal data, we need to protect our IP address from horde of internet hackers and identity thieves. This is why browsing online anonymously is a growing trend among personal computer users. Who can blame us? Internet browsers may have security tools and add-ons that can protect us, but these are not enough to protect us from hackers once they find out our real location. This article describes how we can browse safely by using a Proxy Server.
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:55:30 -0500 In today's technological development and fast paced innovations, threats to information and data compiled in systems are quite common. IT companies, application developers, web based systems, mobile software developers, and many other sectors have loads of information present in their database.
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:52:23 -0500 An essential security feature, content inspection is defined by Wikipedia as a type of network filtering that seeks out "viruses, spam, data loss and other content level criteria" from a file. This examination is conducted on the entire file as "it passes an inspection point."
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:45:52 -0500 In order to safeguard information from being stolen or leaked, mobile security testing is being done by application software developers. Information security risks are presented in form of loss from all sectors of commerce and not only from computers.
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:45:15 -0500 The SSL certificate is a cryptographic protocol which provides communication security over the internet. When a sender sends information over the internet, SSL helps to protect such information with robust encryption.
Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:45:11 -0500 Is your site secure? Chances are that there are one of these 3 simple, yet dangerous vulnerabilities on your site. This article addresses three of the most common website vulnerabilities and provides some effective solutions to protect yourself against a malicious user.
Fri, 12 Oct 2012 11:54:25 -0500 Internet applications face the constant threat of attack from numerous sources using an ever increasing number of methods to exploit vulnerabilities in the application or underlying infrastructure. Application and service providers need to be ever more vigilant in order to keep up. The following are the top ten methods used (not in order) and some suggestions to help counteract them.
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:56:33 -0500 Securing data that is being transmitted over the internet has been a hot button issue for some time now. However, it has become a necessity and many people are talking about whether or not a small business can exist without a secure network.
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:23:03 -0500 If you own or manage a website or business, you have likely heard of an SSL certificate. SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer, and is used on websites as a means of encrypting information.
Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:02:21 -0500 The internet has become an integral part of everyone's daily lives. People are using it for everything from chatting with friends, reading the news to doing their shopping. As the trend continues, more and more businesses are moving online. The internet is already a major source of revenue for many businesses. For some businesses, the internet has almost completely replaced the way businesses used to be done. If you run an online business, your revenue and maybe even the survival of your business depends entirely on your website running safely and smoothly. It is not difficult to work out how much money you will lose if your website is down for an hour, a day or even a week. It is important to protect your servers from external attacks that can compromise your website.
Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:24:50 -0500 When users go online, their personal information may be exposed in a number of different ways. For this reason, Internet security procedures should be understood and practiced by anyone who accesses the Internet. Common Threats Faced by Users The most well-known threats to Internet security are computer viruses.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:20:57 -0500 Many of us these days are reliant on our computers for a large number of tasks. From social uses like conversing with friends via Skype and e-mail or catching up with the latest on Facebook, to more important and technical jobs like financial management and business productivity. Without our computers then many of us would be somewhat stuck, and most of us will store vast amounts of sensitive personal data on them - all of which makes it absolutely crucial that you use the very best computer virus protection to ensure that a) you can keep working effectively with your...
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:55:29 -0500 A VPN does basically what it says on the tin. It is a 'virtual private network' that allows remote users to connect to a network. In most cases it uses an existing public network, such as the internet, in order to do this. Using a VPN is a straightforward way of keeping your data safe on the internet and to prevent unauthorised users from taking control of your information.
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