Category: Cyber Security

The Rate of Data Breaches Is Higher Than Last Year

Posted by in Cyber Security, Data Breach, Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout, Programming News

The fight against data breaches is not going well. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout and Your text to link…, the rate of data breaches has increased by 29 percent. This center defines a data breach as being when a driver’s license number, a Social Security number, a medical record and a…

The Significant Benefits of Email Notifications to our Lives

Posted by in Cyber Protection, Cyber Security, Programming News, Web Programming, Web Security

Cloud services have successfully brought human customers closer to their digital brands. Thus, companies can now reach their customers easily using a broad collection of low-cost and easy-to-use tactics. Email notification is an example of a cloud-based tool that has enabled companies to establish invaluable customer loyalty at a lower cost. Further, email notifications are…

Net Neutrality 101

Posted by in Cyber Protection, Cyber Security

Every year, the internet is a little less fair. Huge companies that are a little shorter on patience than the previous, enable more forces until they are concentrated and a certain idealism gives way to a relentless pragmatism. Before you know it, this overwhelming presence is squeezing us of all prior freedoms. And when Ajit…

Google’s New Security Features Protect Users from Unverified Apps

Posted by in Cyber Protection, Cyber Security, Google, Google Security, Programming News

It’s no secret Google takes internet security seriously. Over the last few months alone, the company has released several security improvements for G Suite users, like anti-phishing filters and OAuth app whitelisting to protect against harmful programs. Now, Google has taken yet another step in protecting their users by introducing the “unverified app” screen. Similar…

Securing Healthcare Data Impedes Patient Care

Posted by in Cyber Protection, Cyber Security, Programming News, Web Programming, Web Security

Those in the healthcare field are at times forced to choose between protecting patient information or providing efficient care. Some estimates reveal that physicians can spend up to 90 minutes of their workday entering passwords and gaining access to records that are safely protected by multiple layers of security. In addition, the digitization of medical…

Online Threats to your Cyber Security

Posted by in Cyber Security, Programming News, Web Security

Each day there are news flashes and catchy phrases that are often making it known to the public about the latest hacks or threats to our cyber security which seem to occupy our social media updates and television press circuits. While there may be many bad characters out there who are motivated on carrying malicious…

Cyber Insurance is a Burgeoning Industry

Posted by in Cyber Insurance, Cyber Protection, Cyber Security

Cyber attacks are growing in complexity and sophistication, making it difficult for many industries to keep their systems secure. A recent DDoS attack, or distributed denial of service attack, placed financial services organization Lloyds Group inaccessible to costumers for almost two days. That attack did not remove funds or expose customers’ private information, instead it…

Deception is Newest Trend in Cyber Protection

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With a rise in fake news and alternative facts, deception is a sign of our times. It might not always be negative. In the world of cyber security, several start ups are using deceptive techniques to thwart cyber attacks. Investors in this new form of security include banks like Citi, software giants like Cisco and…

Deterrence May Be the Newest Approach to Cyber Security

Posted by in Cyber Security, Cyber Weapons, Cyber-Deterrence

Cyber-attacks have threatened a variety of targets. Russia has been accused of infiltrating DNC computers throughout the year to manipulate the recent U.S. election. Elsewhere in October, an as-yet-unknown attacker committed successful DDoS acts on a variety of internet-enabled devices in order to take down major websites. Between these two incidents and reports from federal…


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