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September 27, 2019

Stay Protected Online with the Best Password Manager

It’s a reality that the login credentials of the majority are duplicated on various websites. Why is it so? How can one come up with more than 5 different strong passwords for different websites and still remember each of them correctly? With that question in consideration, most individuals resort to using one strong password across […]

September 26, 2019

Small Business Owner’s Guide to Prevent Cyberattacks: Cybersecurity Measures

Have you ever wondered why most of the cyberattacks (regardless of severity and duration) affect small entities more than the big brands? For starters, with over 70TB of online traffic occurring per second, the internet platform has come to play a pivotal role in our modern-day lifestyle. Unlike before where new businesses would first get […]

September 17, 2019

Computer Encryption Guide – A How-To Guide for Small Businesses

Encrypting your data is an important security measure. Perhaps, it would help you to better understand the importance of encryption if you knew what it means. According to the Internet Society, encryption is a process which involves “scrambling or enciphering data so it can be read only by someone with the means to return it […]

September 12, 2019

Top 11 Threats in Cloud Computing and How to Prevent Them

One of the most recent reports by Cloud Security Alliance indicates that the most dominant risks involved with cloud computing are issues relating to configuration and authentication. This is a new direction as previous reports pointed to system vulnerabilities and malware. Businesses are continuously moving their data to the cloud where servers host all sorts […]

September 3, 2019

How to Ensure That a File is Safe Before You Download It

Before downloading a file online, you need to be sure that it’s clean and free of all possible viruses. As a control measure to reduce the chances of being infected as much as possible, you will even consider downloading and installing an antivirus that protects you in case a file or document that carries a […]

September 2, 2019

Tips on Sharing Files Safely via P2P

Understanding Peer-to-Peer File Sharing What is peer-to-peer file sharing? Shortened to P2P file sharing, this is the sharing and distribution of digital media via peer-to-peer networking technology. On P2P platforms, users can come together and share various digital media, such as pdfs, software, MP3s, videos, and more. Normally, when it comes to P2P sharing, there […]

August 28, 2019

The Most Dangerous File Sharing Habits

File sharing should be an easy process. Be it sharing files with friends or professionally, secure channels must be used. When danger becomes a factor during file sharing, something is not right, and that is why you need to learn how to share data properly. As part of the security strategy, especially for small businesses, […]

August 27, 2019

What Are the Dangers of File Sharing?

In its early days, file sharing involved the sharing of a storage device. The first method of file sharing to be used implied the usage of floppy discs, followed by the ‘burning of CDs and DVDs.’ Then there came portable hard drives and flash drives. Still, all these methods required one to take a physical […]

May 16, 2019

How to Store and Share Sensitive Data

Storing confidential files on your computer is much more handy than piling them up in lockers. Physical documents can be locked in a cabinet, which is what we usually do with sensitive papers. The same works for sensitive digital data that should be protected with more than just a single user password, which can be […]