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Is Blue Stacks Safe to Use on Mac & Windows PC in 2021?

September 30, 2022 No Comments

Bluestacks is becoming more and more popular among Android users, but is it safe to use? Most of you out there know what Bluestacks is since you clicked on this article, but for those who don’t, it’s an Android emulator, which helps you to run Android games and apps on your Windows or Mac devices. In order to check if Bluestacks is actually safe, you can first download it and scan the link for possible viruses.

Is your computer being monitored?

September 30, 2022 No Comments

Are your secretly working for a foreign intelligence agency? Have you developed a fool proof algorithm that has cracked the ups and downs of the stock market? Are you in the cross hairs of a private investigator because you’ve been secretly siphoning client’s bank accounts? Of course you’re not. But if you were, there would be every chance that your computer would be monitored by spy software.

Tackling the Current Issues in Risk Management

September 29, 2022 No Comments

As the world becomes increasingly digitized, companies must adapt their risk management practices to account for new risks associated with technology, security, and operations. Inflectra builds software solutions that support companies in managing risks efficiently and effectively. Why should the issue of risk management be a constant key concern?

Addressing GDPR Compliance: Implementing a Security Framework

September 28, 2022 No Comments

This webcast summarizes several key requirements of the GDPR and maps them to Oracle Data Security features.

On-Demand Webinar: Internal Controls in a Modern World

September 27, 2022 No Comments

Tweet How you manage internal controls and oversight may have been turned upside down for you and your organization in the past couple of years with staff turnover, office location changes, or even a move to a fully remote workspace. What seemed important in 2019, while still important, may not work in a 2022 environment. […]

5 Ways to Secure Your Social Media Accounts Against Hackers

September 22, 2022 No Comments

One of the most prevalent cybercrimes is hacking social media accounts. This can leave both businesses and individuals in a frustrating and stressful situation. Learn five ways to secure your social media accounts against hackers.

Truth and myths about Virtual Private Networks

September 15, 2022 No Comments

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are getting more and more popular. You can hear that they are used by company employees, influencers or just ordinary users who want to see a serial that is not available in their country. However, the more people use VPNs, the more diverse myths surrounding them arise. Therefore, in this text it will be reviewed which information is true and which is false when it comes to VPNs. Let us have a look!

Phishing Scams Are on the Rise

September 15, 2022 No Comments

Phishing scams are one of the most common forms of cybercrime, with over 300,000 attacks being recorded in Q4 of 2021 alone. 2021 was a record for the number of phishing scams recorded, with the continual rise of this particular online crime becoming a point of worry about businesses around the globe.

8 Ways Big Data Is Transforming Education

September 12, 2022 No Comments

Big data is beneficial in the education sector as well as other industries. It has been said to be the new oil and is being used in different ways to improve economies. Big data generally refers to the growth, collection, and analysis of massive datasets that are too complex for traditional data-processing methods. 

3 Ways Technology is Improving the Business World

August 25, 2022 No Comments

Tweet Featured article by Russell Emmenthal New technology is developing at an astounding rate. It has especially been growing in the business industry and is now a key component of every successful business. But what has had the biggest impact, and what can you do to modernize your company further? If you are interested and […]

Ensuring the Security of Your Remote Access Solution

August 24, 2022 No Comments

Remote access solutions are key to developing a successful, efficient work environment for your organization. RealVNC’s remote access product, VNC Connect, is designed for organizations demanding strong security, resilience and peace of mind.

Artificial Intelligence And Automation – How They Can Help Your Business

August 18, 2022 No Comments

It may seem like something from a science fiction movie, but more businesses and companies are investing in using artificial intelligence and automation to help them reach higher income thresholds and have higher levels of productivity.

Difference Between Java and .NET

August 18, 2022 No Comments

In the ocean of programming technologies, languages and tools, Java and .NET are, probably, the most well-known. Despite the fact that Java is a programming language and .NET is a development framework, people often compare them to discover which one is better for a particular situation. So if you hesitate whether you need a Java mobile app or should develop a .NET-based solution, read this article to explore the differences and similarities of these tools. 

A Guide to Explaining Headless CMS

August 12, 2022 No Comments

Building for the web today requires navigating a seemingly endless forest of acronyms. API, CDN, AWS, CMS…the list goes on and on! It’s easy to get bogged down by the dizzying array of web development and marketing jargon. In this article, we break down one of the more ubiquitous acronyms on this list: CMS. Specifically, we dive into the headless CMS and explain what it is, why companies need it, and how it can benefit any online business.

State Of Affairs: How State Privacy Laws Will Affect Your Business

August 11, 2022 No Comments

Individual state laws are an important way to meet local needs, but if you own a business that operates in multiple states, it can also turn compliance into a major headache. This is especially true when it comes to data privacy statutes.

FTC kicks off major effort to craft data privacy rules

August 11, 2022 No Comments

Why it matters: The FTC rulemaking could lead to strict regulations on how firms collect and use people’s personal information online — a threat to the Big Tech business model that relies on targeted advertising.

The 5 Best Data Privacy Management Software in 2022: Stop Trackers and Take Control of Your Data

August 10, 2022 No Comments

Data privacy is a major concern, especially nowadays when seemingly every website and piece of software wants your information. If you want to have more control over your data and where it ends up, we’ve reviewed data privacy management software that gives you exactly that kind of control.

IT Briefcase Exclusive: BlackHat 2022 Highlights: Quarkslab Demonstrates Google Pixel Chipset Vulns

August 10, 2022 No Comments

Source: QuarkslabAmong the top ten presentations at Blackhat 2022 that news watchers are anticipating is new analysis from French deeptech cybersecurity company Quarkslab on the Titan M modern security chipset, a key component in Google Pixel 3-5 devices. Read More Here >>>

The Conceptual Data Model’s Unwavering Role in Data Governance

August 10, 2022 No Comments

In an age in which data governance has become all but synonymous with data privacy and data protection, there are numerous aspects of data management that are regarded much differently than how they traditionally were.

How AI governance and data privacy go hand in hand

August 10, 2022 No Comments

Data protection and safeguarding user privacy are both key to regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the California Consumer Privacy Act, the General Data Protection Regulation and the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Within the realm of AI governance, ensuring data privacy is just as practical and important.

Top tips to improve your website security

August 8, 2022 No Comments

Over the last few years internet usage has continued to grow, as consumers become increasingly reliant on the internet for entertainment, communication and the purchasing of goods and services. This significant level of demand has unsurprisingly led to the creation of more online sites for a variety of industries.

The Importance of Planning, Testing, and Training in Security Posture Management

August 4, 2022 No Comments

Over the years, the cyber threat landscape has changed, and it’s not for the better. Cyberattacks have become so complex and aggressive that it is becoming more difficult to combat them. According to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2022, cyber risks are considered to be the top threats to businesses this year, along with business interruptions and natural disasters.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How to Secure the Software Supply Chain

August 3, 2022 No Comments

In this interview, Alex Rybak, Director of Product Management at Revenera reflects on current risks posed to the software supply chain and offers best practices for protecting it. Read More >>>

Optimizing Web Page Response Time Using Open Source Tools

July 28, 2022 No Comments

Picking a topic that generates much interest, in this article, we are going to discuss optimizing web page response time using open source tools. Modern-day web applications are getting more distributed and diverse, and are using multiple technologies (both in terms of components and languages). And the application response time completely relies on all the components and optimizing every component is a challenging task for the performance engineer.

Best Ways for Dynamic Application Security Testing

July 28, 2022 No Comments

A large number of applications are currently being deployed, and each and every one of our tasks is now being digitized. But how can businesses deal with the security requirements of the data they are collecting through these applications? Dynamic application security testing (DAST) is a process that is carried out by companies to ensure the safety of their customers’ data in an effective and time-saving manner.

Resolving the SIGSEGV Error that Causes Container Termination in Kubernetes

July 25, 2022 No Comments

Tweet Featured article by Jeff Broth Image: Pixabay SIGSEGV, a runtime error brought about by a segmentation fault or invalid memory reference, is a common problem that results in the termination of containers in Kubernetes. For those wondering what each letter of the term represents, SIGSEGV is not an acronym but more of an abbreviation […]

Signs your computer might have a virus: ways to prevent and deal with it

July 20, 2022 No Comments

Malware and viruses have been active for decades now. The first computer malware unleashed is about a half-century old. Viruses and malware force computers to act unusually, affecting their performance and our stored data. It’s not always easy to tell whether a computer is acting strangely due to a virus attack or it’s just time to give it some regular refresh. Viruses are excellent at disguising their activity for a long time before launching the rocket and dropping their payloads

Will AI Soon be Used to Crack Down on Cyberbullying?

July 20, 2022 No Comments

If you haven’t been a victim of cyberbullying yet, chances are you will be at some point. According to research, more than 70 percent of school students have experienced online abuse. It isn’t just restricted to that age group either, with adults also facing harassment and threats on the internet.

The State of Mobile App Security in 2022? Shaky at Best

July 15, 2022 No Comments

The report makes clear that mobile apps are now “essential” or “absolutely core” to the success of most businesses, and a substantial majority of organizations would suffer costly consequences should an attack succeed. Nonetheless, most mobile apps driving business and customer interactions are not sufficiently protected against the threat of runtime attacks against mobile apps and APIs.

What Your IT Company Can Do If Your Intellectual Property is Being Violated

July 1, 2022 No Comments

If your intellectual property is being stolen, violated, or otherwise used without your consent, then you might be at a loss for what you can do. After all, your intellectual property is being violated, that’s just things that you have created yourself. However, there are some things that you can do, especially if you have an IT company, to prevent the theft of your intellectual property.

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