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Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud computing has been around for many years now, with its primary driver being the need to increase agility and reduce the cost of doing business. While there has always been concern about data security in cloud computing, the...





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DATA SECURITY

Strategies for Staying Safe When Using Technology in Your Everyday Life

May 23, 2022 No Comments

The internet has made it possible to connect with people worldwide, and technology has made our lives easier in so many ways. However, it is necessary to remember that technology can also be a source of danger and harm. You can do a few simple things to stay safe when using technologies such as social media and online shopping platforms.

Could AI be used to cheat on programming tests?

May 19, 2022 No Comments

Tweet Plagiarism isn’t limited to essays. Programming plagiarism — where a developer copies code deliberately without attribution — is an increasing trend. According to a New York Times article, at Brown University, more than half of the 49 allegations of academic code violations in 2016 involved cheating in computer science. At Stanford, as many as […]

Risks and Benefits of Identity and Access Management (IAM)

May 18, 2022 No Comments

When we use devices, software, and applications, we’re often required to provide our identities to achieve a result, such as logging in or signing up for something. On the other end of the spectrum, we have those that require our identities for these. Those who request us to supply our information have every right to be concerned with who, or what is trying to access their system, which is why a third-party framework is often used as an added security measure.

What is an SQL Injection and how to fix it?

May 11, 2022 No Comments

An SQL(Structured Query Language) injection is a form of cyberattack where the hacker enters their code, gets access to the website, violates security measures, and accesses sensitive data. This web security vulnerability allows an attacker to interfere with an application’s database. The data stored is either data that the application can access or belongs to other users.

Remediation Tips for Cybersecurity

May 10, 2022 No Comments

Companies employ a wide range of techniques and defences to protect themselves from malicious actors on the internet. These tools and defences include things like intrusion prevention systems, intrusion detection systems, and other logging tools. In the early stages of software development, several SAST and other tools are being used to detect software flaws that have not yet been discovered.

Zero Trust: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

May 3, 2022 No Comments

Comprehensive attacks such as cyber-attacks have been increasing day by day and can threaten the security of companies and institutions. These attacks make effective security approaches and measure a necessity. The Zero Trust model, which is among these security approaches, adds an effective dimension to the concept of cyber security and makes it difficult for malicious people and software.

6 Pros and Cons of a Career in Data Science

May 2, 2022 No Comments

Before looking at the pros and cons of working in data science, you will want to know precisely what a data scientist does. In the most basic terms, a data scientist uses data to solve complex business problems. Using advanced techniques, you would take raw data from a broad range of sources and nurture it through programs, tools, and automated technologies in order to gain valuable insights.

What is the Future of Computer Science Research?

April 29, 2022 No Comments

The future of Computer Science research looks bright today more than ever before. If you look at salaries in most companies, you will realize that Computer Science graduates start with higher salaries compared to most graduates in other professions. In addition, technological advancement has increased the demand for Computer Science graduates to a point where they now have the luxury of choosing the industry and job that they would like.

The Importance Of Information Technology Security Within Any Company

April 26, 2022 No Comments

Information technology has revolutionized the way business is done and how companies operate. And it only continues to grow. As technology progresses, we are given new ways to process data and information. But there’s a flip side—the darker side of information technology, including malicious attackers looking to steal data or bring down infrastructure. This is why information technology security is so important. Protecting your technology and data is as vital as protecting your money accounts from thieves.

Top Strategies to Prevent Mobile App Fraud

April 22, 2022 No Comments

The information age has brought with it not only incredible new technologies that are making the world a better place, but also fresh ways for crooks and con artists to exploit victims. Mobile app fraud is a major example of the ever-escalating wave of cybercrime, and so it’s important to think about how best to prevent malicious activities from impacting your own projects.

Companies Are Leveraging These Top Technologies Today

April 20, 2022 No Comments

Rapid advancements in technology are enhancing how companies operate. Leading businesses are enhancing workflow, research, customer service, cybersecurity, and more with these new tools. Let’s learn what some of them are.

How to Ensure That Your Organization is Safe from Cyberattacks

April 20, 2022 No Comments

With cybersecurity dangers on the rise, companies are in the habit of adding more protocols and tools that protect their business from expensive cyber breaches. On average, every company nowadays has at least 35 security points — ways to protect their network and systems. Nevertheless, attacks keep happening and hackers manage to find vulnerabilities they can exploit — even when it comes to businesses that have multiple security points.

Truth and myths about Virtual Private Networks

April 18, 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!

Solving the Mystery Behind Credit Card Bonus Offers

April 14, 2022 No Comments

Credit cards and all kinds of special offers abound everywhere. So, how are consumers supposed to know which ones to go for? It can be quite confusing but savvy shoppers know that they can always count on MoneySmart for all of the inside info about all things money-related and especially credit card offers.

Must-Have Features Of Help Desk Software

April 1, 2022 No Comments

Investing in help desk tools is a great way to create unmatched customer experiences that put you ahead of your competition. But investing in help desk software may not make the difference you wish to get if it doesn’t have the suitable features. The right features can vary from one industry to another. However, there are some standard must-have features irrespective of your industry. If you are new to using help desk software or want to invest in one, this post highlights the bare minimum features you may need to have on your help-desk software.

A Guide to Causal AI

March 30, 2022 No Comments

If you still think that a world run on artificial intelligence (AI) is a futuristic phenomenon, think again. The technology is here, and it could be running more systems that touch your daily life than you imagine. The good news is that artificial intelligence is growing and developing to become more valuable to us every day, and one of these developments is causal AI. But what makes this form different, and could your business benefit from it? Check out this quick guide to causal AI, and learn more about where the world is going.

Dark Web Hackers: What Do They Tend to Focus Their Attacks On?

March 29, 2022 No Comments

Out of all of the things you can find on the dark web, perhaps one of the few positive finds is that of giving the general public a vast library of knowledge about criminal activity. With this crucial knowledge at hand, prospective cyber security companies can get invaluable information about where hackers are focusing all of their energy, and this research is essential to the overall protection of society.

Google Workplace SPF Tutorial – How to Set Up Email Authentication

March 28, 2022 No Comments

Google workplace provides a great way for businesses to communicate and collaborate with their employees. However, to take full advantage of the features Google workplace offers, it is important to set up email authentication. In this Google workspace SPF tutorial, we will show you how to set up SPF records for your Google workplace email address.

4 Future IT Trends and Predictions You Should Keep an Eye On

March 24, 2022 No Comments

The year is 2025. Companies are evolving to digital changes and remaining operations to survive and prosper in a new normal. Leaders in the technology industry are seeking innovative methods to create business success while staying ahead of changing client expectations and needs. That all sounds good, but what does this future actually look like? What kind of innovations can we expect to transform the upcoming year and beyond?

How to Protect Your App from Insider Threats and External Breaches

March 21, 2022 No Comments

Besides budding entrepreneurs and businesses, hackers also have a keen interest in web applications. Their interactive design creates potential flaws that can be exploited to breach and steal sensitive information. Half of all data breaches start with web applications, and attacks that target web apps are on the rise. What’s more, a staggering nine out of ten apps are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Therefore, it’s highly likely that your web application is going to be a target.

Why Is EOS Not Living Up to Its Potential?

March 21, 2022 No Comments

Many crypto projects, like EOS, are built on an amazing list of promises and claims. The promise of no transaction costs built hype, as did the provision of infrastructure to deal with large numbers of transactions at once. There were news conferences, huge marketing efforts, and a media circus that contributed to a huge interest in EOS, and as a result, a significant sum of money was raised from investors.

Boost Your Career in Information Security with these Certifications

March 17, 2022 No Comments

Certifications are the first step in ensuring that a candidate is qualified to perform specific types of tasks and that their qualifications are up to par. This is important because organizations are always on the lookout for the more highly skilled professionals in the initial phase of the recruitment process. These certifications are necessary for both the employee and the organization because they improve your knowledge, teach you how an organization should operate, and enable you to put that knowledge into practice in the organization to enhance the organization’s capability.

Taking the Guesswork Out of Communicating Cyber Risk

March 16, 2022 No Comments

There is a consensus within cybersecurity circles that cyber risk quantification (CRQ) is a cornerstone of modern enterprise risk management programs and helps CISOs and security teams communicate cyber risk to the Board. However, debates around what constitutes cyber risk quantification lead into more murky waters. Is it a risk rating of 1-5, created by polling the security staff? A maturity score based on the number of cybersecurity controls in place? A security rating based on technical vulnerabilities?

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

March 10, 2022 No Comments

Cloud computing has been around for many years now, with its primary driver being the need to increase agility and reduce the cost of doing business. While there has always been concern about data security in cloud computing, the biggest test on the technology came in 2020 as many organizations shifted to cloud computing to allow their employees to work from home.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: State of the Cloud 2022

March 9, 2022 No Comments

In this interview, Brian Adler, Senior Director of Cloud Market Strategy at Flexera, highlights how businesses can keep pace with cloud trends. Read More >>>

Utilizing Wavelength Services for Data Center Connectivity

February 28, 2022 No Comments

As data center utilization and the creation of data by modern enterprises continues to boom, enterprises are constantly evaluating the most efficient solutions for moving data into, out of, and within their data center and colocation environments. Wavelength services have been growing in popularity in recent years as a high bandwidth, often low-cost alternative for data center connectivity. Here’s why.

WHAT COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHATBOTS

February 25, 2022 No Comments

More and more companies are using AI-based systems for voice, messaging, or text communication with visitors to websites and online stores. Often, such chatbots are also used on platforms such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or to respond to SMS messages. They are programmed to answer questions and perform tasks.

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

February 23, 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 >>>

Data Mart and Data Warehouse: What’s the Difference?

February 16, 2022 No Comments

Nowadays, companies and enterprises require more space to store their data, and they can now choose where to store their data based on the size, scope, and cost. Of the many options available for this purpose, two are data warehouses and data marts. In this article, I will explain the difference between a data warehouse and a data mart and which one is best suited for your company to store data based on your company’s data requirements.

Cyber Security Strategies To Keep Your IT System Secure

February 11, 2022 No Comments

Cybersecurity threats are nothing to scoff at. In today’s world, being hacked means being vulnerable to other equally serious security issues, such as identity theft, loss of personal information, monetary theft, and the list goes on.

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