Tag: Information Security

Risks and Benefits of Installing APK Files on your Android phone

Almost all Android users have heard about the existence of APK files and many may have wondered what it stands for. However, it is essential to know about them if one wants to download apps that are not normally available on the Play Store. In fact, there is a multitude of applications which are available through APK files only and not anywhere else.

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5 Great Ways Big Data can Help Small Businesses Thrive

Achieving success as a small business owner is no longer just about delivering quality service with a smile. Sure, these factors are still important, but in order to stay competitive and even grow your business in the long run, you need to crunch the numbers, gather valuable data, and put the insights into actionable reports. Nowadays, though, there is so much important data that you need to process on a daily basis, that doing it manually becomes an insurmountable task.

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4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Document Security

As our methods of sharing information continue grow and change rapidly, finding the best ways to do it securely is vital in an office environment or even at home. Turning a blind eye after you hit send or print out a document won’t fare well for you in the long run and can leave your personal information vulnerable to interception. It’s important to stay diligent with your data output and recognize any threats before it’s too late. This article will outline a few simple methods that you can implement in your every day life for sharing data securely and maintaining peace of mind in the process.

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How to Access geo-restricted content only in the US while Travelling?

Are you in a foreign location having a vacation or on a business trip and want to stream your favorite movies and shows during your free time? If yes, there might be a situation that you are facing and are not being able to get access to your favorite content.

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Want to know how to protect your business from hackers? Read this!

Digitalization of business processes is inevitable, so now most of our activities have moved online. The Internet security for business is essential if you want to succeed. In order to secure any online activity in your workplace getting the best antivirus for business is the key.

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What Is Fileless Malware? A New Cyber Threat Rises

All the malware you know and fear relies on files to store data used in the execution of malicious deeds. Indeed, no program could function on your device without files, right?

Wrong. Experts have identified a brand-new variety of malware that allows viruses to spread without planting files on victims’ computers. If you want to avoid this emerging threat, read on to learn all you can about fileless malware — and what it means for security of the future. Continue reading “What Is Fileless Malware? A New Cyber Threat Rises”

How Endpoint Security is Changing the Industry

Individuals and corporate networks are constantly striving for more efficient security. They view the security lapses at companies such as Best Buy and Equifax with alarm. Hacks involving these companies have irrevocably damaged their reputations and led to thousands or even millions in costs. Companies want to forestall these damages while still embracing the latest technological innovations in their fields. Endpoint protection can make such reductions in costs a reality. Continue reading “How Endpoint Security is Changing the Industry”

Success of IoT in Smart Cities of India: An empirical analysis

With rapid progress of wireless technology, the daily life of the citizens has undergone drastic change. They are using sophisticated devices based on latest technology for their daily usage at homes. This lucrative facility is available especially to the citizens of modern cities of the world. India is also not lagging. Government of India has announced for creation of 100 Smart Cities where the citizens are expected to use Information and Communication Technology with the help of internet. More use of internet by the citizens would enhance more internet penetration and here Internet of Things (IoT) plays a crucial role.

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Are You Handling Your Endpoint Security The Right Way?

As many businesses move their processes online, they are encountering a greater security challenge that is so tricky to manage. It is all about sophisticated cyber criminals whose mission is to steal or disrupt enterprise data.

Data is a vital asset to any business or organization, and any kind of data breach can be very disastrous as it can lead to loss of finances, reputation and valuable information. There are several ways that these criminals use to gain access to an organization IT system, and they succeed because businesses have no effective strategies for dealing with cyber insecurity. Continue reading “Are You Handling Your Endpoint Security The Right Way?”

Why Your Organization Should Comply with PCI DSS

A cardholder’s worst nightmare is finding out that their credit card information is being used without their consent.This not only results in personal financial loss, but also in loss of confidence in the card market. For vendors, the negative upshot is not only losing existing customers, but it can affect future business as well. This is because prospective customers may not trust vendors who have had people’s financial information compromised.It goes without saying that credit card data breach also exposes merchants to legal liability. Continue reading “Why Your Organization Should Comply with PCI DSS”

How to Keep Data Locked Down: Everyday Tips for Everyday Users

Despite best efforts, it’s very likely that you have personal information on your computer you would rather not have found online or in the hands of a mischievous individual. It’s inevitable that you’ll end up saving documents that have information such as your finances or even as simple as a personal journal that’s meant to be private.

People can use this information against you; some do it for fun while others for financial or personal gain. Either way, it’s not something you’ll want to experience. Continue reading “How to Keep Data Locked Down: Everyday Tips for Everyday Users”

Workshop in Cyber Security Policy 2016

The increasing reliance in our information age on product and process digitisation and e-governance makes us progressively more vulnerable to cyber attacks on our computer systems, networks and data. In their most disruptive form, cyber attacks may target the individuals, organizations, government, military, or infrastructural assets of a nation or its citizens, in isolation or event at the same time. We have finally concluded this three day workshop on information risk management and cyber security in IIT Delhi. Continue reading “Workshop in Cyber Security Policy 2016”

Career Opportunities for Cyber Security Professionals and Ways to Grab Them!

Whenever any new certification or course is talked about, the first question that pops is the future career opportunities it would offer. This is a valid concern as the main reason for learning new technology and processes is to grow in the current organization or to find better opportunities outside. The training experts know this fact well, hence they come up with career oriented diplomas and certifications in various streams of information technology, management, planning and finance. Amongst many such career oriented courses getting popularity globally, the certification and diploma in cyber security is trending quite fast. Continue reading “Career Opportunities for Cyber Security Professionals and Ways to Grab Them!”