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What You Should Know About AWS Cloud Security Issues

According to Statista, there are 4.66 billion active users of the internet worldwide. Meanwhile, Amazon, the largest online selling platform in the world, has 1.1 million active sellers as of 2019. Since the dawn of the digital age, it’s easy to assume that everyone has their fair share of data on the World Wide Web, which can be a scary thought. So, can you imagine just how much information there, online? While data online and on Amazon can be quite …

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Privacy, Security & Health Risks of Social Media & How to Prevent Those

Social media has become one of the most vital parts of every single person’s life. One cannot imagine his/her life without having a day spent on social media. Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, and LinkedIn are some of the well-known social media websites. They have more than 100 million users all over the globe. While you use your social media accounts, there is someone who keeps on spying on you and your social media accounts. These are the social …

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How Botnets Are Being Used in DDoS Attacks?

DDoS attacks, as well as the botnets that enable them to happen, are one of the Internet’s most powerful weapons. What’s more, anyone can buy a botnet and wreak havoc with just a few clicks. All they need to do it successfully is a few dozen dollars and some safety precautions. For instance, Mirai, one of the biggest and most (in)famous botnets ever, was the work of three college students trying to breach Minecraft servers. However, this 2016 attack ended …

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The Future for Cloud VDI and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is here now!

VDI technology segments the servers into different virtual machines (VMs), and each VM acts as different virtual desktop instances. These virtual desktops are directly delivered to the end-user. VDI has changed the business functionalities and has increased the employee’s performance as it enabled remote working. Though many companies still are dependent on physical office desktops, they always look for ways to enable work-from-home. These companies will also be shifting gradually to virtual desktops, according to the market’s predictions. However, companies …

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How the Sanitary Crisis of COVID-19 has Changed Remote Access (followed by a Case Study)?

The words “remote access” meant nothing to many workers before the COVID-19 came and changed the way we work. However, individuals and companies had to adapt rapidly, when the first lockdown came into effect. Now that the concept of remote access has become something many of us live with every day; let’s look at what needs to be taken care of, so that companies can avoid problems, that it may cause. A case study, found at the end of the …

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Documents and Protocols Your Business Needs for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the most important aspects of business in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. When COVID-19 spread around the world, the FBI announced a 400% increase of reported cyber-attack complaints, illustrating the desperate situation companies and consumers face in terms of data security. But businesses are also facing economic issues that require cutting costs and redistributing resources in the most efficient manner possible. A concentrated effort, then, is required in securing the most vulnerable documents and protocols. …

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Here’s Why Small Businesses Are Ideal Targets for Hackers!

For decades, small businesses were unlikely targets for hacking attacks and data breaches by hackers. Hackers were less interested in attacking low-profile small businesses and relatively unknown brands with fewer financial resources. And this is why, whenever you think about sophisticated cyberattacks on companies, the first thing that comes to your mind is the large-scale breaches against huge corporations like Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Equifax, and T-Mobile. Massive breaches make headlines, but when they happen against small businesses, it rarely makes …

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Why Every VPN Needs a Strong SIEM By Its Side?

Virtual private networks have been used by individuals and organizations for the better part of two decades. A VPN creates a secure tunnel that allows encrypted information to be transferred from one point to another. In the business world, it makes it possible for employees to connect to their organization’s network and securely send and receive information. VPNs have taken on a greater role considering the work from the home environment we are in. It is not clear how long …

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Cybersecurity Threats: COVID-19 Scams You Need to Avoid

We’re living in strange times. The current pandemic and uncertainty about the future has us all stressed and concerned about our personal health and safety. On top of that, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) scams and misinformation abound. You knew it was coming, especially with so many relief checks expected by individuals and businesses, and so many others in need. There’s no reason to compound our already shaky hold on security by leaving ourselves vulnerable to the inevitable opportunists who are …

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Company Firewalls: Is it Really a Good Idea to Use?

Cybersecurity is an issue that affects all of us, even though most know little about it. Since the very beginning, the cybersecurity industry has been trying hard to complete the Sisyphean task of getting the average computer user to not be careless with their security. Most people have only a surface understanding of how their computers work; they aren’t in a position to make informed decisions about their digital security. And you cannot really blame them: digital systems are growing …

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