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5 Easy Online Hacks You Probably Know but Never Care to Follow

As you go online, you stream across hundreds of sites, window-shop thousands of products, make payments, tap on popups, and do what not! You know it might get fishy somewhere sometime, but that thought evades in front of the freedom the online world offers. While most of you might have never been a victim of cybercrimes, there are many who have become and the numbers grow as we speak. Cybercrimes are at an all-time high, primarily due to the fact that … Continue Reading…

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5 Privacy & Security 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 who have more than 100 million users all over the globe. While you use your social media accounts, there is someone who keeps on spying you and your social media accounts. These are the social … Continue Reading…

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Companies That Live Up to Their Branding Hype on Customer Satisfaction

For assured success in the current digital market, brands have to be authentic in their online marketing. This is especially so because people want authenticity in branding, particularly due to the prominence of advertising online. For brands, digital marketing is no longer only about getting seen by the market. But it is about ensuring that the message you put across is identifiable, relatable, reliable and verifiable. Basis of authentic branding As mentioned, authentic branding is not just rooted in growing … Continue Reading…

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How Cloud Access Security Brokers Prevents Thieves from Stealing Data

Whether you like it or not, we are now living in a cloud-centric world. If you still haven’t embraced and accepted the cloud, it’s time to do so. The usage of cloud applications is growing rapidly, as businesses and employees take full advantage of the cloud’s efficiency and flexibility. So, how do you protect your cloud data from being stolen? Cloud access security brokers (CASB) are a security software based on four pillars of cloud security: visibility, compliance, threat protection, … Continue Reading…

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8 Steps on How to Protect Your Site from Cyber Attacks

It can be frustrating to open your website in the browser just to find that it has been taken down by the hackers. Once a site is hacked, it can quickly affect its position on the search engine. After all the hard work and time you spent on your website, you don’t want hackers to come to your website and mess with it. To protect your site from cyber attacks, you should start taking the necessary steps to enhance its … Continue Reading…

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7 Ways Your Website is Probably Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks

The procedure for creating a business website is fairly cut and dry. You buy a domain, design the site, optimize it for SEO, and publish content that supports your business goals. You might not be aware of it, but in the process, you’ve opened the door to a world of Internet vulnerabilities. Cyber-attacks are real and common now, and you should understand your greatest areas of weakness to minimize the risk. You may not even realize you’ve suffered an online … Continue Reading…

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The Cyber Security Risks on Social Media – Learn from Case Studies

Social media is a great way to share information. Social media is based on the fact that we trust messages on social media platforms more than we do elsewhere, especially if they are messages that are forwarded to us by a friend. It’s something that makes for a great way to form genuine relationships online, but it also opens us up to cyber attacks. How the risks open up? The way that people do this is by a method called spear … Continue Reading…

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How to Secure Sensitive Documents in SharePoint

There will always be instances when many users have more access privileges or permissions than they require in environments like SharePoint. It is quite difficult dealing with such situations because the more access privileges you give than are necessary, the more you create a problem with regard to the security of the documents present in the document management systems, such as SharePoint. Document Permission & Access Privileges Some of the documents present in SharePoint would be highly confidential for your … Continue Reading…

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A Brief Account of FinTech Company Websites and Cyber Threats

Global investment in FinTech has skyrocketed to $13.8 billion in 2016. About $4.5 billion comes from the Asia-Pacific regions. It comes from about 140 deals with high-end finance service companies. It is quite staggering. This sudden explosion in the banking technology market is raising some security concerns among the enterprises and the clients. What happened at JP Morgan? A recent history of a cyber-attack on JP Morgan compromised personal and sensitive data of more than 83 million customers. This attack … Continue Reading…

The 5 Biggest Hacks of 2016 (Including Yahoo, LinkedIn, iPhone & Tumblr)

Within the last year, it has become the norm for hackers to break into websites, steal precious data and then bargain that data for ransom. Of course, there is a certain community of genuine hackers who will often help law enforcement agencies decode some of the clandestine communications by terrorists or other criminal groups. This “WikiLeaks” style of hacking is often received with varying perspectives, depending on which side you identify with. The rest of the hacking activities worldwide could … Continue Reading…