The Most Common Misconceptions about Web Security by Small Businesses
Web security was a hot topic in the news over the last few years with hackers targeting big industries around the world. Examples of companies that have been hacked are American Target, Home Depot, Morgan Stanley, and Sony.  Unfortunately, one of the biggest misconceptions about web security is that small businesses and individuals believe hackers are only interested in attacking big and famous companies. That is simply not true.  Below we have prepared three major
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Multi-cloud for the Remote Environment
Nowadays, we are all getting used to the remote environment, where work, school, and shopping are mostly happening online. These changes were all made possible because remote working is supported by IT technology, among which the “cloud” plays a particularly key role. Currently, the need for cloud computing is growing around the world. In particular, various changes are taking place in each industry, such as easing regulations or revising guidelines. Efforts to use the private
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Depending on your business environment and purpose, you can build a more effective security system by using a web application firewall that is suitable for you. Today, we will look at the features and advantages, and disadvantages of hardware, software, and cloud-type web firewalls. Let’s take a look at how web application firewalls are hosted and where they are located within the network. As shown in the figure below, web application firewalls secure traffic between
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Cybersecurity is a field in high demand. With the modern shift to virtual systems and work processes, data security professionals have never been more needed. But these professionals are hard to find. An estimated 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions are expected to be on the market in 2021. Soon, we will see developments in cybersecurity that alter the prospects and roles of these open positions. Whether you are looking to enter the security field or
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Smartphones, laptops, smartwatches, and other various IoT devices available and used by people has led to a rapid increase in the amount of data generated by each individual. Consequently, the technology of data collection, analysis, and utilization has evolved leading to an ever-importance of user data.  Even with regulations with regards to personal data such as GDPR, companies are rolling out personalized services based on consumption patterns–in the field of finance, healthcare, e-commerce, and more.
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Did you know that more than half of the traffic on the Internet are bots? Bots can play a beneficial role but can also be used to execute deadly attacks. Bots, which can be utilized to play for both sides, need to be a concern for Internet users– who in turn need to understand what a bot is capable of doing and ways to block malicious bots. Typical examples of ‘good’ bots are sales chatbots
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According to the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), cloud computing is a technology that provides access to non-local resources such as networks, servers, storage, applications, and services.  In other words, this means that you can gain access to resources from devices other than your own. So how are public and private clouds different?  Public cloud  A public cloud is a form of cloud service that provides users with IT infrastructure over the
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The global pandemic has brought both tragedy and unprecedented change in our personal lives.  But our professional lives have also been dramatically transformed. It’s as if we’re using an entirely new operating system. It’s called the remote workforce. And as if 2020 weren’t challenging enough, IT security managers are suffering their own pandemic symptoms—more headaches than ever as cybercriminals become even more inventive and our systems more vulnerable, due in part to the advent of
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There’s no doubt that DDoS attacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated. Cybercriminals are evolving in the duration, techniques, and extent of their attacks, consequently raising the costs of these attacks to businesses.  According to Ponemon Institute study, a DDoS attack will cost an average of $22,000 for every minute of downtime it causes. This means significant losses for businesses since an attack will last 54 minutes on average, with some attacks taking a day
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“Automation might be a good thing, but don’t forget that it began with Frankenstein.” — Anonymous.  Frankenstein monster’s intelligence came from a mad scientist. The monster only knew how to carry out instructive and repetitive tasks. Whether they were wrong or right decisions? That was outside the artificial mind of the poor monster.  The same goes for today’s Artificial Intelligence (AI), which is just a tool created and used by humans. You can create self-autonomous
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