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It is becoming commonplace to hear of big security breaches. Consumers wonder how this keeps happening. It would seem like every company should be taking their data security very seriously. After all, a data breach typically costs millions of dollars and tarnishes the company’s reputation. After the Target data breach of 2013, shoppers were wary […]
We recently came across some chilling news. A white hat hacker developed a working “Ransomcloud” strain, that encrypts cloud e-mail accounts like those in Office 365, and it does this in real time. This strain uses a smart social engineering tactic to trick you into giving the bad guys access to your cloud e-mail account. […]
January 28th, 2018 is Data Privacy Day, an international effort led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) annually for the purpose of raising awareness about the importance of safeguarding data. Data Privacy Day commemorates the signing of Convention 108, which took place on January 28th, 1981 as the first legally binding international treaty regarding […]
When we consider the security of our business technology, we often think of scams or phishing e-mails. These get easily shrugged off, as we assume no one would fall for e-mails that simply ask for money or state other falsities such as your having won a lottery in which you never participated. If we were […]
Do you like to dance? Dancing is both a science and an art. The waltz is a beautiful and romantic flowing dance, the foxtrot involves intricate alternating fast and slow steps, and the tango is rigid with its pace starting slow and increasing in intensity. Each of these is recognized by their steps and a […]
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), incorporated in 1998, is a member-driven not-for-profit organization with approximately 15,000 members and growing. The not-for-profit organization manages the.CA Internet domain, as well as the entire country’s involvement in international Internet governance. CIRA’s top priority is the safe and secure management of our top-level domain. After all, there are […]
LinkedIn, the increasingly popular business and employment-focused social networking site is a crucial tool for professionals who are happily employed or still searching for the job of their dreams. It’s a fantastic place for you to network with others in your field or reconnect with old co-workers from the past. Regardless of what you’re using […]
We know LinkedIn is the most popular ‘social network’ for professionals in a wide variety of industries. It’s filled with fantastic features and functions that will propel your career or business in terms of expanding your professional network and enhancing your credibility in the marketplace. So what’s the deal with LinkedIn Premium? Is it really […]
The most talked about hardware issue in the news right now is the “Meltdown” (CVE-2017-5754) and “Spectre” (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) exploits. Nearly all the computers around the world are affected by one or both bugs. All the big-name software and hardware vendors such as Microsoft, Apple, and Google have been hard at work crafting a […]