You may have heard the term 'honeypot' being used and wondered what one is, and how it can make your computer system more secure. This article will tell you everything you need to know about honeypots and their place in cybersecurity.
The amount of digital information in the world is currently doubling every two years, much of which is personal information.
We do our banking online. We communicate with friends online. We use smartphones, PCs, tablets and IoT devices, all of which collect information about the way we use them.
Kids do their homework online. Your travel reservations are made online. You work online, you chat online, you might even use an online dating service.
Internet privacy issues are huge and the pace at which it changes makes it hard to keep up.
Cloud security is a discipline of cyber security dedicated to securing cloud computing systems. This includes keeping data private and safe across online-based infrastructure, applications, and platforms. Securing these systems involves the efforts of cloud providers and the clients that use them, whether an individual, small to medium business, or enterprise uses.
Mobile device use is on the rise because smartphones and tablets are quickly becoming more powerful as companies embrace the idea of bring your own device (BYOD) policies and allow users to access corporate networks with personal technology.
Spyware is software that secretly infects your computer to monitor and report on your activity and provide information to a third party. It might track websites you visit, files you download, your location (if you're on a smartphone), your emails, contacts, payment information or even passwords to your accounts.
If you have a laptop that seems to take half an hour to boot, runs programs sluggishly, and seems to be struggling in general, it's tempting to feel that there's not much you can do. Maybe it's time to shell out for a new laptop? However, before you do that, there's quite a lot you can do to restore its original speedy performance — and it's not that difficult.
Hackers have long since progressed beyond Photoshopping a politician's face on top of a porn star's body. Now, using technology similar to that used in Hollywood films, Deepfake videos can put words into their victim's mouths, which can then be used to damage their reputations or even to blackmail them.