Security & Protection

Private Browsing, Better Security

Every browser manufacturer now realizes that one of the prime concerns of their users is their privacy when browsing the Internet. Scandals over the misuse of private data, such as Cambridge Analytica and others, have made consumers very aware of the fact that if they don’t want to be tracked and targeted through their Internet …

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How to Work Securely from Home

During the current global crisis, many organizations are allowing their employees to work from home in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus and follow government restrictions. These organizations must now implement robust security policies immediately to avoid falling prey to the many malicious actors who are determined to exploit any confusion or laxity in …

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The Four Data Security Best Practices You Should Adopt Today

Crimes involving information systems are becoming more and more common and malicious actors are developing increasingly complex methods of getting their hands on our personal information. It is more important than ever that you take serious steps to protect sensitive data via robust data security measures. But what exactly does that involve and what steps …

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A Very Quick and Simple Guide to Encryption

The term ‘encryption’ features at the heart of conversations about data protection, and the majority of people are aware that it plays an important role in information security. However, very few of us know how it actually works. Here’s everything you need to know about encryption in a nutshell. What is encryption? Encryption involves modifying …

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Staying Private in Public: Keeping your Information Confidential on Facebook

Many users would be reluctant to give up Facebook, given its position as many people’s number one social network. However, there is very considerable unease regarding the amount of information the company gathers about its users. Once you’re on Facebook, the company effectively has you hooked, following you around the Internet to find out your …

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The Dangers of Password Autofills

It appears that some advertising networks are now using tracking scripts to harvest the email addresses that your password manager enters into websites as part of the autofill function. That alone would be cause for concern, but it appears the same technology could be used to harvest your password as well. This applies to all …

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