importance of cyber security

Smart City or Surveillance City?

As reported in New Scientist, in Toronto, and many other cities around the globe, ‘smart city’ projects are underway. The concept of infrastructure interlinked by… Read More »Smart City or Surveillance City?

What Is a Rootkit Virus?

Sometimes it’s not just running your anti-virus program to get rid of a terrible virus such as a rootkit. What a rootkit does is hack… Read More »What Is a Rootkit Virus?

The IoT and the Day the Internet Died, Almost

A little over a week ago, the Internet almost died. Starting on Thursday, October 20, much of the U.S. and parts of Western Europe experienced… Read More »The IoT and the Day the Internet Died, Almost

Four Tips for Safer Online Banking

Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2016 study on identity fraud reveals that every minute, online fraudsters steal $35,600 in the US. In UK, one in 10… Read More »Four Tips for Safer Online Banking

Ultrasurf – The Net Nanny Killer

Working as a career network security professional and a parent of three, I always figured that the one thing I would not need to worry… Read More »Ultrasurf – The Net Nanny Killer

Perfect Anonymity: Is It Possible to Achieve It?

Different needs and different threat models lead to misunderstanding between people. Let’s say you want to leave the most anonymous comment possible on some social… Read More »Perfect Anonymity: Is It Possible to Achieve It?

Sunbelt Software Counter Spy

You want to wash that Spyware and Adware out Sunbelt software counter spy Spyware and Adware are not only an ever increasing nuisance for computer… Read More »Sunbelt Software Counter Spy

How to Be a Transcriber Online

Self-improvement, a long way from being a hazardous decision, is most likely one of the most secure. You can simply lose your activity, however no… Read More »How to Be a Transcriber Online

8 Steps to Securing Online Privacy

I’m expecting serious civil liberties and privacy problems under a Trump presidency. I strongly recommend that you take steps to protect yourself – steps I’m… Read More »8 Steps to Securing Online Privacy

Passwords – Protection Strategies and Design

The logic of building strong passwords is something most of us understand. The stronger your password, the tougher it is for someone else to access… Read More »Passwords – Protection Strategies and Design

7 WordPress Security Tips

Most WordPress users think that the chance of getting attacked by a hacker is slim to none. The truth is that it happens more often… Read More »7 WordPress Security Tips