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Coronavirus & Cyber-Crimes

Coronavirus – A clickbait for Hackers

On one side the world is dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic while on the other side cybercriminals are taking this as an opportunity to launch their ‘virus’. Cybercriminals are targeting Healthcare offices with ‘phishing emails’ claiming to offer ‘Coronavirus awareness’. The staff of the healthcare department are receiving emails that are pretending to raise awareness about Coronavirus pandemic.  Many of the emails enclose the subject “ALL STAFF: CORONA VIRUS AWARENESS” – tells employees that “the institution…

Importance of strong Passwords

Can Passwords Protect Your Data?

A password is a key or a string of characters that is kept as a secret and is used as an authentication medium to identify the owner/user of account the give access to the relevant resources. Passwords have been around for so many years and with an introduction to the internet, the popularity of passwords…

Cyber-Security Predictions

Cyber-Security Predictions for 2020

The Internet has become a common solution to most problems of the modern world; from payments to a bank transfer, communication through messages, emails or any other online resources, from shopping to studying, the internet has touched many aspects of life. From observations of past few years, with the increasing numbers of data networks, digital…

Best employee training for cyber security

Employees & Cyber Security

The argument for educating employees on cybersecurity is a simple one: if employees don’t know how to recognize a security threat, how can they be expected to avoid it, report it or remove it? They can’t. Employees & Cyber-Security have a complicated history. Employees are the first line of defence in Cyber Security & Information…

Critical Elements of an Incident Response Plan

The incident response plan is an organized approach to manage and address the aftermath of a cyber incident. The main objective of developing the incident response plan is to minimize the damages done to the data & IT infrastructure. Data breaches & security incidents will strike your business regardless of the size of your enterprise…

Mobile Devices – Secure them now!

Viruses, malware, phishing — by now, these are familiar terms. Many of us think of these and other cyber threats as risks only to desktop and laptop computers, but cybercriminals increasingly target mobile devices. Mobile devices are extremely vulnerable because more of the personal data is stored on these devices. A key reason why these devices…

OWASP Top 10 – The Unsung Rescuer  

Technology in the current scenario is ever advancing. Every new day brings about new developments in this vibrant and turbulent tech industry. To sail through and develop successfully, an unbiased, genuine and easy-to-access source of information is needed. OWASP aims to educate developers, designers and business owners about the most common application security vulnerabilities that are…

Data Breaches – Cyberspace Warfare 

Every battle in history has been known for its tactical approach, attacks & sacrifices. No two battles in history have been alike. The warfare in the cyberspace has followed the same modus operandi. Data Breaches can be termed as the modern-day, digital invasions that have led to the loss of information, trust & reputation of…

DoS Attacks – Unruly weapon of Cyber Warfare

DoS attacks have been one of the most prominent attacks in the arsenal of cyber-attacks and unethical hacking. These attacks are becoming more potent and dangerous with the constantly evolving misuse of technology.   A Denial-of-Service or DoS attack occurs when legitimate users from accessing specific computer systems or devices, hampers the communication between these users and…

Cyber Crimes – An Alarming Reality

Cyber Crimes have no silver bullet solution. A layered defence is the only viable defence.   Technology in the past few decades has become an increasingly integral aspect of all the activities that take place at home or workplace. As the development in technology is progressing, the crime rates are also on the rise. From emails to financial transactions,…

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