Cybersecurity

Take A Look At Why Your Cybersecurity Is So Critical

The Canadian federal government recently rolled out a new cybersecurity plan that upgrades the first iteration that was released way back in 2010. Canada’s newly released cybersecurity plan aims to deliver better protection to the country, particularly its citizens and local businesses, against rapidly growing online security threats. But cybercriminals don’t just initiate attacks on

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Understanding The European Union’s GDPR Policy

The European Union (EU) started enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) last May 25, driven by the goal of fostering a global culture of promoting privacy as a right and not just as a privilege. Global companies are now choosing to adopt a unified GDPR-compliant Terms of Service, instead of implementing a separate GDPR-friendly

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This Is How The EU Exposed Serious Vulnerabilities In Portugal’s Security

European Union (EU) inspectors have identified some serious weaknesses in the security of personal data contained in Portugal’s Schengen Information System (SIS), placing the bureau in a most unfavorable position. The EU inspection team discovered vulnerabilities regarding how SIS secures its personal data database during their routine inspection. SIS is Portugal’s national police database for

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Bank Trojans On The Rise According To Cybersecurity Report

Cybercriminals are now targeting higher value victims than ransomware can ever net them. According to enterprise security provider named Proofpoint in their recently released 2018 Q1 Quarterly Threat Report, banking Trojans have infected more computers than ransomware for the same period last year. Banking Trojans are credential stealing malware that targets online banking depositors using

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Sheffield Credit Union Cyber Attack Affects Thousands of Members

A massive cyber attack at the Sheffield Credit Union has impacted thousands of its members; it’s reported that the attack has led to thousands of members getting their personal data compromised. The Sheffield Credit Union, which offers loans and savings schemes, was reportedly targeted and attacked by hackers in February; the incident came to light

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These 6 Ways Say Improving Your Android’s Security Is A Snap

Mobile security is at the top of every company’s worry list these days. Nearly all workers now routinely access corporate data from smartphones, and that means keeping sensitive information out of the wrong hands is getting harder and harder for most mobile users. And as a huge number of people continue to access data thru

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Common Cryptocurrency Problems and How to Prevent Them

Cryptocurrency are considered to be the same as electronic money. It means that they also have the same problems as classic e-payment systems. The operating principles specific to cryptocurrencies sometimes make the problems more likely to occur, and thus more alarming. Moreover, the same principles are responsible for a certain number of risks unique to

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New Cyber Security Strategies For Government Institutions

The government faces threats from a growing set of sophisticated malicious personalities who seek to exploit cyberspace. It includes espionage, political and ideological interests and financial gain. In one of the report of US Department of Homeland Security dated May 15, 2018, intrusions in one of the federal agency resulted in the compromise of personnel

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Strengthen Your Email Security With These Tips

After his team of computer security researchers from the IT Security Lab of Munster University in Germany discovered a set of vulnerabilities on software PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and S/MIME (Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions), professor Sabastian Schinzel warned the users of those encryption applications to immediately disable and delete them. Schinzel’s research group dubbed the

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Here’s How To Keep Your Routers Protected From Hackers

In light of the current geopolitical strife surrounding Syria, authorities in both the US and the UK have alerted their citizens that Russian hackers are on a campaign to take over routers and network devices in their respective countries. The FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and the UK National Cyber Security Centre have issued a

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