Blockchain is a list of records that are growing and which are connected or linked using a technology called cryptography. It is basically a design of an open ledger which is used to record the transactions between two parties in an efficient and permanent manner. The technology of blockchain has evolved over these years but it has maintained its position in the market as it still offers much more than the other technologies available in the market (Abrams & Agarwal, 2016). Following are some of the recent developments of blockchain that will leave you amazed. [Read more…]
In today’s digital and progressive world where everything is available online and everybody feels compulsory to have accounts on social websites then the risk of violation of online privacy increases. The following are some of the tips that should be followed by everyone in order to improve online privacy (Naughton, 2015; Perekalin, 2019). [Read more…]
The Internet of Things brings both magical opportunities and devastating vulnerabilities.
The basic idea of IoT, internet of things, is taking all the things in the world and uniting them to the internet. As we know, that by connecting a device to the internet; you give it the ability to send data and receive data. For example, connecting our smart phones to the internet lets us view the weather and read the news, of all around the world. (McClelland, C. 2017)
Likewise, an example of IoT helping the world would be that farmers can remotely get a report about the soil moisture of their farm. Such can help them in judging when they need to water their crops. (McClelland, C. 2017)
It’s all sun and shine till we get to the part that connecting anything to the internet makes it more vulnerable to hackers and automated hacking attempts. [Read more…]
Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity is slowly becoming one with each other. Without the latter, the former isn’t feasible.
A simple way to describe Cloud computing is that it’s the delivery of on-demand computing services through the means of internet, basically using someone elses computing power. It is used to deliver the processing power needed to run applications, storage of files or processing requests. Generally, to a person that needs those services, but lack the required infrastructure. It was storage that Cloud computing was initially famous for. (Rossi, B. 2017)
Now, let us see some trends that are quickly changing in Cloud Computing and Cyber Security. [Read more…]
Artificial intelligence has brought about a revolution in the Information Technology industry.
Websites are an excellent way to market your presence in the world. Countless businesses from all industries are opting for websites to market. It is no wonder since the growth of the internet; websites are one of the safest options to reach your desired audience.
One of the essential aspects that bring a website to life (also keeps it alive) is the service that hosts your site. In simple terms, web hosting is the service that provides the infrastructure necessary to bring your website to life. A web host is a provider of that. (NORONHA, 2017)
Artificial intelligence (AI) is alleviating many industries to work more efficiently, and web hosting is poised to benefit the most due to it. (McAllister, 2017)
Then the question arises “how can AI help in web hosting services?” Let us look at some of the ways AI helps to solve various web hosting issues. [Read more…]
In this digital era, working within larger groups has become easier, efficient and more productive, especially if you compare it to groupware software of the previous decennium. It is very common for employees to use collaboration tools to encourage and support the communication between employees and specific (internal and external) team members. These tools have allowed people to work together online to achieve a goal but at the same time, to get the work done, employees do create an unintentional risk to data security. [Read more…]
Incidents like data leakage and security breach seem to occur quite frequently in this age of digitalism. According to a recent study conducted by British government, well-establish banks and large organizations are not the only frequent targets of security breaches. (Magee, 2018) Almost all businesses, from small to large are prone to security threats. Fortunately, there are many effective ways to respond to all such security issues. Let’s have a look at top most recommended solutions for this digital problem: [Read more…]
In this digital age, passwords are just like valued currency and should be set with great care to prevent an unauthorized access to confidential data. This new world is digitally connected and allows an easy transfer of data from one network to another. Where this advancement has made our lives quicker and easier, it has also increased the risk of data leakage.
To protect the sensitive information contained by online accounts, passwords are set. But the problem is that hackers are efficient enough to crack the passwords and obtain desired information. To prevent this activity, the only solution is to strengthen the password security so nobody will be able to break the lock. [Read more…]
“Antivirus” programs are designed to prevent viruses, malware and corrupt files from harming our computer system and data. That is the common perception attached with the concept of installing antivirus programs in our computers and laptops. Nowadays the term antivirus isn’t used as often as before, we call it “Security software” or “Internet Security”. [Read more…]
Cryptocurrency – it came, it saw, it conquered; and now it is facing a foreign invasion. Its defences were breached by hackers who managed to get away with 153,000 ethers, which are $32 million in current exchange rate. Parity Technologies faced this security hack in their multi-signature wallet software while normal wallets are safe as yet. Before this, CoinDash had to cancel their ICO after facing a $10 million hack. (Wilmoth, 2017) [Read more…]