Social Engineering- “Human Hacking”

Social Engineering- “Human Hacking”

What is Social Engineering? “Human hacking” or social engineering, in the context of information security, is the psychological manipulation of people in order to gain access to confidential information and systems. When it comes to information security we think of...
How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

Whether you’re working at an accounting firm, doctors’ office, or other professional service firm, managing a business can often be stressful. Not only are there many things you should be aware of, such as whenever your customers or patients need...
Ransomware is on the Rise

Ransomware is on the Rise

We first touched on ransomware back in 2013 discussing a variant called CryptoLocker. First seen in 1989, ransomware is a form of malware that restricts access to the infected computer until a ransom is paid to the malware operator. Certain variants of ransomware,...

5 Things About Encryption You Should Know

When you hear the word encryption, you might think it’s just another technical buzzword with an ambiguous meaning that no one really understands. In reality, encryption has a long history dating all the way back to ancient Greece. 1. A Short History of...

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