It often seems like digital technology evolves by leaps and bounds on a daily basis. With breakthroughs happening so regularly, today’s digital landscape seems like a wildly different place when you compare it to the norms of just a couple of years ago.Read more
Information security refers to systems of protecting confidential or private data. These days, much of this data is in electronic form, and access control plays a huge role in protecting it. This article will give a brief overview of what access control is, why it’s so important, and why you should be utilizing it as part of your own data security efforts.Read more
For the past few years, there has been a debate regarding the regulation of web encryption among the governments of several countries around the globe. On November 6, the Council of the European Union published a draft resolution on the topic, while back in October, the US joined Canada, India, Japan, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand in urging the industry to allow governments to have “backdoor encryption access”.
Keeping your data fully protected online is a notable achievement — a reward to those who educate themselves about internet security. One of the many useful tools available to businesses and consumers is the SSL VPN. As the name implies, this technology is a mashup of sorts, combining the encryption protocol of SSL with the portal functionality of a VPN.
With the huge number of technological advancements in recent years and the fact that you can do almost anything online these days, it can come as a surprise that we mostly still do elections the old-fashioned way. When it comes to casting a vote, putting pen to paper and counting each ballot by hand is still considered the most reliable method.
For anyone immersed in the world of tech, the advent of quantum computing is an exciting prospect. Quantum computers have the potential to bring about unprecedented innovation across various fields, from pharmaceuticals research to the automobile industry. However, once quantum computing does become more widespread, it’s likely to undermine what we consider to be tried-and-true IT staples, including the encryption protocols we use today.
A few weeks back, we wrote an article about the rise of coronavirus-related cybercrime in 2020. While it was certainly a disturbing account of the myriad ways cybercriminals can take advantage of the unassuming general public, it was by no means an exhaustive list of the cybercrimes that have occurred in recent times. Not by a longshot.