Ethical hacking: current trends, growth and opportunities

Ethical Hacking

Unauthorized hacking is a crime in most countries. To counter it, owners of web based applications and systems employ trained professionals to test the vulnerability of their systems through various penetration techniques. This is what ethical hacking is all about. EC-Council offers the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Training Course to enable information security professionals to …

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How GPS vehicle tracking is helping the logistics industry evolve

How GPS vehicle tracking is helping the logistics industry evolve

Vehicle tracking is one of the most cutting edge advancements in the logistics industry. For many drivers on the road, vehicle tracking only extends as far as GPS – your TomTom or your smartphone telling you how to get from A to B without having to break out the A to Z. However, anyone working …

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5 ways through which hidden surveillance can benefit your business

hidden surveillance

There is importance in getting your place of work under surveillance. In this day and age, technology has made it possible to not only record and save but also live stream what is happening in the place of work. There are benefits to having the place of work under surveillance not only through the regular …

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Netflix has launched its services to well over 130 new countries

netflix new 130 regions

Netflix launched its video streaming service to to well over 130 new countries, expanding its services globally and being available to 190 countries in HD. Netflix has managed to become the talk of the town, after the recent launch of its services to more than 130 new countries worldwide. Of course, we all know Netflix …

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Schools in UK Advised to Monitor Students’ Access to the Web

Nicky Morgan UK spying schools

The recent incidents revealing breaches in security and problems at schools regarding radicalization, the UK is about to start monitoring students’ access to the web. As it has been revealed, schools in the United Kingdom have been advised to closely monitor the access of students on the web. In this way, the experts are making …

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What 2015 Biggest Hacks Taught us about Cyber Security

Biggest Hacks in 2015 and What They Have Taught Us

A lot has been said about the overall security of the Internet, especially with the increasing number of mind boggling hacks completed within the year 2015 alone. In fact, a significant rise has been noticed over the years, as far as the number and sophistication of such hacks is concerned. If you take a look …

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6 Guys Plead Guilty to Operate a Global $100 Million Software Piracy Ring

6 Guys Plead Guilty to Operate a Global $100 Million Software Piracy Ring

If you purchased an inexplicably cheap copy of Microsoft Office or Photoshop within the past few years, even from a website as trustworthy as Amazon or Overstock.com, you might be an unaware consumer out of the $100 million world piracy ring – one that has finally ended with guilty petitions from 6 men across belonging …

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The Importance of Getting Your Staff up to Date with Latest I.T Security

The Importance of Getting Your Staff up to Date with the Latest I.T Security

Believe it or not, your staff are the biggest risk to your data security. It doesn’t matter how big or how small your business is, the weakest link in any security system is always the intended user – the person with all the passwords is the person with the power to let people in, however …

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Protecting sensitive data through encryption and other means

Data Security system Shield Protection Verification

One of the most common ways of sensitive data when transferring digitally is to make use of encryption. Commonly used encryption methods include symmetrical keys, asymmetrical keys and hybrid keys. Cryptography that employs symmetric keys often uses the same key for decrypting and encrypting data. In order for encryption and decryption to remain secure, it …

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Adobe Flash hit by zero-day vulnerability again – Just Hit Delete

Russian Hackers ATP28 Use Zero-Days Vulnerabaility to Hack Diplomatic Targets in the US

Hackers are manipulating a previously unidentified vulnerability patched in Adobe’s Flash Player. Due to the vulnerability (which was said to be patched in past) attackers can secretly install malware on consumers’ systems, security experts warned on Tuesday. Hacks used to take complete control on consumers’ systems when they surf booby-trapped websites. The weakness had been previously …

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