Category: Security

What is Network Security Threats?

• Computer Security means to protect information. It deals with prevention and detection of unauthorized actions by users of a computer. • In simple words security is defined as “Protecting information system from unintended access” • Security of information system refers to protecting all

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What is Firewall?

A firewall is a device installed between the internet network of an organization and the rest of Internet. When a computer is connected to Internet, it can create many problems for corporate companies. Most companies put a large amount of confidential information online.

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10 reasons why I avoid social networking services

I have a confession to make. I don’t do social networking. That’s not that unusual for someone my age. Just 8% of all Facebook users fall into my age group. Nonetheless, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project,

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iTwin adds SecureBox encryption to Dropbox

In March 2012, I wrote about iTwin, which sells a gadget of the same name that makes it child’s play to create an encrypted file transfer tunnel between two computers over the Internet. TechRepublic reader danbi rightly pointed out that the

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Top five mobile application vulnerabilities

Mobile devices are the subject of many security discussions, but it’s often mobile applications that serve as attack vectors. Bad data storage practices, malware, sideloading and lack of encryption all contribute to mobile application vulnerabilities. It’s important for users to

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