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Cyber Security in the World Around You

The need for cyber security is increasing as the number of devices interconnected by cloud technology grows. Because everyday life is growing more reliant on technology, the likelihood of any one cyber attack having significant and far-reaching consequences is also growing. In 2018, researchers from the University of Kent identified fifty-seven different ways in which […]

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Growing Cloud Computing Utilization in 2019

Although the use of cloud computing has increased fivefold since 2014, only 20% of workloads are run in the public cloud. Because housing workloads in a cloud network provides location-independent access, it’s expected that more companies will migrate to the cloud. Nominet, a cyber security company, reports that 88% of surveyed organizations were either currently […]

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The Potential of Blockchain for IoT

Earlier last month, Zion Market Research estimated that the global blockchain Internet of Things (IoT) market will become a three billion dollar industry by 2025. Worth $32 million (USD) in 2018, the report puts the industry at a 91% growth rate. As an increasing number of businesses invest in IoT to connect and share data, […]

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A Breach in Biometric Security

Security company Suprema recently discovered that its biometric security system is unencrypted and open to the public. This means millions of users’ personal information are easy targets for cyber attacks. Security researchers working with a virtual private networks service company, vpnmentor, analyzed Suprema’s system. They were shocked at the amount of open data that they […]

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Securing the Smart Grid

Today’s modern smart grid connects a variety of distributed energy resource assets to the power grid. This creates a diverse and disparate system, which both individuals and power companies can impact, with enormous benefits. Distributed energy collection assets (such as solar panels) are essential to increase the use of green energy, which helps the environment […]

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GDPR Myths Still Exist a Year Later

It’s been a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, but individuals and businesses still have misconceptions surrounding it. Here are six common myths about the GDPR: The large fines are just a threat. Pre-GDPR, there was a lot of buzz about the extremely heavy fines that could be placed on […]

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9 Cyber Security Tips to Avoid Exposing Your Data

With the amount of personal information you have saved in your electronic devices, browsing unsecured websites and enabling settings can expose you to a cyber attack. Leaders at the Forbes Technology Council recently shared the following tips on what to be aware of and what to change in order to boost your cyber security and […]

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7 Tips for Starting a Career in Cyber Security

A career in cyber security is incredibly rewarding. In addition to helping organizations keep their information safe and helping to make the world a better place, cyber security professionals are also paid very well, typically earning over $100,000 per year. Interested in pursuing a career in cyber security? Here are seven tips to help you […]

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In Case You Missed It: Cyber Security News

Here’s what’s happened at cyber security events this week: Geopolitical issues affecting cyber security International cyber security concerns are affecting place of business for cyber professionals. This is according to a recent poll of more than 200 information security professionals at RSA Conference 2019. Activity in the geopolitical landscape is inevitably intertwined with increased cyber […]

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