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cybersecurity

These industries are most vulnerable to cyber attacks

Nobody is immune to cyber attacks. From clothing stores to insurance providers, any company is a potential victim. Cybercriminals don’t discriminate on who to hit, as long as they can profit from it. However, data has shown certain industries are more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Here are four examples. 1. Healthcare Several large-scale cyber threats […]

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identity theft

Here are all the terrible things a criminal can do with your Social Security number

Identity theft is a serious problem in the US. In 2017 alone, more than 16.7 million people were affected. Most of the time, criminals steal your identity by having access to your Social Security number. What’s worse: you might not even realize what’s happening until it’s too late. There are several ways hackers can get […]

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Password security

3 common password security myths exposed

From social media to office emails, people use passwords on almost all facets of internet communication. Why, then, do they still create passwords that would take a hacker only a few seconds or minutes to crack? Most likely, it is because of the misconceptions surrounding password security. Users still believe certain things when it comes […]

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Cybersecurity automation

5 areas where cybersecurity automation should be implemented

Cyber attacks are increasing in sophistication. In order to catch up and level the playing field, vendors have started integrating cybersecurity automation into their products, which explains why it’s become a growing trend in the last couple of years. But are they using automation the right way? For maximum effectiveness, cybersecurity providers must implement automation […]

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Avoid hackers online shopping

10 essential tips to avoid getting hacked when shopping online

We all shop online. It’s convenient, it’s easy, and for the most part, it’s hassle-free. However, hackers are ever present, and online shoppers are an easy target when looking to steal credit card numbers and passwords. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to secure your online devices: Buy from real online addresses Sites […]

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