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Ransomware attacks, why experts believe it will get worse

Ransomware has become the most chronic and common threat to digital networks. At a time when 41% of all cybersecurity insurance claims flow from ransomware attacks, it’s no surprise that ransomware is top of mind for leading security experts, government officials, and law enforcement leaders. Mark Weatherford, chief strategy officer and board member of the …

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The US, 6 Other Countries in new call for backdoor encryption access

On the 13th October 2020, the US Division of Justice signed on to a new worldwide assertion warning of the hazards of encryption and calling for an industry-wide effort to allow law enforcement agencies to access encrypted information as soon as a warrant has been obtained. The US was joined in the effort by the …

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Data Security, It’s role in Network Security

Data Security describes all the processes involved in keeping accounts, databases, and files connected to a network safe by adopting a group of controls, applications, and techniques that identify the relative importance of various datasets, their sensitivity, regulatory compliance requirements then applying appropriate protections to secure those resources. Data security also refers to the method …

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Physical Security, It’s role in Network Security

The primary degree of security in any computer network is physical security. It plays an essential capacity in securing valuable data and information. Physical security includes the protection of personnel, hardware, software, and data from physical actions and events that could cause serious loss or damage to an enterprise, agency, or establishment.Physical security likewise centers …

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NATIONAL IT PROFESSIONALS DAY

Started by SolarWinds in 2015. Held annually on the third Tuesday in September. National IT Professionals Day celebrates the information technology experts who keep the wheels of business turning. It is an all-encompassing holiday honoring all IT Professionals, no matter their discipline. Examples of those honored include network engineers, database administrators, system administrators, developers, IT …

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Google launches Kids Space, a hub for child-friendly apps and videos on tablets.

The search giant Google, on Monday, unveiled a new kids mode on selected Android tablets that features apps, books, and videos for your children to explore, learn and have fun as they stay home. Google Kids Space will be available globally on certain Lenovo tablets first, including the new Lenovo Smart Tab M10 HD Gen …

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CLOUDFLARE DNS 1.1.1.1

The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the foundations of the internet. It is the phonebook of the internet. It converts human-readable domain names like www.hooptelecoms.com into Internet Protocol addresses like 173.194.39.78. At its most basic, DNS is a directory of names that match with numbers. The numbers, in this case, are IP addresses, …

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High-profile Twitter accounts hacked in cryptocurrency scam

In excess of twelve prominent Twitter accounts were hacked on Wednesday, including Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Joe Biden, and showed tweets telling followers to send bitcoin to a specific address. Elon Musk was the principal prominent account to be hacked, posting a tweet early Wednesday afternoon promising to twofold …

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