Privacy

Setting Up Authentication on Many Popular Platforms

Setting Up Authentication on Many Popular Platforms

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 21, 2021
  • How To

Many businesses have chosen to take advantage of two-factor authentication for their security needs, but there are far too many that have chosen not to. The methods might vary from organization to organization, but the general principle remains the same. We’re here to share with you how to implement two-factor authentication for three common business accounts: Microsoft, Google, and Apple....

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Best Practices that Often Get Lost

Best Practices that Often Get Lost

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • May 23, 2021
  • How To

Security is unfortunately a major part of any business, and if there isn’t a diligent approach to the implementation of it, you can be left with huge holes in your network. Today, we thought we would discuss some of the best practices you can take to make sure that your organization’s security is in the best possible position to protect...

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Will Google Revolutionize Internet Privacy?

Will Google Revolutionize Internet Privacy?

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • March 26, 2021
  • Security

Your privacy on the Internet matters, even if you don’t think you have anything to hide. Over the last few years, this has become more and more evident as we watch tech giants profit off of understanding the people who use their services. Facebook, Amazon, and Google are among them. Google in particular has made some recent policy changes that...

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Privacy Issues Surrounding Biometric Security

Privacy Issues Surrounding Biometric Security

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • March 22, 2021
  • Security

Humans are social creatures, and as social creatures we create systems that separate us by our differences. IT professionals are known as such because they are experts at understanding and working with computers and information systems, just as Olympic gymnasts are regarded for their ability to compete in gymnastic events. Our differences are our identifiers. In fact, humans put labels...

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What’s Going on With the Internet?

What’s Going on With the Internet?

The Internet was always envisioned to be a network capable of sharing information across the globe—hence, the term “world wide web.” However, many online services are currently at odds with governing bodies, many business tactics and decisions impacted or even prohibited as a result. Let’s examine some of these tactics, and how the Internet has been impacted. (more…)

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Protecting Private Data Should Be a Priority

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • October 30, 2020
  • Business

Data privacy is a huge issue right now, and with so many organizations possessing individual information, the issue isn’t going to be going away. Some of the biggest and most reputable organizations in business today have been breached in the past several years and it has put a new onus on individual data protection. Let's take a look at individual...

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Hackers are Using COVID-19 As an Opportunity

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • September 28, 2020
  • Security

In true form, cyberattacks have trended upward during the COVID-19 pandemic. With so many people working from home, it’s not much of a surprise that some of the most popular hacking tactics are being used, using the worldwide pandemic as bait. Today, we identify some of these threats. Businesses Relying on Unsecured Remote Desktops We briefly touched on this in...

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What Data Privacy will Look Like in the Future

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • September 18, 2020
  • Security

I want you to step out of your role as a business owner for a moment and see yourself once again as the average consumer. How concerned are you that so many businesses have collected and are now storing your personal data, and that you have no control over its privacy? If you feel at all uneasy, you’re not alone…...

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This Year’s CES Was All About Surveillance Technology

Held from Sunday, January 5 to Friday, January 10, 2020, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. This event is an annual opportunity for startups and major companies alike to showcase their newest consumer-focused products. However, this year’s show has many security experts expressing sincere and legitimate concerns. These concerns primarily come from the prevalence of...

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How a Firewall Helps Protect Your Systems

As the data that you store on your business’ computers is valuable, it is inherently a desirable target to cybercriminals and scammers alike. This means that it is in your best interest to have comprehensive protections in place to protect this data from their activities. Let’s go over exactly what a firewall is, and how they make up a critical...

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