Tag: security

Hacking and Data Breaches: The Businesses of Stealing Information

Hacking and Data Breaches: The Businesses of Stealing Information

March 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

As hackers become increasingly sophisticated, technology struggles to keep up with the security necessary for our private information. This infographic from CNI displays some staggering numbers from the past 9 years of records as kept by the ID Theft Center, how hackers make money off of what they steal, as well as what you can do to prevent your data from being stolen.

Masters of Deception: 9 Ultimate Hackers

Masters of Deception: 9 Ultimate Hackers

January 30, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You should not be very comfortable giving away your Wifi password to anyone just like that. Who knows who they are? Here, an infographic by SimpliSafe Burglar Alarm Systems on the dangers of hackers.

How to Disappear Online

How to Disappear Online

January 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You have too much spam in your email and how great would be your life if you can get rid of them. This infographic from Who Is Hosting This.com will teach you how to do that and even how to disappear completely online.

Enterprise Software Security: Where’s the Risk?

Enterprise Software Security: Where’s the Risk?

December 23, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Businesses run on software, that’s a fact. But how secure is the software they are using? Check out the infographic below presented by Veracode to learn more about enterprise software security and how safe or unsafe it is.

How to Avoid Getting Caught Up in PRISM

How to Avoid Getting Caught Up in PRISM

September 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

What you ignore as irrelevant or innocent criticism may be “flagged” by the NSA, and they may start “profiling” you! You should be very paranoid when using Google, Skype or your iPhone. Learn more in this infographic.

Password Pop Quiz

Password Pop Quiz

September 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Hackers have proven time and again that having a lengthy, strong password made of random characters is critical to personal and business security. With Google’s recent release of the 10 worst password ideas, we can plainly see that consumers still cling to terrible password creation habits such as using pet names and wedding anniversary dates. One way to help keep your family or business users safe online is through creating strong passwords or by using a password management tool.

6 Travel Issues That Could Ruin Your Trip

6 Travel Issues That Could Ruin Your Trip

August 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Are you going on a trip soon? To avoid having a bad travel experience, there are certain travel security and web access issues you should be aware of and prepare for. The following infographic highlights 6 travel security and web access issues that could ruin your trip.

Cloud Web and Email Security

Cloud Web and Email Security

July 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from Symantec discusses web and email security and the options available. You can choose between an on premises solutions or a cloud solution. It discusses how cloud-based security works, the merits and flexibility and cost of ownership as well as some cautions.

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

April 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Probably the best way to protect an eBook is by using a secure DRM system like Adobe Content Server 4 or a much more affordable option like EditionGuard. These systems can make it more difficult for pirates to take advantage if eBooks and the additional security may just cause them to turn their attention to other eBooks that do not have the same level of protection. DRM systems aren’t impossible to defeat but sometimes simply making it harder for “pirates” is enough deterrent.

2012 Web Security Year in Review

2012 Web Security Year in Review

April 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from the folks at Symantec gives a rundown of some of the main cyber security threats that occurred throughout 2012.

5 Mistakes That Open the Door to Compromise From Hackers

5 Mistakes That Open the Door to Compromise From Hackers

April 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Most people who have ever had to deal with a hacker know that it is not a fun scenario. The experts at Symantec reveal just how people and even businesses leave their computers open to compromise from hackers in the following infographic entitled, “Top 5 Mistakes – Ways People Leave Themselves Open To Compromise From Hackers.”

Web Application Vulnerability Statistics of 2012

Web Application Vulnerability Statistics of 2012

February 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

With years of experience and valuable insights of iViZ Security’s cloud based application security testing, the prevailing website vulnerability trends are discovered. The study is based on original research on more than 5000 tests covering 300+ customers distributed globally.

Private Security Firms: Elite as Law Enforcement

Private Security Firms: Elite as Law Enforcement

February 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Why do so many transitioning veterans look for a career in private security? First, many military transitioning veterans desire a career where they can grow professionally within a dynamic and international organization. In the security industry, this means a private security firm where they can travel the world protecting at-risk clients, not remain in the same city at the same police department for the next twenty years.

8 Surprisingly Dangerous Items You Keep in Your Wallet

8 Surprisingly Dangerous Items You Keep in Your Wallet

January 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Since a lot more people seem to be aware of cyber threats to identity theft, Shoeboxed decided to focus this infographic on how certain paper – even paper you keep in your wallet, which is very easy to lose – can be an even larger threat.