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10+ Tips on How to Boost Website Security This 2020

Sometimes the best methods to tackle any tasks are the simplest ones. You know that you need to keep your website safe from the bad guys, but once you venture down the rabbit hole of website vulnerabilities, you will be faced with complex concepts and convoluted solutions. Still, there are basic best practices to follow for improving your website’s security. Here are eight essential things that you can do to safeguard your website right now: 1. Update Your Software Regularly It [...]


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Antivirus Software: Do You Still Need it This 2020?

The days of computers and laptops being viewed as a box where viruses breed are long gone. Computer makers are now pre-installing antivirus software in their new units where buyers need to buy a subscription to enjoy the full service. And this is how they make more money from their customers. But buyers should rather look at the brighter side of this selling strategy. In this modern world, cyberthreats are becoming scarier and it’s no longer just viruses that we [...]


Common Cyber Security Threats that Small Businesses Experience

Now that we are forced to stay in and practice social distancing during this current pandemic, more and more small business owners start their online shop or a remote workspace. As small businesses move to online platforms increase, the number of risks also increases. Like large enterprises, small businesses are at risk online. In fact, small business owners are often the target of hackers. Cybercriminals are aware that small businesses don’t invest resources to protect their data. When your business becomes [...]


The Roles of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

One of the most practical uses of AI is cybersecurity. According to Norton, the worldwide cost to recover from an average data breach is 3.86 million US dollars. Research also shows that it takes 196 days to recover from a security breach. Business owners are taking extra precautions to avoid this financial and time sinkhole by using AI. We are going to take a look at how artificial intelligence can help developers improve the security of their website against [...]


Web Security: How It Affects SEO And How To Increase It

Numerous factors influence SEO, and one of them is likely to be missed when optimizing your website. The way people use the internet has evolved. Website protection is something you need to take seriously as a digital marketer. This is because online security (or lack of ) can have a direct impact on your SEO rankings. If you have mastered a website’s technical SEO and are now looking to move into the security aspect of that domain, you know that doing [...]


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6 Ways You Can Fight Malicious Apps in Your Mobile Devices

Android is a significant platform for mobile operators, which boasts of more than a billion users globally and a market share of about 80%. However, the platform is a target for malware schemers who are constantly infringing on the security of Android devices. It is necessary for users to know how to identify malware in Android and learn the best techniques to protect their devices. But first things first: Types of Mobile Malware? Here are some of the types of mobile malware that [...]


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6 Ways You Can Be Hacked and How to Fight The Attacks

These days, most of our important transactions happen over the internet including our banking and payments. While an increasingly connected world makes our lives easier, it also poses great risks as we expose our personal data to cybercriminals or hackers. Modern hackers have devised numerous ways to steal important data from our very own computers or mobile devices. And even if we are on the most notorious antivirus, these hackers still find a way to get to us and steal [...]


7 Cybersecurity Trends and Threats to Expect in 2020

Cybersecurity is a fast-evolving game of wits where hackers and defenders continue to outmaneuver one another. Staying up to date with the latest trends in cybersecurity is not only beneficial; it’s imperative for everyone involved. Large-scale data breaches always make it to the headlines – like this year’s Facebook, Toyota, Microsoft, and American Medical Collection Agency attacks. But the attacks are becoming less discriminatory – with hackers targeting more small businesses and consumers directly. This year saw a 50% jump [...]


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Scanning Web Cookies – Kaspersky on Keeping You 100% Secured

You see them every time you open websites – pop ups asking you to allow cookies on your web browser. But what are cookies? Why do you need to accept web cookies? Why do experts have warnings against letting cookies in your browser? A cookie is a text file that a Web site can install on your computer. Cookies enable a Web site to tailor pages presented to you by storing information about you in the cookie text file. The [...]