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Cyber Security Controls That Actually Make You More Efficient

Toby Nwazor | Posted 09.09.2016 | Technology
Toby Nwazor

Credit The need for cyber security controls has not been as important as it is now. This is due to the constant cases of cyber-attacks and cyber-crim...

Young & Entrepreneurial: How to Scale an Anti-Virus Security Startup Into s Million Dollar Company in College

David Ongchoco | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
David Ongchoco

For most entrepreneurs, the Internet and technology allows them to solve problems they come across. However, for some entrepreneurs like Marcin Kleczynski, the Internet and technology becomes the source of the problem one decides to take on.

The Scary Truth About Computer Viruses and Malware

Michael Gregg | Posted 06.27.2015 | Technology
Michael Gregg

For now, consumers are largely on their own when it comes to stopping cybercriminals. You can't rely on over-the-counter antivirus to stop any of the advanced persistent threats and malware that are becoming so commonplace today.

How Many of These Security Mistakes Are you Making?

Jeff Fox | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Jeff Fox

A lot of what passes for common sense about this subject is just plain wrong -- and often risky. Here's a list of some mistaken beliefs that can get you ripped off or hacked, or your computer infected with something nasty.

It's Time for a Resolution Revolution: Keeping Them!

Michael L. Berman | Posted 03.01.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Ah, the new year! It's time for all of us to reflect on the past and resolve to do better in the future. Time for us to make a list, check it (at least) twice and then conveniently forget about it.

How the Internet of Things Can Go Very Wrong

Robert Siciliano | Posted 01.25.2015 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

The Internet--one of history's greatest inventions--is also one of history's greatest platforms for crime. Here are ways things can go very wrong with the Internet of Things.

Botnets Here, Botnets There, Botnets EVERYWHERE

Robert Siciliano | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
Robert Siciliano

What are these "botnets" you keep hearing about? Botnets (think roBOT + NETwork--gets you "BOTNET") are a network of secretly compromised, run-of-the-mill home and office computers that have malicious software--controlled by a solitary hacker or cybercrime ring.

Best Way to Destroy a Computer Virus

Robert Siciliano | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

You can outwit cybercriminals. You just have to be a little smarter than they are and never think, "It can't happen to MY computer." There's nothing special about your computer that makes it intrinsically immune to cyber threats.

Even Savvy Shoppers Can Get Scammed -- Tips for the Holiday Shopping Season

David Gorodyansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Gorodyansky

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Well, it's supposed to be, but as holiday shopping amps up online, so does the threat of identity theft.