Information Security

Top 3 Cyber Security New Year Resolutions

It’s that time of the year again – New Year Resolutions are being made as we speak! Come Monday, gyms will be full, alcohol and cigarette sales would dip, and pastry shops would be empty. In case you are making your new year’s resolutions, consider

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Hidden Privacy Settings of Facebook that You Must Know

When you think about privacy, probably the last name that comes to your mind is Facebook. Facebook has been oft-criticized for having very confusing privacy settings. This results in most users not having the right settings and thereby losing their private data. Recently, Facebook has

No, You Won’t Get HTTPS Security

When you are dealing online, you expect a few basic security features from the website. Many of them provide exceptional security, whereas other don’t. But occasionally, you come across few which won’t even provide HTTPS to secure your communication. Even in this day and age,

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Information Security has to be Prioritized, Now!

Businesses, governments, and individuals are realizing the importance of information security. Yet, organizations are still non-committal toward spending for and implementing appropriate security controls. The biggest question they have is – “Why should we do this and why now”? Each organization’s unique operating environment creates its

Facing the Insider Threat Challenge – and Winning!

When considering information security threats to an organization, the first thought goes to external threat agents. Organizations spend a fortune on protecting their boundaries, yet fail to safeguard themselves from a bigger threat agent – the insider! The 2013 incident wherein Edward Snowden leaked confidential

How to Protect Your Online Identity – Part 1

Who here doesn’t have a Facebook or Twitter account? Obviously, everyone! We strive to have a vibrant online presence and as such, end up sharing a lot of personal information with strangers – yes, most of your “friend” list is full of strangers! With so

Top 5 Reasons Why Organization’s IT Security Programs Fail

In today’s business environment, no organization can survive without having a formal information security program. Competitive nature of markets requires companies to protect their business plans and strategies. At the same time, there is a manifold increase in targeted attacks against organizations – both by