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Are Your Children Safe Online?

Are Your Children Safe Online?

Password education should be age-appropriate: here's how Our set of best practice principles should help adults to teach the principles to children in an age-appropriate way. Shutterstock Karen Renaud, Rhodes University and Suzanne Prior, Abertay University Children...

The Ultimate Online Privacy Guide

The Ultimate Online Privacy Guide

  Introduction Edward Snowden's NSA spying revelations highlighted just how much we have sacrificed to the gods of technology and convenience something we used to take for granted, and once considered a basic human right – our privacy. It is just not just the NSA....

The Critical Importance of Documented Risk Assessment

The Critical Importance of Documented Risk Assessment

In April of 1912, Captain E.J. Smith said, “Never in all history have we harnessed such formidable technology. Every scientific advancement known to man has been incorporated into its design. The operational controls are sound and foolproof!” This quote went on to...

What is SSL Encryption?

What is SSL Encryption?

In this article, we take a look at what SSL certificates are and some of the benefits that come with them. What is an SSL Certificate? Simply put, an SSL Certificate allows for data to be transferred between the user and the server in an encrypted manner. This means...

Russian Gang Amasses Over a Billion Internet Passwords – NYTimes.com

Russian Gang Amasses Over a Billion Internet Passwords – NYTimes.com

The New York Times reported this morning that a Russian gang has managed to steal 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, and over 500 million email addresses, from vulnerable websites. The records, discovered by Hold Security, a firm in Milwaukee, include confidential...

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