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  • Thwarting the Man-in-the-Middle

    Cybercafes and libraries are perfect places to surf the Internet in a relaxed atmosphere. Unfortunately, they are also the perfect place for something else: man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks. An MITM Attack Is Like a Game: But They’re Playing with Your Information An MITM attack is just like the childhood game of…


  • The Best Customer Experience is Securing Customer Data

    Customer Experience Secured Data

    As the number of customer service kiosks, self-service portals, and customer contact channels increases, the higher the risk of personal information being exposed or falling into the wrong hands. Information security is an important customer concern and having proper data security best practices is key in delivering an exceptional customer…


  • Google Project Zero, The White Hat Security Team Making the Internet Secure

    SSL Security Shield

    Google has always invested in Internet security; however, recently it appears that helping create a safer web is their top priority. In addition to switching to always-on SSL by default for Google Search, Gmail, and Google Drive, they have paid “bug bounties” or rewards for individuals who report security flaws in their…


  • More Than Just a Padlock, SSL Is Life Secured

    Which SSL Certificate

    Transport Layer Security (TLS), popularly known as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), is the most popular standard for encryption and security online today. SSL is most known for the https:// that is displayed when a certificate is being used to secure website connections; but there’s much more to SSL than just…


  • Creating Strong Password Policy Best Practices

    Strong Password Policy

    With more of our private communication, financial transactions, and health care information being stored online, the accessibility of this information to users comes with serious security risks. A strong password policy is the front line of defense to confidential user information. Administrators today play a more critical role than ever…