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X.509 certificates help secure the identity, privacy, and communication between two endpoints, but remember that these digital certificates have built-in expiration.
With the use of automated facial recognition (AFR) becoming increasingly common, the UK Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles has called on government ministers to inst
The Tide Foundation has released a security mechanism for encryption that the non-profit organisation claims makes passwords 140,000 times more difficult to crack.
Microsoft is working on enhancing the notification system for quarantined malware or phishing messages for admins in all Microsoft 365 environments, with the new fea
The UK wants investment in a cyber security capacity building, and emphasised the importance of respecting international law as it applies to digital, at a newly con
The private firm that monitors the whole King’s Cross area, has confirmed that it is no longer using facial recognition cameras, we are glad to say.
Organisations need to be cautious when it comes to the security implications of moving to 5G. 5G technology is bringing in an entirely new set of standards for globa
The option for Ransomware Protection is disabled by default even though it is available as a native option since the release of Windows 10 version 1709.
There is no shortage of data breaches and vulnerabilities that have very real financial and reputational consequences for businesses.
A demilitarized zone (DMZ) refers to a host or network that acts as a secure and intermediate network or path between an organisation's internal network and the outi
A dictionary attack is a brute-force hacking method used to break into a password-protected computer or server by systematically entering every word in a dictionary
Like actual fishing, it’s no fun to be on the end of the hook. Phishing is defined as the fraudulent use of electronic communications to deceive and take advantage o
Which of the following antennas is commonly used in communications for a frequency band of 10 MHz to VHF and UHF?
Tim is planning to terminate an employee this afternoon for fraud and expects that the meeting will be somewhat hostile. He is coordinating the meeting with Human Re
Paul works for a data centre hosting facility that provides physical data center space for individuals and organisations. Until recently, each client was given a mag