COMPUTER SECURITY

Why Human Error is Your Biggest Cyber Security Vulnerability

It happens every single day—people open emails from unknown senders, click on mysterious links out of curiosity, and even print out sensitive information and leave it sitting on the printer. These actions certainly aren’t uncommon. But when they occur at your company, it’s a major problem for your business’s cyber security. In this day and …

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What is Computer Forensics?

Computer forensics is the application of investigation and analysis techniques to gather and preserve evidence from a particular computing device in a way that is suitable for presentation in a court of law. The goal of computer forensics is to perform a structured investigation while maintaining a documented chain of evidence to find out exactly …

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Cybercrime in Uganda

When it comes to Ugandans, there is a general feeling that Internet crime is an advanced type of crime that has not yet infiltrated the country. The happy-go-lucky nature of the Internet in which anybody publishes anything at any time poses a serious security threat for any nation.

Cloud Penetration Testing

Cloud is the preferred solution for data storage, infrastructure and services on demand today. Penetration testers and ethical hackers are increasingly being called upon to evaluate the security of cloud-based applications, services, and infrastructures. Such work is fraught with political and technical complexity. Penetration testing, the practice of testing a computer system, network, or hosted application to discover vulnerabilities that may …

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What is Data Security

Data security refers to protective digital privacy measures that are applied to prevent unauthorized access to computers, databases and websites. Data security also protects data from corruption. Data security is an essential aspect of IT for organizations of every size and type. 5 Ways to Enhance Data Security Limit Data Access Most of the organizations give …

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Why is Computer Forensics Important to your Organization?

In today’s fast paced world, organizations have to rely more and more heavily on technology to remain competitive. Customers have come to expect organizations to have an online presence with professional looking websites, be able to respond quickly to online enquiries, have online chat functionality and have the ability to order online. Technology has become …

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What is Cyberbullying?

Cyber-bullying is the use of cell phones, instant messaging, e-mail, chat rooms or social networking  sites such as Facebook and twitter to harass, threaten or intimidate someone. Cyber-bullying is often done by young people, who have increasingly early access to these technologies. The problem is compounded by the fact that a bully can hide behind a pseudonymous user name, …

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Protecting your Business from Cyber extortion

In the shadowy world of security threats and bad actors, cyber extortion is a growing trend. Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the vulnerability of intellectual property, threatening to release potentially embarrassing information publicly and encrypting data to render it useless to the rightful owners, among other sinister practices. Unlike the risks associated with more …

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