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Month: September 2019

Zero Day Vulnerability

Zero Day Vulnerability- What is it and how can you secure yourself?

What is a Zero-day vulnerability? A zero-day vulnerability is essentially a defect in the digital security infrastructure which can be exploited by cyber-criminals, governments and nefarious third parties. This defect has not been patched by the security vendor and can be caused by improper computer or security programming and configuration. When a zero-day vulnerability is […]

culture

How to create a culture of Cyber security in the workplace

Why is it important? The digital landscape is constantly changing- with the advent of innovations such as Virtual Reality, drones, and the Internet of Things, businesses are scurrying to keep up to date with the newest technology. On the flip side, the Cyber Threat to firms has increased dramatically due to this phenomenon. Phishing emails, ransomware, Denial of Service (DoS) attacks have become commonplace, making cyber […]

cyber espionage

What is Cyber Espionage and how can you prevent it?

What is Cyber Espionage?  This is a form of cyber-attack that involves the stealth of classified, sensitive data or intellectual property by an anonymous identity to provide an advantage to a competitor or government entity. These spies make use of advance persistent threats (APTs) to penetrate unsuspecting government and corporate networks without being noticed.   Information […]

Deepfake technology

What is Deepfake technology and how to secure yourself

What is DeepFake technology?  Deepfake is a product of Artificial Intelligence technology; It has frequently been used to create and propagate fake video content and generate what is known as ‘fake news’. It was first noticed in 2017 when a Reddit user altered pornographic video content by placing celebrities faces onto them.  It is a combination of two clashing […]

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