Using SPF, DKIM and DMARC to Enhance Email Security

From time to time, hopefully, not too often, you might notice that your receiving mail server has failed to block a malicious email. This has most likely happened because the attacker has used IP or domain spoofing in order to cover their track and the receiving MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) failed to spot them. In […]

November 30, 2023

Data Privacy Red Flags Every Business Owner Should Know

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), its Consumer Sentinel Network received 4.7 million reports in 2020. The top 3 reports were: Among these, the FTC received 1.4 million identity theft reports alone, which was almost double as many reports as in 2019. What is Identity Theft and Why Scammers Want to Steal Your Personal Information? […]

How to Analyze Healthcare Data While Preserving Patient Privacy?

Using health data has an enormous positive impact on how healthcare professionals can treat patients, reduce the cost of healthcare, avoid preventable diseases, predict epidemics outcomes and on other aspects of healthcare as well. However, healthcare providers should keep in mind to use medical data only in such a way that it can preserve patient […]

What are the Greatest Threats to Healthcare Data Security?

The healthcare industry is one of the most often targeted by cybercriminals and under threat of data theft. In 2020, the healthcare sector suffered at least one data breach per day as hackers took advantage of the vulnerabilities to gain access to the network and demand ransom. In this article, we will explore what are the greatest […]

Email Dos and Don’ts Lawyers and Law Firms Need to Remember

Lawyers and law firms are not new to sending and receiving emails. However, just like any other profession, attorney services too can often get it wrong. Sending an email to the wrong address, or not ensuring that your messages have a professional tone can hurt your law firm, so here are some email dos and […]

Email Security: Your Practical Guide to Keeping Your Inbox Safe

We use our email pretty much every day to communicate with others and often to send and receive sensitive information through it, but do you ever consider if this is the safest way to do this for both the sender and the recipient? The truth of the matter is that email is not very secure, […]

Computer Security Basics: How to Protect My Computer from Hackers?

Your computer is one of the most valuable things that you own. It allows you to do things and see and talk to people you wouldn’t be able to without it and much, much more. But for how much we use our computers, we often forget that we sometimes tell them too much about us […]

Why is Email Privacy More Important Than Ever?

Have you ever considered how much is your free email provider costing you? Wait. What do you mean? It doesn’t cost me anything. It’s free, you said so yourself. “Well, sorry to break it to you but these email services have to make a living as well and how do they do it?” By collecting […]

Why Choosing an Open Source Secure Email Service over Proprietary Email is a Good Idea

Today more and more organizations opt to go the open source route and email services are among them. Why is that? In this article, we’ll explore the benefits that open source offers over proprietary when it comes to email services and also introduce to you some excellent open source email clients that you can check […]

How to Hide Browsing History from ISP and Keep Your Online Activities Hidden?

Not all of your browsing history is something to be proud of. We’ve all made searches that we would rather keep hush-hush, but how do you do that if your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is tracking all your activity on the web and mobile devices? Well, luckily there is a way to hide browsing history […]

Best 21 Private Email Providers to Keep Your Online Conversations Safe

The necessity to protect your privacy online is always present and even more so when it comes to email communication. If your email provider is not secure enough to guard your personal data against cyber attackers, it’s high time to use an encrypted email service. In this article, we’ll introduce 21 secure email providers that […]

Data Privacy Glossary (A-Z)

When it comes to protecting your sensitive personal data, or your organization’s data, the different terminology and jargon can often be an issue. This is why we’ve compiled this A-Z data privacy glossary s in the hopes that it might help you improve your data security. A Access Control – The process of restricting access to […]

Can You Be Tracked if You Use a VPN? Here’s how to Find out Who is Ignoring Your Privacy Online!

The idea of a Virtual Network Provider (VPN) is to protect your online privacy and secure your sensitive information. But will a VPN service completely keep your browsing activities from being monitored? Can VPN be tracked? It depends on the VPN service itself and your online behavior. Who can Track You Online? So how exactly […]

Decrease the Chances of Your Business Getting Hacked by Increasing Email Security Awareness of Your Employees

Did you know that cybercrime costs $6 trillion per year and that an average business loses $4.24 million on average annually due to cyber attacks? For any business, this is a huge amount, but especially for a small business that’s only starting and it could mean the end of it. The bad news is that cybercrime is not going […]

Dos and Don’ts of Data Protection for Your Company

According to a survey of over 1,100 professionals across the world, conducted in 2020 by Experian, despite spending more money and time each year on cyber security, companies are also growing more and more worried about data breaches and cyber-attacks. The global cost of a data breach on average was $3.83 million for 2020. This was […]

Understanding the Fileless Malware Attacks Surge and how to Protect Against Them

Cyber-criminals and other threat actors will seek (and often find) ways to install malicious files on your computer. However, there is a type of malware attack that doesn’t need to do that. The fileless malware attack. What fileless malware does instead is hide in your system and piggyback on otherwise legitimate processes and programs running in your […]

What is Data Collection?

For a company, few things are as valuable as the data it collects from its customers. Data collection enables companies to better understand their customer’s needs, wants and desires. So how do companies collect data? In this article, we’ll explore what is data collection, the difference between primary data collection, secondary data collection and third-party […]

What are Cookies on My Computer?

While browsing the Internet and visiting websites, you probably encountered a message, usually somewhere at the bottom of the screen, saying: “This website uses cookies to enable essential functionality and to provide Google analytics and a non-personalized advertising. By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies. For more information on […]

How to Set up Mail Forwarding

Is your inbox so full of messages that you can’t “tell heads from tails”? One thing that can help clear the clutter and make your email a bit easier to use is to set up a forwarding email address. In this article, we’ll show you how what is mail forwarding and why you might need […]

What Ransomware Negotiation Really Looks Like?

Every year, ransomware attacks cost businesses over $133,000 on average. In addition to this, businesses also lose $8,500/hour as a result of the downtime that the ransomware causes. But should you be paying off threat actors what they ask to get your stolen data back or can you reduce ransomware payments to a more “acceptable” level? […]