If you’re looking for a cloud storage provider, you must know what it is, how it works, and which one is best for you or your business. It’s easy to be overwhelmed with the many different options to choose from. What is cloud storage? Cloud storage is storing data on hardware in a remote location…

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In the world of cybersecurity, a well-known concept is hashing, which is when a system uses an algorithm to modify a password before storing it or checking it against a stored password. It’s a powerful security tool. Let’s dive more into what hashing is and whether or not hashed passwords can be hacked. How hashing…

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Working remotely is very common, but more people are being encouraged to work from home because of the ongoing, challenging events in 2020 and beyond. Organizations have closed down or decided to allow their employees to work remotely as a safety precaution, and that trend will likely continue into the future.

As if the pandemic challenges aren’t enough, employees who work from home are at risk for…

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Cybersecurity protection is always changing, as there are also new developments in technology. It helps protect computer software, hardware, and data from cyber threats. Cyber threats can be very damaging to your computer system, and your most valuable information can be stolen. Everyone needs to implement some form of cybersecurity to prevent these things from…

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You may have heard that longer passwords are stronger passwords, but is that really the case? What is the best password length for security? How long should a passphrase be? In this quick guide, we’ll go over the basics for creating a secure online password.  The difference between a password and a passphrase The terms…

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LastPass is one of the most popular password management services out there, and it’s trusted by many users. But is it really secure? Why password managers exist Keeping track of passwords for everything online can get hard, so many users fall back on lazy habits like using the same password for everything. That’s horrible for…

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Garmin is in trouble. The famous manufacturer of sports, outdoor and fitness technology was brought to its knees by a ransomware attack in mid-2020, prompting days of outages. It’s not the first organization to fall victim to this kind of attack though, and it certainly won’t be the last. Ransomware has grown in popularity in…

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Phishing is one of the most common online attacks. Last year 22 percent of attacks came through phishing, and if you’re not careful you could be a victim. This method of stealing someone’s data by spoofing a message from a legitimate company is an insidious trick that can be easier to fall for than you…

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Today’s smartphones and some computers have a variety of different methods that can be used to unlock them. Two of the most common are fingerprints (especially on newer and higher-end smartphones) and PINs. But which one is most secure? How fingerprint biometrics work When you’re logging into your phone with a fingerprint, you might think…

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