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What Is Cloud Security?

Cloud Security is the set of controls used to protect data and infrastructure in a cloud environment. It includes encryption for data at rest and in transit, limiting which roles or individuals from the provider have access, and strong authentication methods that support compliance requirements. Without proper security measures in

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How to Protect Against Phishing

Phishing is a scam that uses email, phone and text messages to steal personal information or credentials. This info is often used to steal money or gain access to an employee’s computer to access company data. Attackers can also pose as a manager or CEO to trick employees into wire

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The Importance of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is the protection of information systems and the networks that connect them. The field is constantly evolving to keep pace with new threats. It encompasses strategies and technologies to prevent malicious activity, from stealing data to crashing websites. It also includes monitoring and enhancing internal security processes, policies, and

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The Threat of Cybercrime

Cybercrime is any criminal activity that takes place online or over computer networks. This includes a wide variety of activities like fraud, theft, extortion, identity theft and even cyberbullying. Cybercriminals can be individuals with very little technical skill or highly organized global criminal groups. Today’s world has a great reliance

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What is a Botnet?

A Botnet is a network of internet-capable devices—usually personal computers (PCs) or Internet of Things (IoT) devices—that hackers infect with malware. Once compromised, these devices become bots, or robot soldiers, that are remotely controlled by cybercriminals. Infections can occur when malware uses security holes, exploit kits and phishing attacks to

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