What is Incognito Mode and Is It Really Private?

It might come as a surprise to you, but Incognito mode isn’t enough to keep your online activities secure and private. Before you put your trust in this browser mode, let’s find out what it is capable of. What is Incognito Mode? Incognito is a mode available in Google Chrome, the most popular browser in the world. You might ask, what is an Incognito mode? Well, the term speaks for itself. Chrome as a browser store your search history and information. Furthermore, if you use autofill, it will keep track of your details, such as name, phone number, address, etc.

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The principles of Active cyber threat hunting

You’re here because you want to know more about active cyber threat hunting. How can it help your security? Is it necessary when you already have threat detection? No worries, we’ll answer all of those questions. So, keep reading and learn what active cyber threat hunting is, what are its characteristics, and more.

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What Every Business Needs to Store and Secure Data

Storing data is a vital part of doing business. Without customer data, product catalogs, and financial reports, organizations cannot function. Since becoming compliant with the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in 2002, it has become increasingly crucial for businesses to store data securely because of the potentially severe consequences of security breaches. The body responsible for enforcement under HIPAA is the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). The OCR enforces HIPAA by launching investigations into whether organizations securely retain patient information. This article aims to identify all the requirements that every business needs to store and secure data, whether customer information or financial documents. Although compliance with HIPAA is not required by law, it is essential to follow their best practices to keep data secure. Here’s what every organization needs to store data securely:

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Businesses Cannot Afford to Neglect the Importance of Domain Security

The domain security space has taken on a new level of importance this year due to the escalating cost of fraud affecting many businesses and consumers. In the UK, the approximate cost of fraud of 2021 has reached £137 million and you can see more information in detail about the cost of UK fraud here. If you own multiple domains, it may be wise to invest in software or services which offer real-time monitoring of your entire portfolio, providing alerts about potential issues with settings changes, unusual traffic patterns, etc. These tools also enable better overall visibility into what’s happening across all your various internet assets – not just DNS/ names but also email accounts.

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6 Ways Someone Can Attempt to Hack Your Account

Cybercriminals target Google accounts for they hold a lot of data, and people use them for vital services. The accounts have security features and make it hard for attackers to access. But, most of these features are optional. Thus, most of these accounts are open to online theft. Some people hack accounts for a living, and so there is no shortage of potential victims. But, most people are not in the know of how a hacker can access their accounts. Below are ways hackers attempt to hack into your account. 

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What to Look for in Cybersecurity Software

More people and companies are looking to invest in better cybersecurity software in the wake of escalating online threats. Both Mac and Windows users realize that their operating system’s defenses are just not good enough to secure their data and their privacy. But picking the right cybersecurity software can be tricky.

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Securing Your Science Data

There are plenty of ways to improve your online cyber security, including the usual recommendations of making unique, strong passwords. However, when it comes to precious and confidential data, further safeguards are needed. VPNs, firewalls, and anti-virus software can all help protect a computer and the network they are on. But, sometimes sensitive data needs to be shared. When this happens, the tightest controls need to be brought in. Scientific data can be precious, and it often needs to be shared with other parties, perhaps in other states or even different continents. There is a risk then of someone eavesdropping on the file transfer and data being hijacked. How then can you secure your scientific data and make sure only those authorized get to view it? 

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Protect your Writing Career with Ebook DRM

How readers experience books has changed drastically over the last 25 years. Not so long ago, copyrighted, protected content was primarily read by users in the form of physical material such as print books up to the turn of the century. However, today a large number of purely digital content is consumed via the electronic domain. And given the shift in how content is being consumed, it is likely that books would move online almost entirely sometime in this decade. Unfortunately, ahead of this curve, unauthorized book distribution, also known as online piracy, has also followed the same path. Just as physical carriers or print books are pirated, so are ebooks – and with digital content, it is a lot quicker and cheaper to duplicate and distribute. Various channels coexist today that enable the unauthorized downloading and stealing of your creative work without your knowledge. Anyone worldwide can acquire and consume ebooks without having to pay money for them through these illegal channels. While having access to the many benefits that digital technology has to offer (cost-effective, simple to distribute, easier routes to market), authors and publishers continue to languish due to poor sales. Unauthorized downloads rip authors off and…

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