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Upcoming Cyber Security Threats of the Future

Upcoming Cyber Security Threats of the Future

In the last few years, we’ve seen workers connect to the office from home, creating a rise in security breaches for many industries. If you are a business owner looking to ensure your business is secure, you likely want to stay ahead of the curve and discover how cyber-attacks are set to evolve in the coming years. Maybe you’re just curious. In any case, here are the significant upcoming changes to the world of cyber security in the years to come.   Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence poses a massive threat to all users of the internet. Simply put, artificial intelligence enables hackers to invade your network and get better at it as they do so. Instead of trying to figure out your passwords, AI bots can simply brute force their way into many people’s private data; by trying millions of known-passwords, they can get into many accounts. A recent study by Scientists using 43 million LinkedIn accounts found that AI programs could guess a quarter of the passwords. Using unique and often arduously long and complex passwords will be necessary if this threat becomes as dangerous as experts are predicting. You should use two-factor authentication when possible as well. Biometric...


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What is a Firewall?

What is firewall

Have you ever wondered what a firewall is? Before sitting down to read this you’d be forgiven for only hearing about them in espionage thrillers. Don’t be fooled, firewalls are a vital part of keeping you and your network secure from malicious attacks. Simply put, firewalls are software or hardware dedicated to monitoring entry points on a computer (ports) from external devices, like other computers on the network. Based on rules and filters, the firewall either allows or denies access depending on the information collected by their IP address. In the next few paragraphs, we’ll go over a basic understanding of each type of firewall, and the pros and cons of each. Types of firewalls 1. Packet Filtering firewall Packet Filtering firewalls monitor junction points on your network such as the router. The firewall monitors packets of information and decides whether or not a message is dangerous. The advantage of this type of firewall is it can scan packets fast, it’s less taxing on your network and it’s generally less expensive to set up. 2. Circuit level gateway  Circuit level gateways monitor TCP handshakes and other network messages as sessions between the network and an outside source are created. Based on...

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Today’s Students Are Leveraging The Best Of Today’s Tech

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An educated workforce provides the business world with intelligent prospective employees who want to leave companies better than they were when they arrived. Thankfully, technology has made it even easier to achieve a quality education with concepts such as online learning and live streaming taking the frontlines. How are today’s students utilizing modern technology in the classroom?

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