Who wants to lose his sensitive and confidential data? The answer is everybody wants to avoid embarrassing situation and to keep his data safe. Fortunately, you can avoid losing your data by following a few tips. What you have to do it to remember the following tips by reading it 38 times. Yes you heard it right. … [Read more...] about Top 10 Ways to Prevent Data Leak
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A study conducted by UK based charity Beatbullying showed that almost 73% of the people knew who was sending them bullying messages. If you are a parent of a teenager, remember that cyberbullying is more common among teenagers and keep reading this post in order to get a few insights on protecting your kids from the cyber neurotics. … [Read more...] about Simple Ways to Prevent Cyberbullying -What Parents Should Know?
Web application security testing might seems intimidating and esoteric to many web administrator, especially to the new ones. Have you ever asked yourself why so many IT professionals ignore the security aspects of the applications? We seem to have a tendency to ignore things that is unperceivable. You become concern when something breaks or any security breach occurs in our IT … [Read more...] about 8 Open Source Web Application Security Testing Tools
This post about android security intends to give the Android users as holistic view of the phone security. Apps: since android is an open platform and anyone can write apps and publish it in Google apps, the apps itself can contain malicious which may steal data and sensitive tips from your phone. So, when installing any app, try to check if the app has any security issues. … [Read more...] about Android Security Issues and Prevention
A digital certificate is a way to confirm the identity of a public key owner. Normally, a third party organization, known as CA (certification authority), is responsible for confirming or binding the identity of a digital certificate owner. It is used to establish secure communication between two parties who are unknown to each other or have lack of trust. Digital certificate … [Read more...] about What is Digital Certificate?How it Works?
A digital signature is an electronic equivalent of a physical signature. Just like the way a signature in a paper authenticates the signer, the digital signature also confirms the authenticity of the owner. Besides, it ensures that integrity of the data and non-repudiation. Non-repudiation means that the sender cannot later deny that he did not send the message. So, if you have … [Read more...] about What is Digital Signature and How it Works?
To many IT professionals, webhosting security means protecting websites from hackers and malicious codes. But most of the time we forget to consider that websites security depends on a number of components such as server , application , database, scripts etc. One of the most important aspects of webhost security is to ensure continuous operation and disaster recovery of web … [Read more...] about Webhosting Security-Best Practices and Concerns
Though various types of cloud are available to serve various types of customers, they all serve the same purpose-offer IT resources and services to customers accessible via web browser. The hardware and software powering the clouds always stay behind the customer’s eye-thus when we hear the term “cloud” it papers to some of us as an black box. The aim of this post to help you … [Read more...] about Cloud Privacy Issues and Questions for Users
Data backup gives us a sense of assurance that our data can come back to online no matter what happens to our system. Whether you are a backup administrator or a IT auditor, having a clear understating of the backup types will help you develop a strong backup strategy for your critical data and system files. This post aims to distinguish the difference between the major types … [Read more...] about Types of Backup-Difference between full, incremental and differential backup
The purpose of this post is to show a layman how to check if a IP is in the blacklist of white list. You may need to buy a webhosting plan for your website, and after configuring your site you discovered that your site fails to deliver emails. If that is the case, you need to check if the IP address assigned to your site by your hosting provider is in white list or black … [Read more...] about How to Check BlackListed IP of WebServer and Website
Htaccess file is used to control access to directories in the web server. Normally, website administrators write htaccess file to put appropriate access control to files and pages stored in a specific directory. This method of directory access control is useful when you have a small number of users whom you want to give permission to view your contents. … [Read more...] about How to Control Directory Access with Htaccess and Htpasswd in Apache