Category: Featured



Social Media gives rise to a new form of propaganda

May 21, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

The Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russia-based operation that has been dubbed as a “troll farm” because of its development of more than 80,000 posts focused on divisive issues in the US, has recently created a new account: Memopolis. This […]


Computing the Gender Gap in Tech and IT

April 10, 2018

Via: Jeremy Corkwell

The well-known Women in the Workplace study carried out by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company describes women’s position and attitudes in corporate America. According to the study, women remain underrepresented at every level in their career. While numbers vary from […]


Here’s What You Need to Know About ADA Compliance

March 2, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

In June 2017, a Florida federal judge decided that Winn-Dixie’s website violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (also known as ADA). The North American retailer was required to update its site because it was inaccessible to the visually impaired. According […]

Featured, Infrastructure

5 best cloud security tips that can help you right now

February 10, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

Cloud storage is undoubtedly one of the dominating online trends of the past 4 years. Work has become more mobile and on multiple devices, so the need for an appropriate storage option was quite obvious. Accessing important files and documents […]


The Great HTTPS Migration: Huge Surge in Website Encryption

December 5, 2017

Via: Michael Boyd

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (or HTTPS) is quickly becoming the norm for sites loaded with Chrome. Google announced in a blog post that the number of websites that protect traffic using HTTPS has increased consistently and considerably. Latest figures […]

Attacks & Breaches, Featured, Security

How to protect yourself and others against data theft extortions

November 3, 2017

Via: Michael Boyd

There’s no denying that data thefts have increased over the past few years. It’s becoming a profitable business to be even a mediocre hacker. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) continues to receive reports from individuals who have received extortion […]


Google Cloud Platform: Internet Gets Faster

September 3, 2017

Via: Michael Boyd

Both organizations and everyday users are always glad to hear the internet is speeding up. Thanks to Google’s engineers – or rather their new congestion control algorithm, the Google Cloud Platform can achieve higher bandwidths and lower latencies for internet […]

Featured, Networking Security

Data Brokers and why is privacy protection valuable

August 10, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

During a recent conversation I was surprised to find out that not all people understand the value of privacy protection. Unless confronted with the perspective of their data ending up in malicious hands, of course. However, when talking about privacy […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Featured, Infrastructure

Cloud adoption ubiquitous, but not suitable for all workloads, study finds

July 24, 2017

Via: Jacob Myers

Cloud migration is generally regarded as a must (at least in the future) for a lot of companies, but this doesn’t meant that the cloud is ideal for everyone. SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, […]

Featured, Federal, Policy

Why Trump’s Travel Ban Dismays Security Execs

January 31, 2017

Via: Jacob Myers

On Friday, January 27th, President Trump signed an executive order that temporarily blocks travel for immigrants from seven Muslim countries and suspends the US refugee system. This attempt to “keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the US” has been met […]