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Cybersecurity Strategy · Encryption · Endpoint Management · IT policy · VPN

Four Common Myths about VPNs

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a useful tool that encrypts data before it passes across the public Internet and then decrypts it when it reaches its destination. Rather like shutters on the...

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Cloud · Data Security · Encryption · VPN

Encryption is Central to EU GDPR’s Demand for Privacy

Starting May 2018, any business offering goods and services to European Union (EU) citizens will have to comply with new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules.

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Cybercrime · Data Security · Encryption · Mobile · VPN

Mitigating Retail Vulnerabilities

Retailers are top targets for cybercriminals.

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Encryption · Privacy · VPN

Does more surveillance offer more protection?

The trend towards greater state surveillance has become even more obvious since Edward Snowden’s revelations. Governments frequently justify such invasions of their citizens’ privacy as...

Cybersecurity Strategy · Encryption · VPN

Lack of encryption is putting customer data at risk

Security investigators believe hackers behind the Yahoo data breach may have exploited a failure to use proper encryption.  If this proves true, then many more organizations may be putting customer...

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Cybersecurity Strategy · Encryption · VPN

VPN and Bitcoin: A Cloak of Invisibility for Shoppers of Digital Goods

Bitcoin, the digital currency underpinned by block chain technology, first entered circulation in 2009. Though users are only just beginning to scratch the surface of its full potential, Bitcoin is...

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Encryption · Privacy

Naked Privacy: the Legacy of Snowden

“We the public are at one of the last points that we will have to make a difference in how normalised the culture of mass surveillance becomes.”

Encryption · Endpoint Management · VPN

Side-step the Internet censorship threat

Most people in the Western world regard privacy as one of most fundamental rights in a democratic society. They also take it for granted that these democratic principles apply equally to the Internet....

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Data Security · Encryption · Endpoint Management · VPN

VPNs can ease privacy concerns

High profile data breaches at companies like Mossack Fonseca, Target, Home Depot and Wendy’s along with Government controversies like Edward Snowden and the FBI’s legal suit against Apple after the...

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Cybersecurity Strategy · Data Security · Encryption · Internet of Things · Smart Buildings · Smart City

Smart buildings merit smarter security

Architects and city planners first began promoting the concept of Smart Buildings, or Building Automation Systems (BAS), around ten years ago. Smart buildings were meant to deliver untold benefits...