Cloud Security

Cloud computing involves the delivery of computing services such as data storage, infrastructure, and software services, over the internet.   Some of the security risks that come with outsourcing a cloud service include: The data is exposed to threats such as hackers, bugs, social engineers, viruses, misconfiguration, malicious insiders, and natural disasters which could lead…

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Security of IoT devices

The continuous increase in the Internet of Things (IoT) dependence for both home and office use has provided for an alternative attack surface for perpetrators who target misconfigured IoT devices as well as devices with weak passwords. Cyber threat actors are using malware to compromise IoT devices and add them to botnets. Botnets are a…

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Wi-Fi Network Security Measures

Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers, mobile devices, and IoT devices to interface with the Internet to exchange information with one another creating a network. Internet router is the gateway to Internet access and prone to exploits by cybercriminals who can sneak into our devices and get access to…

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Security tips for public hotspots and home Wi-Fi

Verify the legitimacy of a wireless connection. Use a VPN (a virtual private network) to mask your IP address. Do not use mobile phones to access online shopping websites. Protect your device against cyber-attacks by use of anti-malware. Set a strong and unique password to secure your wireless network. Change the default name and don’t…

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