Penetration testing, or pen testing, involves testing a system or systems for weaknesses. It’s purpose is to simulate a real attack on the systems to determine areas which need improvement. The systems can be physical, a physical computer, or procedural, how a specific task is performed. For instance, you might have a Linux server running the Apache webserver. Since this resource is...Read More
What is DNS?
For the lack of a better term, DNS, the Domain Name System, is the phone book of the internet. Computers do not understand letters. They run on numbers. Every computer on the internet has a numeric address. When you type your favorite website’s name on your browser, DNS, in the background, converts that name to its numeric address so that your computer can find your website and...Read More
Cybersecurity is the prevention of information systems and networks from penetration, theft, or destruction of their digital information. In this fast-moving world where our lives are shared on the internet, small businesses need to ensure the security of their information because if they are compromised, then the information of all the customers and employees will be at risk as well. There...Read More
The term “Cyber Security” has been coined circa 1989. It made its way into English language fast, especially after the Internet became a household concept. With the internet being a crucial part of everyone’s lives, it is essential for people to understand what Cyber Security means and the caution we need to take to properly execute good Cyber Security etiquette.
Keep Your Online Accounts Safe and Secure No Matter What
People spend a lot of time on the Internet in this day and age. They use the Internet to check and send email messages to friends and family members. They use it to pay utility bills and complete purchases for everything from groceries to electronic devices. That’s precisely why online security is more critical than ever before. If...Read More
Almost every business in this era uses computers. With computers, comes data. And with data, comes the need for a robust backup system.
Especially as record-keeping moves from paper to digital systems, backing up said records becomes a critical component of running a business. If a computer breaks, the records will still be available elsewhere. Depending on the type of business, customer data,...Read More