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Introduction to Web Application Security: Why It's Important to Keep Your Website Safe

As web applications become more complex and interconnected, the security of these applications becomes increasingly important. In this article, we will discuss web application security, why it is crucial, and how you can test your web applications for security vulnerabilities. By taking measures to secure your website, you reduce the risk of cyberattacks, protect your data from unauthorized access, and save you and your business time and money.

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5 Consumer Data Protection Tips For Your SaaS Business

SaaS (Software as a Service) companies cannot function without certain consumer data. For starters, you’ll need the customers’ names and email addresses for your marketing and sales operations. And as leads turn into customers, you may also need their payment details. Now, as your company collects more consumer data, it also becomes a target for data breaches. Remember the March 2022 HubSpot security incident?

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Extortion in Cloud Storage

Content Extortion can simply be defined as “the practice of obtaining benefit through coercion.“ Data and cloud extortion schemes occur when precious data and/or access is stolen by an attacker that promises to restore it through payment or other demands. In this article, we’ll cover some common or uncommon extortion schemes, and highlight ways to detect and avoid falling prey to demands.

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Phishing Isn't Just an Email Problem... How To Protect Your Business From Phishing

Don’t panic, but phishing assaults increased by 350% since the pandemic. Phising is one of the most prevalent and effective online con games. To put the scale of the damage it causes into perspective, phishing brings in $1 trillion more a year than Walmart’s total sales. Please, remain calm! When you hear 'phishing,' your first thought that probably comes to mind is 'emails.' Phishing attacks frequently go through emails in the guise of files, PDFs, hyperlinks, and other formats.

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How Do Hidden Web Trackers Put My Privacy at Risk?

Digital safety is a buzzword these days due to the ubiquity of our devices and how much we use them. As we go about our lives, whether we're on our laptops at home or out and about on our phones, we're constantly leaving digital breadcrumbs behind us in the form of data. This data is then collected and used by businesses and potentially even malicious actors to track our movements, better target us with ads or other content, or even for fraud.

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Can Privacy Exist in the Metaverse?

Although still in its early stages, the Metaverse is well on its way to becoming a full-blown reality. This monumental achievement was only made possible by the pandemic speeding up the implementation of VR and at-home digital services and by the subsequent penetration of these services among all demographic groups, especially younger people.

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More Online Privacy Horror Stories: 7 Disturbing Hacks and Breaches That Happened In 2022

It's that time of year again when ghouls, creeps, ghosts, and goblins take to the streets and scare the living daylights out of regular, everyday folk. None of these monsters compare to something much scarier, much more heinous–hackers! Cybercriminals don't wait until October to wreak havoc on the living, they do it every day, and their cyberattacks become bolder with each passing year. It's difficult to fathom how many cyberattacks actually happen.

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Identity Theft: What It Is, How To Prevent It, and Why It's Terrible

Identity theft is one of the things you never expect to happen to you until it does. The scariest part is not the theft itself but what follows after. Victims of identity theft don't often discover their financial, reputational, and bureaucratic lives are destroyed until long after the crime was committed. This delay makes it extremely difficult for authorities to investigate identity theft cases.

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Cryptography Made Simple: What You Need To Know and Why It's So Awesome

When you browse the web, use social media, or shop online, you probably don’t think about how your personal information is being safeguarded. However, with so many cyberattacks hitting the news on a frequent basis, this is something that should concern you. You see, hackers can gain access to your personal information if it isn’t properly encrypted and safeguarded. Thankfully, cryptography is here to save the day.