Choosing a Secure Password

An ideal password is long and has letters, punctuation, symbols, and numbers. Whenever possible, use eight characters or more. Don’t use the same password for everything. Cybercriminals steal passwords on websites with very little security, and then they try to use that same password and user name in more secure environments, such as banking websites. […]

Heartbleed Security Bug

What is Heartbleed? Heartbleed is the name given to a security flaw that allows a malicious person to gain passwords and any other information occuring on secure websites. At the time of writing, most large companies have secured their systems against this flaw.   What’s the problem? You trust your banking or Web mail sites […]

Introducing IT Security

IT Security is critical in almost any technology-driven industry which operates on computer systems. The issues of computer based systems and addressing their countless vulnerabilities are an integral part of maintaining an operational industry One way to think of computer security is to reflect security as one of the main features. Some of the techniques […]