Top Ten Government Tech Trends

Top Ten Tech Trends in Government

Gartner, a leading research and advisory firm, recently released its 2018-2019 Technology Trends in Government Report. The report outlined the most salient trends in government technology, helping decision-makers choose investments that would have the most substantial impact. Rick Howard, research … Continue Reading

Password Cybersecurity Multi-Factor Authentication Encrypted Drives

Tips for Being Password Smart

One of the best methods to minimize your susceptibility to cybercrime is to create and utilize strong passwords. The creation of a password is something we often don’t spend a lot of time thinking about, but maybe we should. It … Continue Reading

FBI Biometric Security

FBI Urges Companies to Use Biometric Authentication

We’ve all gotten used to the rituals of computer security. User name, password, the aggravations of forgetting and resetting, and more recently, the advent of multi-factor authentication. A user interface will send you an email or a text or a … Continue Reading

Data Loss Is Costly to Businesses

Why Data Loss Is Costly for Business Operations

A recent study by Logically found that 60% of business decision-makers would rather lose half of their companies’ revenue growth for the next year than lose half of the company data. While it may seem that a company without money … Continue Reading

Google Encrypts DNS to Improve Security

Google Under Fire for Encrypting Domain Name System

Google, the world’s most popular and powerful search engine, is under fire from Congress and regulatory officials for its recent adoption of a new internet encryption protocol. The web search and app company, famous for its sometime motto, “Don’t be … Continue Reading

Medical Record Breach Lack of Security

Medical Details of Over 24 Million Patients Exposed Online

Imagine a data leak that an average computer user could have found with a few simple clicks on an online site. Researchers at Greenbone Networks found the personally identifiable information and medical images of over 24 million by simply visiting … Continue Reading

GDPR Company Compliance

Companies Still Not Prepared to Follow GDPR Compliance Laws

It has been over a year since the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) took effect, yet a recent study found that companies worldwide have not been adhering to the policies. A study conducted by the Ponemon Institute … Continue Reading

Google Privacy Library for Data Analysis

Google Privacy Library Protects User Data During Analyzation

At a time when data security is increasingly important, Google’s new library is a welcome addition to the world of technology. With millions of internet users around the world (and that number continues to grow), data protection is a leading … Continue Reading

Multi-cloud Deployment Security Risks

Multiple Cloud Deployments Lead to Vulnerabilities

While corporations have adapted the cloud service as a way to make their business operations smoother and more accessible, the more cloud services that are used, the greater the risk of a data breach. A report by Nominet states that … Continue Reading

Airlines Use Facial Recognition for Boarding

Airline Technology Grows with Facial Recognition for Boarding

Airport security has become stricter since the September 11, 2001 tragedy. Now, a new type of security is protecting passengers. This technology is called facial recognition, or as termed by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a “biometric system.” … Continue Reading