5 Tips To Protect Your MacBook From Hackers

Cybercriminals are not the same as those who rob people on the street. These are well-educated, tech-savvy individuals who do not care whether you prefer expensive or low-cost devices. They appear to be capable of hacking anything. This issue contributes to the formation of specialist departments comprised of the best minds in the IT sector, whose main task is to identify software flaws and protect smart devices from potential hacking. Do you know how to protect your Mac from hacking attempts?

13 Gadgets That Pro Gamers Should Have

One of the best ways to de-stress after a long day is to play PC games. Gaming can be a fun activity or an income-generating career if you choose to go professional. Becoming a pro gamer is never easy; you need to invest in the best accessories and put your time into it. The gadgets and equipment you use can determine your gaming experience. Although you may have the basics, i.e., keyboard and mouse, they won’t help you make any meaningful progress. You will need other gaming gears to improve your gameplay and become a pro.

Android vs iOS: Which Is More Secure?

While many argue that this issue is decided by branding and status, we believe the reasons go beyond swears by the convenience of a particular software system. Android and iOS have been competing with each other for almost an eternity. Android and iOS both have a large user base and are constantly borrowing features from one other. This is one of the reasons why both operating systems are so difficult to compare. Despite their similarities, there is one with a more unique and secure interface.

Working from home? Here Are 5 Work Security Mistakes that Create Cyber Risks

When COVID-19 was first discovered in 2019, most people thought their lives would remain unaffected by the outbreak, which eventually turned into a pandemic. Fast-forward to 2021 and most people that could work from home are doing so, and it is staying for the long haul. The perks of working from home are numerous. You can roll out of bed in your pj’s and still make it on time for the Monday 9 am meeting. Having the comfort of your own home, avoiding the commute, saving money on those office lunches because you forgot your packed lunch…. I could go on. It’s not all perks though, as there are always thieves and scammers on the lookout and with most workers using their own devices and laptops, cybersecurity could range from financially devastating to easily avoidable.

Is travel pass or vaccine passport invading your privacy?

Summer is just around the corner, and we're dying to escape our home after over a year of stay-at-home endeavor. Ever since the coronavirus outbreak, a new normal was established where we are working from home, and have meetings over video conferencing tools like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meeting. We anticipate over 50% of the population will be vaccinated by end of May in the USA, and nearing the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, but we aren't quite ready to freely travel the world like we used to. Countries defending well from COVID-19 are working together to create travel bubbles, and allow people to travel freely between regions.

Cloud computing services

Cloud computing services are a new way for IT companies to utilize the as-a-service models instead of building their own infrastructure. The as-a-service models include Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Each model offers a set of cloud services to businesses, and the business relies on computing services provided by the cloud vendors and builds their own applications and virtual resources like servers, databases, and node balancers.

7 Companies Affected By Cyberattacks

Cybercriminals operate on stealth mode. They will often catch you unawares and can cause a lot of damage. Unfortunately, anyone in the online space can be a target. Governments, organizations, and individuals have come under attack. Vulnerability levels are especially high for small and medium businesses. At-risk industries are healthcare, government agencies, the energy industry, and higher education.

Best cloud storage services in 2021

For the last several decades, we have been using local hard disks or Network Attached Storage (NAS) drives to store our data. The photos we accumulated over the years, videos we created on special events (or YouTube), and documents we use on a daily basis are critical data we cannot lose. The advantages of using local drive over cloud storage are that it is fast (10X faster), cheaper (per megabyte), large capacity (1TB+), and available locally (portable and private). The disadvantages of using local hard drives are reliability (corruption and crash) and local (physical damage, fire, thunder). The average lifespan of physical hard drives is anywhere from 3 to 5 years, and they will need to be replaced for reliable backup. To circumvent reliability issues, one may choose to use NAS drive with RAID 1 mirroring instead. Video content creators such as YouTubers may want to use NAS drive along with cloud storage to utilize the best of both worlds.

What is BGP?

To send data packets from one IP address to another IP address, the intermediate routers must know how to pass the data to the next-hop so that the data will finally arrive at the destination IP address. The IP address is the destination address where the data is delivering to, and the Internet must know how to deliver the data to the final location. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the protocol that helps routers find the shortest path to the destination, and also provides an alternate route if the shortest path is blocked. In other words, BGP is guiding routers on how to get to the final IP address.