Computer Security Information

  • Securing Your Personal Data: Introduction

    In this day and age of computers and high speed Internet, when your personal data is compromised, you can guarantee that someone is bound to gain from them financially. If you want to learn how to deal with this threat, read on, and be introduced to...
    By J. Forlanda August 18, 2011 

  • Using Biometry for Security and Identification

    Biometrics measures biological characteristics for identification or verification purposes of an individual. Since IDs and passports can be forged, more sophisticated methods needed to be put into place to help protect companies and individuals. Discussed...
    By Sheila Robinson August 17, 2011 

  • Identifying an Email Sender by IP Address

    It's easy to fall into the trap of thinking that life online is anonymous - but it isn't. For instance, did you know that each email you send contains information about your IP address? This could mean that your message could be traced back...
    By Christian Cawley August 10, 2011 


  • Database Security

    Threats and risks to databases have increased and therefore, the need for securing databases has also increased. Let's learn about the basic facets of database security, including assurance, integrity, availability, and confidentiality.
    By anuramn August 10, 2011 

  • Understanding Biometric Identification and Validation Methods

    Biometric methods are used for security and law enforcement purposes. They are becoming more commonplace in business and government institutions. You may be curious about how it works. A brief discussion follows.
    By Sheila Robinson August 10, 2011 

  • Why Backdoors pose a Risk to You and your Computer

    In this article you will learn what a backdoor is. We look at vendor backdoors as well as backdoors found in malware such as rootkits, and how you can protect your computer or your business from these security risks and threats.
    By Mark Muller August 8, 2011 


  • Kingsoft Internet Security 9 Plus Review

    Kingsoft Internet Security 9 Plus can be considered a complete solution for viruses and security threats as it protects the system against spyware, malware, phishing attacks, Trojans, etc. Read more here...
    By anuramn August 8, 2011 

  • Attacks on Computer Networks - Types of Security Problems

    Network security issues are a concern for everyone that has a computer and utilizes the Internet. Unfortunately there are those that use this technology to attempt to cause problems or steal personal information. Discussed are some common network security...
    By Sheila Robinson August 8, 2011 

  • A Good Selection of Cybercrime Articles

    Computer crime is a major concern in the new digital age. With so much information stored on computers and traded online it's not hard to understand this growth. Bright Hub writers have covered a number of cyber crime issues, if you'd like to...
    By Aaron R. August 5, 2011 

  • Understanding Encryption – What is Encryption?

    Privacy and security are important issues. Encryption is tool that helps with the protection of personal and sensitive material. What defines encryption? How does it work? These questions are answered.
    By Sheila Robinson July 31, 2011 
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