Computer Security

Whether you’re an IT professional in a large corporation, a small business owner, or just want to make sure your personal computer is virus free, find the information you’re looking for at BrightHub. From data protection, to online privacy and compliance concerns, to facing every day computer and network security threats from viruses and malware find a wealth of resources from the most basic to the complex.
If you’re concerned about the information security of your small business you can find a multitude of articles from writers who understand where you’re coming from. SMB / SME owners juggle many of the same issues and compliance standards as larger businesses, but with much smaller staffs and budgets. A prevalence of computer security threats means that small businesses are no less vulnerable than their larger counterparts, yet many small businesses remain unprotected and confused on how to safeguard their businesses with limited resources.
Other non-techies who face security needs include parents, teachers and others seeking to protect their online privacy and keep their personal computer virus free. Read reviews of the top antivirus software, tips on being safe on the internet and even online etiquette. We also have advice for keeping kids safe while surfing the internet.
For the more advanced, the Computer Security channel on is a convenient resource for expert advice on a variety of security and compliance issues facing IT staff of medium and larger sized businesses today. Managing Editor Jean Amprimoz and a team of technology writers, offer well-researched articles and tips to help juggle the myriad and often confusing world of network security, PCI DSS compliance, online privacy concerns and data protection. In addition to informative small business security articles and information on how to protect their clients’, their employees’ and their own data. Don’t hesitate to ask questions of the professionals and voice your own opinion in the comments.

Google versus the Spanish Data Protection Agency

Google lets you search for links to third party information. Some of that information may contain personal data. If you see incorrect information linked to you, do you have the right to have Google remove it? Read on regarding the case of the “right to be forgotten.”

Bye-Bye Passwords; Hello Trust Score

Google has set its sights on killing the user password… at least on Android devices. Big news from the Google I/O event as Google has unveiled the Trust API, which allows developers to use sensor and biometric data for authentication.

Response to Apple’s SSL Security Flaw

On February 21, 2014, various tech sites started reporting a serious security flaw in Apple’s SSL implementation in iOS. Apple had just released the update and based on the number of articles that sprung up you’d think the internet was on the brink of falling apart or that your personal information