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 BrightHub.com 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.
Can you recognize an online scam? What about the difference between a real message notification and a phishing attempt? Take our quiz to see if you really have your privacy and security protected while using social networking sites.
They’ve got a reputation for upsetting big corporations and forcing transparency in the way customer data is used – pretty cool stuff, really – but Anonymous are also often described as criminal hackers. So which is it?
As technology evolves, so does the malware that hacks and exploits it. Many threats, like viruses, worms and Trojans found on PCs, are at this point well known – but there are new threats on the horizon that can be equally dangerous.
Malware Fighter is a free malware removal and protection program currently being offered by IObit, the maker of Advanced SystemCare. Read our detailed review and performance analysis to find out if it’s worth using.
The new version of antivirus from a Russian computer security company includes several improvements since the 2011 edition. Read on to find out what has changed and what new features can be found in Kaspersky Antivirus 2012.
Industrial espionage was once a thorn in the side of companies on both sides of the Atlantic, often due to strict competition laws or interest from communist countries. Things have moved on since the 1970s and 80s, however – things have moved online, and it’s getting dangerous…
Nobody likes to think about the possibility of losing their laptop. It becomes such a personal possession that the theft is more than a crime–it’s a personal insult–if somebody steals it. But you’ve got to be prepared for the unthinkable, and that’s just what you’ll learn here.
So you’re a blazing social media addict? Like all the contacts and relationships do you? Don’t get lulled into a false sense of security on your social network accounts, as there are plenty of ways that what you post can come back to haunt you.
You’ve probably heard the term “0-day” before in discussions on PC security, but it’s not always apparent what the term means. Here, we’re going to take a look at what these threats are, how they’re different from other malware, and how they’re stopped.
Do you know how to recognize a virus infection on a computer? Take our ten question quiz to see if you can tell normal system activity apart from malicious viruses, malware, and other threats.
Computer viruses have come a long way since they were first thought of. Moving from the realms of a simple practical joke, to the high heights of international cyberwarfare, they have certainly had an interesting course. To find out more about how viruses have changed, look inside.
A new book, titled Worm, seeks to give the complicated story of one of the biggest computer worms in existence. While Conficker is an interesting beast, it seems like it’s getting a whole lot of attention by people desperately wanting it to be a great villain.
Malware is a plague upon the Internet, and unfortunately it looks like it’s here to stay. As long as there is a dollar to be made, criminals will try to use whatever means at their disposal to get it. As the holidays approach, it may not be a bad idea to spend a little for a more secure computer.
Fraudsters don’t take breaks from looking for victims during the holidays. Check out this article on how to avoid becoming victim of scammers.
Are you looking for help with computer virus problems? Bright Hub has the answers. Use this informative guide to assist you in curing a variety of viruses, worms and other infectious and troublesome issues.
Amazon’s Kindle Fire set the media alight with security and privacy concerns when it was announced. Much of the initial attention was focused on whether the Silk browser was performing a man-in-the-middle attack on its users. Amazon responded, but aspects of Silk’s architecture are still concerning.
The adage ”Knowledge is Power” is truer nowhere than in the field of PC security. The tools of the hacker’s trade are more accessible than you think, thanks to ”white hat” hackers who are employed to improve network security, and because the bad ones like to brag about their exploits.
Data security is becoming one of the most important tasks as hacking is on the rise. Do you have what it takes to keep your data safe? Test your skills and knowledge with our quiz on modern data security issues!
There’s hardly a business in existence that isn’t impacted by computer viruses. Chances are you’ve done battle with some of these infections, but do you remember their names?
Symantec’s latest Norton-branded product, Internet Security 2012 builds on its impressive predecessor of last year with some new features and enhancements to build an impressive all-round security suite.