When you spend most of your time digging into cyber security, testing systems for weak points, chasing down identity theft, charting increasingly sophisticated attacks and understanding at a deep level just how vulnerable people are to online threats, it’s almost inevitable that a little paranoia creeps in.
The future of mobile banking is now, and it’s happening. In an effort to make banking safer and easier for their customers the American Bank, City National Bank is launching “Cardless Cash Access”.
Do you use Wikipedia as a trusted resource for information and background on a variety of topics? If you answered yes, you might want to rethink that. Wikipedia editors recently revealed that potential hundreds of their entries are paid ‘sockpuppet’ entries. ‘Sockpuppet’ entries are fake, and used for promotional purposes – these are infact against Wikipedia’s policies.
New web domains were launched last week, but what on earth does that mean for you and why should you care? Well, first off let’s start with what a web domain actually is – the letters that reside at the end of a web address, the most common one that we all use would be ‘.com’.
The need to secure the transmission of data between computers or between a computer and a server appeared since the first connection was made and has become ever more important as we began to send more and more data over the internet. Thus, the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and later on Transport Layer Security (TLS), which are cryptographic protocols, were created. These provide security for the data that is sent over the Internet.