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5 Most Common Cyber Threats to Schools

Cybersecurity is one of the vital concerns of our days. Cyber threats can become a headache for any individual or institution, and schools are no exception. While school safety has always been a number one priority, the issue with cybersecurity is rather new. Of course, cybersecurity threats have been a part of the conversation on school safety for a while. However, there is a lot of misunderstanding and disinformation that still prevail in the discussion regarding Cyber Threats to Schools.

Living in the digital age has a tonne of advantages, from having instant access to seemingly endless amounts of information to being able to connect effortlessly to people on the other side of the world. But with such a high degree of peer-to-peer connectivity, comes the inevitable threats of spam and scams. Thus, spam filters become necessary and unavoidable. Here is the list of the 9 best spam filters for you to stay secure.

The Critical Role of Endpoint Detection and Response and Best Practices

Endpoints are not just a means of providing access or services to customers and employees. They are also a potential gateway for attackers to infiltrate your system. Since you cannot simply eliminate endpoints to prevent criminal infiltration, you must instead make sure that they are as secure as possible. One step towards achieving this is adopting an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution.

How to Create Safe and Secure Passwords

Maintaining safe & secure passwords sometimes feel like a discomfort. With the spike in our web usage, We have to use passwords all the time. And, it’s so easy to forget that every password must be unique and strong.In this article, we will describe the 10 most effective methods that will help you make your passwords stronger.

Astra's Web Hosting Malware Scanner and Antivirus

Hosting servers are the foothold of a website. Reasonably, it becomes a nightmare for the administrator if the hosting server goes south due to a malware infection. It is nothing less than painful to detect the source & level of infection. Furthermore, the search for the solution in these cases seems endless. But, your pain would have been relieved long back, had you found a good web host malware scanner.

AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Online Data Safety in 2019

Over the past few decades, artificial intelligence has evolved from a science-fiction cliche to an essential component of everyday technology. More than half a century later, we’re firmly entrenched in the age of machine learning, thanks largely to the growth of AI. This technology imitates human intelligence, enabling machines to contemplate, judge, and reach their own decisions. Until recently, that required a level of expertise only humans were capable of.

Prestashop vs Magento vs Opencart Security Compared

One of the most important parts of website development is choosing a secure and efficient Content Management Software (CMS) because a job well begun is a job half done. While there are many options to choose from the best ones in the market are- Prestashop, Magento and Opencart. This article gives a security comparison of PrestaShop vs Magento vs Opencart.

All You Need to Know About The ePrivacy Regulation

The ePrivacy Regulation will replace the ePrivacy and Electronic Communications Directive 2002, which was implemented in the UK in 2003. The fact that it is a regulation is important, as this means it will be a legal act and will be immediately enforceable in its entirety across all EU member states, as opposed to a directive, which allows states to introduce their own mechanisms, provided they match the spirit of the original directive.

13 Best Website Security Practices You Must Know in 2019

As the number of online users increases, businesses also need to establish their online presence and image. Thus, websites play a crucial role in establishing and maintaining the online presence of this business. Like the traditional business, these websites need to store extensive data about the organization – company profile, annual reports, event details, contact information, etc. But if websites does not comply with the best website security practices, misfortunes occur.

GDPR – One Year On, A Complete Analysis by Astra Security

We have almost reached the GDPR milestone. One year ago, on the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation came into effect. The most obvious question is, what all has changed since May 2018? It is high time that we discussed what has been the true effect of GDPR. And what businesses have learned over the past year? Let us find in this article.