Companies are increasingly using the internet to conduct all sorts of transactions. People shop at eCommerce sites, while businesses use social media platforms to market and recruit talent. The internet is buzzing with data going from one place to another. With these growing volumes of data that go through various networks and land in firms’ databases, the need for rigid cybersecurity strategies is greater than ever before. Thus, it is time to look closely at what is being done in this field. Interestingly, one of the ways to enhance cybersecurity is by utilizing recruiting automation.

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Over the last couple of decades, many entrepreneurs and small business owners as well as global business giants have seen the value of selling their goods and services online through e-commerce as opposed to opening a physical brick and mortar store. 

While e-commerce, whether it is social media selling ventures, websites, or online marketplaces, is incredibly profitable when done right (especially in relation to overhead costs in traditional setups) it is still a ripe feeding ground for malicious hackers and breaches of cybersecurity. 

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In this age of digitalization, it is becoming increasingly crucial for businesses to have a reliable and secure online presence. However, this comes with a downside of higher risks to cyberattacks. Now and then, businesses fall victim to cyber-attacks that could have been prevented with the proper cybersecurity measures. This is where engaging managed cybersecurity services can be beneficial to your business. 

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Companies doing business with the Department of Defense (DoD) often become targets of different cyberattacks. Defense contractors become targets because the DoD sources them to carry out various tasks, including storing and sharing sensitive information. Therefore, without proper security safeguards, it can threaten the lives of service members and National Security.

That’s why cybersecurity and privacy regulations have been changed or updated over the past decade. Hackers are finding new and sophisticated ways to launch cyberattacks on information systems of contractors and subcontracts. As a result, the DoD has implemented laws and regulations to protect its data. 

Several cybersecurity standards may come from federal, state, local, or tribal agencies. Therefore, this article will serve as a brief guide to some DoD cybersecurity regulations.

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Microsoft has just released version 1903 for the Windows operating system. The update includes several new features: the ransomware protection feature for Windows Defender, which is the built-in virus protection software for Windows 10.

However, users no longer need to worry about data protection with the latest protection features. To enable this feature, PC users must have Windows 10 version 1903 and a fast internet connection.

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Technological advancements stimulate creativity, adaptability and market expansion, and there is no disputing the global digital revolution we are currently experiencing. Let’s take a look at six recent technical developments and inventions you should be aware of.

1. Advanced Artificial Intelligence

Over the last decade, artificial intelligence (AI) has garnered considerable attention. It remains one of the most crucial emergent technology innovations and profoundly affects how humanity lives, works and plays. AI is truly a technology that’s still in its infancy.

AI is now widely recognized for its use in picture and voice recognition, ride-sharing apps, personal assistants on mobile devices, navigation apps and various other applications.

Machine learning, a trendy subcategory of artificial intelligence, is being applied in many sectors, increasing the demand for skilled personnel.

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Keeping your business safe from cybersecurity threats should be a priority. As the cases increase in recent years, you don’t want your business to experience data loss. With this in mind, it’s crucial to take the necessary steps to know the IT vulnerabilities that can put your network at risk and find ways to boost your security.  

A vulnerability is generally a weakness or flaw in the system or network. In most cases, cybercriminals might find ways to exploit these to damage or infiltrate the system. Always remember that vulnerabilities are present in the system or network. Additionally, they’re not the result of an intentional effort, but cybercriminals might make the most out of these flaws during their attacks.  

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In the age of the internet, more organizations are slowly transferring their data to the cloud. It was not long ago when an employee had to carry a flash drive around in case they’d have to present a report. Although some employees still use a flash drive, it was more a backup solution than a necessity.

Smart offices have become clutter-free since management can approve requests and reports with a push of a button. However, seamless collaboration between colleagues can be a challenge due to slow adoption and a lack of technical know-how.

Communication can also be a factor in making collaboration challenging to organizations. Messages are ‘left on read’ because some employees don’t know how to reply. They may also be overwhelmed by the number of messages they receive every day. You won’t know if they’ve acknowledged it unless they respond or react to the message you sent.

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The very first radio frequency identification (RFID) device was created in 1946 by the Russian physicist Leon Theremin. So RFID systems aren’t a new technology by any means.

However, if you’re well informed of the news, you probably already know that RFID systems have been the rage for quite some time now in many industries. This prominence might be because the necessary equipment to set up an RFID system is more affordable these days than ever before.

Hence, pretty much everyone can develop their own systems, given that they have the necessary expertise. In fact, you can build a fairly decent system with a budget of only USD$1,000. But while it’s indeed more affordable, the fact that security is still necessary for RFID systems remains. On that note, here are five tips to help you secure your RFID system:

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