Posts Tagged ‘Cloud Security’

Password SecurityCloud-based services, aka services that store your information on a server as opposed to your own hard drive, have been embraced by individuals and business users alike.

Everything from banking apps, email and even social media accounts are now all accessible via the Cloud on multiple devices with nothing more than an internet connection, which means we’re able to enjoy a greater range of services than ever before.

However, cloud accounts require passwords to restrict user access, and with so many accounts to keep track of, it’s tempting to use the same run-of-the-mill passwords for multiple services. It might be a very convenient way of doing things (after all, you need to be able to remember your logins), but by sticking to what you know, you’re increasing your vulnerability online and compromising the security of your cloud data. (more…)

CloudThere are a few key elements to focus on when keeping your cloud computing secure and safe. If you are concerned about security and are looking into cloud providers then asking them some questions about how they keep their data secure can help you made an informed decision.

Not all cloud companies are equal when it comes to safeguarding their data so make sure to be conscious of their provisions for security and whether they meet your personal criteria. No policy can guarantee 100 percent protection but better providers along with your own vigilance can help keep you safe when using cloud computing. Here are some important things to consider regarding a provider’s security level.

Physical security measures

A cloud provider must give its customers physical protection for the environment in which you store your data. Ask about their protection policies and what type of measure they have to keep access to the facility secure. (more…)

Personal Safety

Personal Safety

An overview of personal safety measures and cyber security recommendations for the average individual.

When it comes to keeping our families safe, sometimes it feels like there is never enough we can do. From background checking babysitters to requiring helmets during athletic activities, your child’s safety is your number one priority. Since the beginning of time, humans have done everything in their power to pass on their genes and survive. Protective shelters and rudimentary weapons in the Stone Ages evolved into sturdy fortresses and eventually the elaborate home security systems we know today.

While it is important to keep yourself and your loved ones physically safe, it’s also crucial to keep personal information secure. Things like social security numbers and financial account details are often stored online, but might be vulnerable to hackers or others with bad intentions. Despite the recent NSA leaks and a select few major hacking scandals, the average American’s information is actually extremely safe online. (more…)

Panda Security logoPanda Security – this is one of the world leaders developers in IT-security solutions.

Vendor products are translated into 23 languages ​​and used by millions of customers in more than 200 countries. Panda Software IT-effectively protect customers from the consequences of the resources that may be caused by the actions of viruses, intruders and other Internet threats.

The company was founded in Spain in 1990. In five years Panda Security has become a leader in the antivirus market in Spain, and in 1996 began its international expansion. To date, the company has sales offices in 56 countries.

Panda Security proposes a new security model, specially designed to deal with new types of cyber crime. In this model, implemented efficient technologies and products with a high ability to detect threats. The company has several product lines for home and business users: software, security appliances and managed security services. The vendor is also the creator of the first antivirus Panda Cloud Antivirus, allows deployment of protection from the cloud. (more…)