How many businesses dealing with European clients are aware that the new Global Data Protection Regulation coming into effect on May 25th this year will affect how they store and deal with customer information?
The more connected companies become to the internet, the more hacks are taking place. Just in 2017 there were some whoppers. Equifax was hacked, which put the personal data of half of America online, Yahoo announced that three billion of their accounts had been hacked and even the NSA – which is supposed to be as secure as they come – had their toolkit exposed.
And those are the big boys. These companies have thousands of people working on their cyber security. So what can a smaller business do? I mean, sure you might not get international headlines but what does that matter if it turns out your entire company has been compromised?
Whenever we use the internet, we’re bombarded by advertisements from every company we’ve ever googled or site similar to ones we’ve clicked through. Or, when streaming a show, an ad pops up and takes you to a different screen entirely. Many larger networks use the same advertisement companies, making it easy for them to track your movement through the internet. And, because ads come from these centralized networks, you’re inadvertently connecting to several different servers that distribute those banner or block advertisements that get in between you and your content.
No one wants to have their inbox flooded with unwanted emails but unfortunately, there is almost no way to stop it completely. What you can do is learn how to limit the amount of email spam you receive which helps a lot. The following tips should help you clear your inbox starting today, and keep it cleaner than it’s been in a very long time.
It’s almost impossible to ignore social media in contemporary society. Today, almost everybody has a presence in social media. Many businesses are also promoting products and services over social platforms. This has made things easier for everybody including students, presidents and stars. In fact, modern internet users recommend or refer friends to the best services and products over social media. Nevertheless, this has come with cybersecurity issues that some people don’t know about.