Secure Data What Do You Need To Know To Protect Your Data Published 3 months ago on May 21, 2020 By Chris Holroyd Information Security Specialist Denis Gamayunov on the basic concepts of this area. Post-Science continues to talk about modern technologies and competencies of the future in the project “ Knowledge Bank ”, prepared jointly with Sberbank Corporate University . Cyberspace Cybersphere, cyberspace (an undefined term) is a context of human interaction, established in digital signal flows. To interact with other people and machines in this digital environment, people must express their thoughts in writing codes and graphic images without using gestures, contacts, or physical presence. Thus, cyberspace is best understood as virtual space or medium. Internet of things The Internet of things is a term that means a large and ever-increasing set of digital devices operating on networks with global potential. The concept of the Internet of things describes a computer network of physical objects (“things”) equipped with built-in technologies for interacting with each other or with the external environment. In contrast to the conventional Internet, which is also called the Internet of people, the Internet of things is formed exclusively by intelligent sensors and other similar devices that may be susceptible to cyber attacks. Cybersecurity Cybersecurity is a set of tools, strategies, security principles, security guarantees, risk management approaches, training, practical experience, insurance and technologies that can be used to protect the cyber sphere, Organization & user resources include connected computer devices, personnel, infrastructure, applications, services, telecommunication systems, and the entire set of transmit and / or stored information in cyber sphere. Hacker A hacker is skilled programmer who can find quick and elegant ways to fix bugs or make changes to software. Interestingly, in the Russian-speaking environment, the word “hacker” is often used as a synonym for the word “attacker”: a person committing various kinds of illegal actions in the field of computer science. It’s more correct to call cybercriminals the word “blackjacker” (from English blackhat ). Computer attack Computer attack – targeted unauthorized influence on information, on the resource of an automated information system or gaining unauthorized access to them using software or hardware and software. As a rule, an attack exploits one or another vulnerability in the attacked information system or a combination of vulnerabilities. Vulnerability Vulnerability – a flaw in the computer system, the use of which leads to a violation of the integrity of the system and incorrect operation. The vulnerability arises as a result of programming errors, flaws that were allowed when designing the system, weak passwords, malware, and so on. Hardware bookmark Hardware tab – a device in an electronic circuit, covertly embedded to other elements that can interfere with the work of a computer system. The result of the hardware bookmark can be either a complete disabling of the system, or a violation of its normal functioning, for example, unauthorized access to information, modification or blocking. A hardware bookmark can be used to covertly collect data from the system and transmit it to an attacker, and the introduction of such a bookmark is possible both in production and throughout the supply chain from the manufacturer to the end user. Compromise Compromise (hacking) is the result of a successful attack on a system vulnerability. In cryptography, this term is used to indicate the fact of access by an unauthorized person to the protected information, as well as suspicion of it. Most often they consider the compromise of a private key, a private algorithm, a digital certificate, accounts (passwords), subscribers, or other secured elements, allowing to verify the identity of the participant in the exchange of information. They often talk about getting a shell (remote access to the system with user or administrator rights) as a result of successful compromise. Attack detection Detection of attacks is the process of constant monitoring of an information system in order to detect and block computer attacks on it. The process can be carried out using special software or hardware, cybersecurity specialists, cloud monitoring centers (the so-called SOC – Security Operations Center ), and even government services. For example, in Russia there is GosSOPKA – a distributed system for detecting and preventing computer attacks, which is supervised by the FSB. Vulnerability Detection Vulnerability Detection – the process of analyzing an information system in order to detect possible problems in the security system, assess and eliminate vulnerabilities. Vulnerability detection can include research and reverse engineering of the software and hardware components of the system, analysis of program code using special methods to detect previously unknown flaws – this is done by hackers and security researchers, and if successful, they talk about detecting a “zero day vulnerability” (0 day) . Vulnerability detection may also involve analyzing the system for the presence of known flaws, and then we can talk about “penetration testing” or security analysis using the “black box”, “gray box,” “transparent box” methods. In this case, special safety scanners can be used in combination with manual analysis. Protected software Protected software (safe software) – it is customary to talk about software development methodologies that developers can or should use to minimize the likelihood of vulnerabilities in their programs and, as a result, reduce the possible consequences of attacks on these programs. Many large companies have already moved or are actively transitioning to the secure software development cycle, in which hackers play one of the key roles. Encryption key An encryption key is secret information (a set of numbers and letters) that is used by the algorithm to encrypt and decrypt information. There are symmetric ciphers (in this case, one key is used for encryption and decryption) and asymmetric, in which each participant has their own key pair: public and private. The public (public key) is accessible to everyone and is often used to encrypt data when the browser accesses the server using the SSL / TLS protocol. Private (secret key) is known only to the owner of the site. Used to decrypt data sent by the browser. In practice, public and private key encryption is used to negotiate a symmetric cipher key between the browser and the server at the very beginning of HTTPS interaction Chris Holroyd https://www.apzomedia.com/ Chris Holroyd is a tech magazine writer who has been extensively writing in the technology field for a few years. He has written several articles which have provided exciting and knowledgeable information on Digital marketing and tech support in United State. See author's posts Related Topics: Don't Miss Recover Data from USB Drive/Pen Drive/Flash Disk to Unhide and Recover Lost File Continue Reading You may like Click to comment Secure Data Recover Data from USB Drive/Pen Drive/Flash Disk to Unhide and Recover Lost File Published 3 months ago on May 2, 2020 By Chris Holroyd Summary: Recover Data from USB Drive/Pendrive or other Flash disk is one of the commonly faced problems by may users either working on Windows OS or other platforms. In this section, I want to solve your problem in how to recover data from USB Drive or a Pen Drive including other removable drive data. USB flash drives have replaced the floppy disks or CDs that were used before for storing data, keeping back-up and transferring computer files from one place to another. Being small and faster medium of carrying all your crucial data which may have thousands of times more capable of storage. Sometimes a perfectly fine drive can become corrupt due to invalid data in the GPT or MBR or directory structure on the USB drive itself, you may lose the data from the flash drive. In such cases, you might find out that your USB is inaccessible or unresponsive while accessing that device on your Windows platforms when you insert the USB drive into a USB port of your system. If this happens, there is no need to getting upset about it because you can fix it! Reasons for Data deletion or corruption of USB Flash or Pen Drive. One of the very much known reasons of data loss from a USB flash drive is removing the media from the computer incorrectly or Virus attack. As a result, the file system gets damaged and lots of data are sometimes hidden. Basically, in such situation like hidden data the drive’s content are not actually damaged nor the data is lost. In some cases, the unsafe removal can damage cells, which hold the internal flash drive information, and cannot be accessed or repaired by operating systems. To extract information from this kind of failure you need help from a professional data recovery services. Note: Because of such reasons it is important to safely remove the external device from the system and never unplug any USB drive while it is reading or writing information. An easy method to Recover data from USB Drive or Unhide? When you find out that USB Drive is not showing any data, which you recently stored in it. Sometimes what happens is that due to virus attack data or files within the flash drive it get hidden and we literally format the Pen drive because the virus has attacked it. Though there is a solution of format disk before formatting, the disk tries and unhide the data from the Flash Drive first. For that you just have to type some special symbols in the search box; i.e. “.*” if the data is hidden in the USB drive it will unhide the files and you can see it. The second method that you can perform to recover files due to virus attack. Plug in your removable drive, memory card or USB to your computer In the start menu, type in “cmd” in the search bar, hit enter and then you can see something named “cmd.exe” under a list of programs. Right click “cmd. exe” and then you will get the command windows that allows you to recover virus infected files. Type in “attrib -h -r -s /s /d drive letter:\*.*”, for example, “attrib -h -r -s /s /d G:\*.*”. After all these steps, Windows will start repairing the infected drive, memory card or USB drive. It usually takes some minutes. Please wait for while patiently. After the repairing process has finished, check if you can see all of the files. If you have successfully recovered the data from the USB drive, memory card or hard drive which was infected by virus, Congratulations! But if not, please don’t despair. You have another option. Just try the USB data recovery software! Alternative Method to Recover Data from USB Drive As Recovering Data of USB Flash Drives by the manual way is quite a risk and sometimes there is not an accurate result. But now you can easily Recover files from a USB Flash Drive by using Removable Media Data Recovery aka USB Data Recovery. This software is very good windows utility well programmed to recover data from corrupt or damaged removable media, such as Compact Disc (CDs), Digital Versatile Disc (DVDs), Blue Ray Disc, External Hard Drives, USB Pen Drives, USB Flash Drives, SD Cards. Can successfully restore all your missing data of the USB Flash drive, there no doubt. Pen Drive Recovery supports recovery from formatted drives can also be done successfully without any harm to the external drive. Final Words This is one of the best methods to recover data from the USB drive or to unhide data. But if the above-mentioned technique does not work out then you can use SysInfoTools Removable Media Data Recovery to restore/recover the corrupted data from a hard drive or USB Drive without any further data loss. Chris Holroyd https://www.apzomedia.com/ Chris Holroyd is a tech magazine writer who has been extensively writing in the technology field for a few years. He has written several articles which have provided exciting and knowledgeable information on Digital marketing and tech support in United State. See author's posts Continue Reading Secure Data FoneDog Android Data Recovery Review Published 5 months ago on March 11, 2020 By Chris Holroyd Have you ever experienced that you carelessly deleted your significant data, such as photos, message, and files on your android device, however, no matter how hard you tried, you just could not restore them. At this time, you may quite upset with your carelessness and want to scream. You swear to god that you won’t let this happen again, but who can predict that when you will accidentally break your android device. Fortunately, with the development of the technology, a lot of third party android data recovery toolkit is made, with which you can restore your lost data easily. Here comes a question: there are many third party android data recovery software, but which one is more efficient and safer for us to use. Don’t worry. We know what you need, so we highly recommend FoneDog Android Data Recovery to you. Part 1: What Is FoneDog Android Data Recovery Toolkit? FoneDog Android Data Recovery toolkit aims at providing an easy way to do data recovery. It can restore lost data on Android devices from many common reasons, such as accidental deletion, OS/ Rooting Error, Virus Attack, SD Card Issue and so on. The recovery software supports many types of android devices (from android 2.3 to android 9.0), for example, Samsung devices, Huawei devices, Motorola devices, LG devices, HTC devices, Sony devices, Google Chrome and so on. The program is able to restore many types of files, like WhatsApp, messages, contacts, videos, photos, call history and any other data of your android device. As for the recovery steps, just one click to restore your lost files on an Android device, and the process is done on your PC, for which you do not need to worry about the disclosure of personal information. What’s more, you can not only try this data recovery software for free and have a look on your lost data before you purchase it, but also enjoy the 30-day money-back guarantee after you buy this data recovery software. Part 2: How To Recover Data With FoneDog Android Data Recovery Toolkit? After you have a brief understanding of what FoneDog Android Data Recovery Toolkit is, you maybe want to know how to use this perfect third party data recovery toolkit to restore lost data. Therefore, let me show you an easy step by step guide. Here are as follows. Step 1: Install FoneDog Toolkit and Connect Your Android Device First of all, go to the official websites at https://www.fonedog.com/ to down FoneDog Android Data Recovery toolkit. Then initiate the program and use a USB cable to connect your android phone with your PC. Step 2: Permit USB Debugging on Your Android Device After connecting your android device to your computer, you need to permit USB Debugging on your android device. FoneDog Android Data Recovery will request you to permit USB Debugging on your android device if the debugging mode has not opened yet on your phone. Please don’t worry. USB Debugging mode just a way to connect your android device with your PC by using a USB cable. Here shows you how to get into this mode in different types of android devices. As for earlier to Android 2.3: go to “ Setting”> press “ Applications”> press “ Development”> choose “ USB Debugging” As for Android 3.0 to Android 4.1: go to “ Setting”> press “Develop options”> choose “ USB Debugging” As for Android 4.2 to latest one: go to “ Setting”> press “ About Phone”> in order to get into a developer mode, press the “ Build number” several times > go back to “ Settings” > press “Developer options”> choose “ USB Debugging” When the steps were done, press “ OK” on FoneDog Android Data Recovery and click “OK” on your android phone. Step 3: Select Data Types to Recover on Android Device When the process of software detection of the android phone is finished successfully, the FoneDog toolkit will show all the files types it can restore. If you don’t take any further action, the program will detect all the file types automatically. Or you can select the data types, which you want to restore. After that press “ Next” to start the process of scanning. Step 4: Select the Missing Data to Restore When the process of scanning starts, please patiently wait for a few minutes. After the scanning process finished, the detail information of the selected files will show to you. You can have a look before you take further action. The files you want to restore can be marked and then press “ Recover” to store all of them on your PC. Step 5: Patiently Wait for the Recovery Process How long does the recovery process take depending on how much data you want to restore. Besides, the phone memory and the number of overwritten data also have an influence on the time of the process of recovery. Thus, please wait patiently. Part 3: In Conclusion Accidentally missing some important data is a super upsetting thing, especially only at this time do we know may have a high possibility of not restoring them anymore. Therefore, in order to not let this happen, we do need an Android data recovery toolkit. That’s why FoneDog Android Data Recovery is quite good for android device users. It can guarantee the safety of your personal information, meanwhile, help you to recover your precious data. Come on and download the FoneDog toolkit right now, and use it to restore you lost data. Don’t forget you can have a try before you purchase it and enjoy the right of the 30-day guarantee. Just get start it! Chris Holroyd https://www.apzomedia.com/ Chris Holroyd is a tech magazine writer who has been extensively writing in the technology field for a few years. He has written several articles which have provided exciting and knowledgeable information on Digital marketing and tech support in United State. See author's posts Continue Reading Secure Data Which platform is best for your online store? Published 1 year ago on April 27, 2019 By susandaigle23 Electronic commerce has always been a booming industry at every step of technological evolution. People on the Internet are increasingly creating a great demand for online shopping channels. There are many new online shopping sites that appear every day. When you are planning to sell online, choosing a custom e-commerce platform is one of the most important tasks. It is sometimes difficult to make decisions about the choice of a particular platform. Most of them provide services based on standard functionality. In the same way with the ability to show products from an online catalogue, accept online payments, manage orders and customers and provide after-sales support. Some of them provide more sophisticated functionality, such as the function of online marketing, advanced security, inventory management, smart business, the ability to manage or integrate with any other API makes the difference compared to standard features. In this post, we review the main e-commerce platforms CMS in which you can check all the details that are current trends and that are available for an online store. Magento It is one of the most popular and largest open source platforms that contains many features that will help your online business. It is one of the best e-commerce platforms that offer a scalable and high-performance service for all online stores of small, medium and large sizes. It also provides unlimited customization options to run the store in the cloud or on your own server and control everything that is offered. Depending on the requirements of your company, you can choose a platform (cloud, community, company). It has an extensive library of demonstrations that will help you build an online store with amazing features that you might need. Advantages, disadvantages and characteristics of Magento The Magento development process is different compared to other platforms, but what makes it different are its characteristics. The development of a store with Magento offers a lot to the owner and the developers of the store with powerful marketing, also with tools of catalogue management and SEO. Even when you are interested in changing platforms, it is easy to migrate through Magento Migration. It is an e-commerce platform that is highly full of rich features and allows the store to make efficient use with the flexibility of the functions that it disrupts. Mobile response capability SEO Compatibility Omni order management channel Business intelligence tool B2B integration Multiple languages and currency support Unlimited product attributes. Payment of a single page Customization of the order status Shopify Shopify is one of the e-commerce solutions that helps create an online store for companies. It is a software as a service (Saas) solution for the web development of an online store. It is not necessary to install any software on your computer. Shopify has very prominent user support that will help you solve any problem you have regarding the platform. The monthly rates to make configurations of your store are low and it is one of the splendid options for the start of your business if you are an inexperienced user. It also offers you a mobile application that allows you to manage your store from anywhere. When you have problems, the Shopify support team will always be there to help you. Read more at website not showing on google Advantages, disadvantages and features of Shopify Shopify has its own POS (Point of Sale) system that allows one to sell their products at the Go or Brick and Mortar store without additional tools or machinery such as cash registers, etc. Visually attractive online store Integrations with applications Mobile response capability Exceptional customer service Excellent loading speed Disadvantages Even after analyzing all the advantages of Shopify that are mentioned above, there are also some disadvantages. One of the most important parts of it is an additional transaction fee that you will be charged for not using Shopify payments. WooCommerce It is a free WordPress plugin. This is an open source platform that provides users with a feature with extensive and easy to use experience, which makes it perfect for new e-commerce companies. It even helps you to have an idea of an online business that is easy to understand without creating any doubt about it. WooCommerce can be downloaded for free and, despite being free, offers a huge amount of extensive functions, although it is also extremely flexible in nature. Advantages, disadvantages and features of WooCommerce Woocommerce never forces the user to go beyond their comfort zone; It helps you with more open doors. Help you build an incredible online store. Many customization options Professional and simple Applications in abundance WooThemes Great flexibility Disadvantages When it comes to a complete solution for e-commerce, there are some priorities that must be met and completed with plugins that are used mainly, but woocommerce uses only the WordPress plugins. WooCommerce is free, but there are many plugins that are needed that are not, this plays a vital role in the development of an online store. The WooCommerce platform does not offer any hosting solution, which means that everything from security to any other problem depends on you. Prestashop Prestashop is one of the most popular eCommerce platforms, which is easily available for free because it is an open source eCommerce CMS. It is designed to create, manage and launch successful online stores without any licensing fees. This platform was created using PHP code and MySQL data management for web 2.0. It is compatible with several payment gateways such as Google Checkout, PayPal or several banks. Prestashop’s web development requires fewer servers and resources compared to other eCommerce platforms. Advantages, disadvantages and features of Prestashop It is completely free and, although this helps you save a lot in cost, especially if you want to develop it at an affordable price, unlike others, it also has a premium version. Demographic assistance Economic choice Limited scalability (Prestashop is especially for small and medium stores) The backend interface is very attractive Debugging is much easier Disadvantages The payment gateway modules generate some errors with the response time of the gateways, so they must be controlled. There are some incidents that are generated during the operations in the time frame because the system is not perfect and also keep the stock is complex. The incidents cannot be recognized in the databases for more than 10,000 products that can slow down the operation of the online store. Some modules must be purchased since they do not come with the base package. Read More : How & When you should take the Char Dham Yatra susandaigle23 Frank C. Howard has been the lead news writer at Old Fashioned since 1871. He worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the Olden Times and is a Civil War veteran. See author's posts Continue Reading Secure Data Removal Steps Of Search Encrypt Virus From Windows Published 1 year ago on March 13, 2019 By Chris Holroyd If the usual browser that you visit is redirecting you to some other page then there is a possibility that there is a browser hijacker on your computer. Search encrypt is a damaging browser hijacker plus an advertising program that gets installed cunningly on your computer as an extension. This extension is accountable for upsetting your computer’s settings. Search encrypt comes to the forefront as the default start-up page and acts like your standard search engine. But in reality, it is a misleading application because of this it is classified as a potentially unwanted program also. If you are reading this article, it’s apparent that your browser is showing up Search encrypt web page in place of the default homepage or the browser ends redirecting you to unwanted websites. You want to get rid of Search encrypt. Deliberating why these changes are happening on your computer, the answer is – the presence of browser hijackers, this might have got installed on your machine via a free program. Now, how do we fix it? You perhaps are looking to get rid of the Search encrypt as well as you want to restore all your browser setting to the default state, i.e., homepage, new tab and the default search engine. In the manual below you will be guided through a few easy steps you need to follow in order to resolve this issue. After this infection sneaks into your computer, the first thing your internet browsers would show is the search encrypt site. The search encrypts virus is a nasty browser hijacker which just not modifies the search engines on the browser but it redirects most of your search to infected web pages, which would consist hidden harmful ads or let’s say the browser would be infected with adware. As we all know that the work of the adware is to redirect the search result displaying unwanted Ads, malicious websites or it would give your fake security alerts. This adware can also be set as spyware to collect personal details from the computer. How Does Search Encrypt Enter In Your Pc? Search encrypt virus users acquire this unwanted program by downloading some free software from a random website. It suddenly starts displaying pop-up links and also shows a flood of unsolicited advertisements suddenly, which harms your computer. The main objective of this adware is to gain profit and making money from displaying online ads which will allure the users to click on them and generate web traffic and money for its creators. This adware monitors your online search activities, collects the data and further pass the information to the third party with the aim to achieve monetary benefits and promoting the advertisements. How Malicious Is Search Encrypts? As soon as Search encrypts toolbar gets added to your browser. It keeps collecting all your online visits and data and tracks the user’s browsing history and keywords used. The collected and sensitive information is then shared with the third party who in turn use it for their advantage, to generate revenue and generate web traffic. It may freeze your system. This virus makes your online privacy vulnerable to threat. Detected Behaviors: 1) Post the infection enters your computer, it changes the default homepage and search engine. 2) Adds an extension to your browser settings. 3) It also slows down your browsing speed. 4) The sudden rush of many pop-up ads and banners on the user’s browser. 5) Redirects you to the new URL, automatically. Targeted Browsers: 1) Google Chrome 2) Mozilla Firefox 3) Internet Explorer We suggest the user do away from this nasty browser hijacker like search encrypt at the earliest because it will not get better but worsen until further action is taken at the appropriate time so you will get how to remove search encrypt virus. We highly recommend to buy and install the best antivirus called Malware Crusher- Once the action of this browser hijacker is properly channelized. It will correctly be diagnosed, and give reports of any foreseen risks are normalized by inventing antimalware code. Online tracking should always be on as this will help for an antimalware tool to take up more issues like upcoming malware or threats care. Malware Crusher helps to remove most of the common threats from your computer and makes most of the infected windows resources with a secure and safer variable. Malware Crusher works on the overall health of the computer, a wise decision to installing Malware Crusher on your PC is required in the present setting. Malware Crusher gives you access to the latest, updated and refined versions of the software with critical and emergency updates. Another security tool to safeguard your computer from Search encrypts, we are recommending the best antivirus called ITL. Why should you invest in this tool? Once installed this application can detect any possible virus attack, and it instantaneously scans your PC/Mac for potentially unwanted items and gets them fixed timely. Our esteem customer gets right for 24*7 365 days support for all PC/Mac problems. Get instant technical support for all your computer related issues from our executives. This tool is your go-to solution which will enhance maintenance and security; it safeguards the online activities also. Here the user gets all vital information about most of vulnerable sites and domains on all major browsers. The user’s biggest concern is to keep the store data and files secure and need for more space, ITL works on this issue and gives its users more free storage space by removing all the unwanted items from your system. This tool helps to freely use your computer through a secure & smooth system without interruptions. 5. Another concern of the users is junk files and invalid registries on the system. ITL is a complete web and windows upkeep & protection suite. It aids the users to remove unnecessary data, and the users get a cleaner and faster computer. It also works as a protection shield from malware infections such as adware, spyware, etc. which affect your PC and slow it down. Chris Holroyd https://www.apzomedia.com/ Chris Holroyd is a tech magazine writer who has been extensively writing in the technology field for a few years. He has written several articles which have provided exciting and knowledgeable information on Digital marketing and tech support in United State. See author's posts Continue Reading Secure Data Security of Data as well as DATA BACKUP in Azure Published 2 years ago on November 14, 2018 By Stephan321 The security issues are increasing day by day making every business and every individual vulnerable to data loss. Issues like malware, ransomware and intrusions are growing. It is now a necessity to provide, security against these attacks. Backup to azure is the secure way to save your data from these attacks. Protecting data is the most important thing in your business which you have to take care about. These attacks have huge impacts on the businesses and result in demolishment of the businesses. The report by MalwareBytes shows that, the ransomware attacks have been increased from 90% to 93% for the businesses. After attacking the data the next in line of attacks are the backups. In order to save the data backups as well, you require Azure. The innovations are increasing and the attackers are not only confined to data corruption now. There are new ransomware tools which are effecting backups as well. You have to take backup in count. Protection of backups is important. The data backups should be encrypted and should be accessed through proper authentications. Set of concerns for backup security: When it comes to backup to Azure, it ensures that there is a multi-layer security which provides the protection to backups as well. Few things are enlisted here which you should consider when you want to secure your backups as well as your data. Offsite backups: You have to ensure that, you have created backups on some separate locations. In case of Azure the backups are stored in offsite location that, is maintained by Azure backup service. Multi-factor authentication: Azure ensures that, there is a multi-level authentication system for critical applications. There is two factor authentication for any changes in backups. Encryption: The data which is backed up should be encrypted as well. It should be encrypted during transit and at rest. In Azure the backups are encrypted by using AES 256 and sent via HTTPS to the cloud. Limited access: Specific amount of data is accessed by specific people. Specific access is allowed to various roles of your organization. Alerting: The alerts are sent to the admin if there are any changes in the critical operations. Delayed Delete: The backup is kept for 14 days after the deletion that if the data is required then the data can be recovered. It is important to secure your data and it can be done by backup to Azure. By growing advancements in the cyber-attacks the backups are also vulnerable along with the data itself. Through backup to Azure the data is also secure and the backup of data is also secure. Stephan321 See author's posts Continue Reading Secure Data What’s the difference between cybersecurity vs information security? Published 2 years ago on November 2, 2018 By heather_neves Whether small or large, every business today relies on digital technology. With the advancing pace of the technology, people are spending too much of time on the internet. Since everything is going digital, why not make the business digital as well? We live in the era where the online presence is significant for any business to stay in the market. From accessing the services to knowing about the products, with the mere click, everything becomes more comfortable and quicker. However, remember as the technology evolves, it comes with a lot of threats, and one of them happens to be cyber attacks that occur every now and then. To prevent it from happening, the role of various security systems, cyber-security and information security came into existence. What is Cyber Security? Cyber Security is the way of protecting the data and information from hackers. It is not only large businesses, but small businesses or business services providers are also vulnerable to cyber attacks. That is why almost all the companies hire IT department to install robust protocols that will protect their business. The professionals provide you with the security to the servers, networks, intranets, wireless connections and computer systems. Additionally, it also ensures you that only authorized users can access the information and the devices. Since we are always with the evolving of technology, one has to stay updated with the latest measures for cyber-security alongside to know about the various attacks that take place. The most common cyber attacks are phishing, malware, SQL injection, Man-in-the-middle attack and so much more is included. Now let us see what exactly information security means. What is Information Security? The name itself suggests that information security means the perseverance of the data and information. Another name of the information security is also known as the “data security”. Often people misunderstood that the data and information hold the same meaning. There is a thin line difference between the two. Not every data is the information. However, when the data is interrupted in some form of the context is known as the information. For instance, “4321932948” is just a data that is much unheard about. Then you come to know about the digit that it is the phone number of someone. That proves when data has some sort of meaning it is called information, thereby also known as the “data security”. Difference between the Cyber Security and Information Security The first difference between the cyber and information security is related to the safety. If you have a lot of confidential document lined up, then there is no doubt you need physical protection in shielding the data so that no one ends up stealing it from you. As everything is becoming digital, the data and information are also stored on the server and cloud. It becomes immensely essential to protect it with the advanced tools and methods. So if you cannot put the lock on the computer or any other device, you can still padlock digitally your servers, intranets, and computer systems – that is cyber-security. While information security deals with the protection of information assets from the unauthorized access into the system. In both the scenario of information and cyber security – the significance of the data is very crucial. In cyber-security, the primary motive is to protect the confidential data of the company through the latest hacks and innovations. Information security deals with the prevention of information assets from the threats. The fundamental goal of information security is to manage the information assets along with their integrity, confidentiality, and of course availability. Cyber Security copes up with the threats and other attacks that may or might not have their existence in the cyberspace like protecting the social media accounts and additional personal information. The professionals of cyber-security deal with the advanced and insistently repetitive threats. It merely means that the danger is about to occur, breaking into the cyberspace and then getting all the sensitive information. Whereas information security is the core foundation of data security. The experts involved with it will prioritize the resources first and then deal with all the threats and attacks. We live in the world where everything is becoming digital. We are continuously sharing information on the platforms. One has to become extra cautious, as there are a lot of threats on the internet. A minor mistake and the threats can enter into your systems thereby gathering all the statistics. It is very crucial to stay updated with the ongoing threats. Therefore, to prevent all of it, cyber-security and information security appears and plays an important role. Though, there is a difference between cyber-security and information security. We have jotted down in the above article what exactly it means and how cyber-security and information are different from the other. heather_neves See author's posts Continue Reading Latest Trending Videos Web Hosting1 day ago Best Email Hosting For Small Business in 2020 Digital Marketing1 day ago Social Media Strategies That Develop Your E-commerce Business to Next Level During COVID-19 Web Hosting6 days ago What are the upsides of the Azure cache for the Redis server? 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