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How do people acquire adware and how can one do away with them?
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Adware is any software that displays unwanted ads and collects the user’s private information illegally. They can be acquired by downloading free software or visiting unsafe websites. These commonly influence computers to slow down, show unwanted ads, or at times cause a computer crash. 


How do people get adware? 

Often, it’s assumed that adware is mainly gotten from pornographic sites only. However, they are everywhere. At times, there may be websites whose owners may be unaware of the criminal activities. But commonly, adware is found on free downloaded...

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Apple introduces eSIM phones in the market
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Not many countries have adopted the eSIM usage yet. Apple’s move to introduce phones with eSIM capabilities has only be embraced by very few countries in the world. The recently launched iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max have dual-SIM capabilities with one SIM card being an eSIM. The company intended one SIM card to be the normal physical SIM card, which is to be inserted in the SIM tray, while the other SIM card is intended to be an eSIM card. However, only 10 countries in the world have adopted the eSIM usage as of yet. 

The embedded SIM card technology allows iPhone users to change...

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Eliminate Bandwidth and Latency Problems
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The need to process data faster is the main reason why edge computing is becoming popular by the day. Cloud computing is now viewed to have a slow latency compared to edge computing, and that is why it is popular. Its low latency in processing information is the reason why important data is handled at the edge of the network. 


Benefits of Edge Computing 

With so many people aware of the internet today, a large percentage of people have based their daily activities on the internet – enterprises even more so. But to fulfill all tasks in a timely manner, internet...

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How Hackers are using Printers to Gain Access to Sensitive Data
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Corporations invest so much in securing the company’s data from intruders. However, they may be ignoring one thing that could be used by hackers to easily gain access to the company’s sensitive data. The IT department may use the best antivirus software to keep all the computers in the company’s network safe, but if they do not secure their printers too, they may be putting the entire company’s confidential data at risk. 


How Unsecured Printers are breaching a Corporation’s confidential data 

Today, most print devices are connected to the...

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Practical Advice
Identification and Prevention of Phishing
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Phishing is a modern-day online fraud that involves sending of suspicious messages, mostly using emails, to unsuspecting people requesting for sensitive information. The information usually requested are usernames, passwords for financial or other personal details. The common narrative used is detail verification with threats of terminating the service if the data requested is not provided. 


Common Signs for Phishing Attempts 

  1. Spelling and Grammar used in an email are the first signs of phishing. In case the meaning or structure of a sentence is incoherent, do not open any...

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Practical Advice
3 tips to avoid spy apps on your smartphone
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Smartphones have become one of the most important devices for millions of people. With the help of these phones, you can easily have a wealth of online information at your fingertips and enjoy accessing your emails and appointments whenever you want. #However, smartphones are just as prone to cyber attacks as any other computer device. Criminals don’t even have to steal your phone in order to get access to your banking details and other personal data. If you want to protect your smartphone against spyware, make sure you read the following guide: 


1. Avoid Clicking on...

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Saving Office Space
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In this competitive world, most organisations are looking for ways to reduce cost. Office space is the second-biggest expense for companies. Hot-desking or desk-sharing is one of the techniques companies have been adopting to save this precious space. It is where workers are not assigned a permanent desk and therefore they have to share with others. Desk-sharing provides a flexible working environment and most new employees such as graduates easily adapt to it. 

Implementing an effective hot-desking strategy may face resistance from employees who are used to traditional offices. Here...

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Why you should Stress on Mobile Security Policy
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Regardless of your enterprise’s size, the mobile devices used may generate a wide range of cyber security issues from time to time. Such problems expose your business to risks that can damage the company’s reputation. Look no further for a solution; take the wisest step and implement mobile security policies early for your firm. 


How Mobile Security Policies Work 

A valid mobile security policy can protect the enterprise’s Data at Rest. “Data at Rest” is all information stored on the mobile devices. For example; mobile phones, notebook...

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Practical Advice
3 Tips That Can Help Companies to Achieve Enterprise Mobility Success
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Companies experience a tough time whenever IT paradigms change. The early adopters of enterprise mobility earned tremendous benefits, while most of them realised that they had bit off more than they could chew. The enterprise mobility world is challenging, and to navigate your organization through the journey, you need more than in-house consultants. This guide outlines some key lessons that will make your enterprise’s mobility journey successful. 


1. Prioritise Processes That Deserve Mobility 

Habitually, the mobility conversation takes place in the context of...

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Choosing the Right Business Smartphone
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The right smartphone is an integral part of running a successful business. Many businessmen forget that when purchasing a smartphone and end up losing on the benefits that the right communication gadget represents. The following are some pointers to consider when getting a phone for your business: 


Battery Life 

The battery life of a smartphone is vital as it determines how long you can use it for various functions. A phone that has a low battery life is not very convenient for the upwardly mobile businessman. Some manufacturers tend to exaggerate their smartphones battery...

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