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What Is Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)?

What Is Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)?

Access control solutions are commonly used to protect against data breaches. If you have sensitive or personal data, you may not want everyone to access it. With an access control solution, you can specify who can and can't access the data. Role-based access control...

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The Challenges of Kernel-Based Keyloggers

The Challenges of Kernel-Based Keyloggers

Some keyloggers are more harmful than others. All keyloggers, of course, are designed to record keystrokes. If your computer is infected with a keylogger, it will record all of your keystrokes. From emails and documents to payment information and passwords, everything...

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Mini vs Mid vs Full Tower PC Cases

Mini vs Mid vs Full Tower PC Cases

Desktop computers feature many of the same parts as laptops. They have a motherboard, memory, storage drive, processor, cooling fans and other components. Only desktops, however, have a tower. The tower is the case that contains all of a desktop computer's parts....

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4 Ways to Improve Your Cyber Awareness

4 Ways to Improve Your Cyber Awareness

Cyber Awareness Month 2022 October marks the start of Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022, which is designed to help businesses protect themselves from online threats and bring overall awareness to cybersecurity. This month is dedicated to creating tools and resources...

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What Are Temporary Internet Files Used For?

What Are Temporary Internet Files Used For?

Your web browser will likely store copies of files as you browse the internet. Known as temporary internet files, they will consume space on your computer's storage drive -- just like all other computer files. Being that they aren't essential to your web browser's...

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Antivirus Software Quarantining Explained

Antivirus Software Quarantining Explained

Quarantining is a common feature of antivirus software. Whether you use free or paid antivirus software, it may have an option to quarantine malware. The antivirus software may discover malware when scanning your computer, after which it may offer to quarantine the...

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The Link Between Ransomware and Trojans

The Link Between Ransomware and Trojans

Ransomware attacks have become increasingly common in recent years. Statistics show that over 600 million ransomware attacks were recorded in 2021, compared to just over 300 million in the year prior. While ransomware itself is a type of malware, it's often carried...

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The 4 Primary Categories of Spyware

The 4 Primary Categories of Spyware

Spyware is an all-too-common cyber threat encountered by internet users. According to Malwarebytes, four in five internet users currently have spyware on their devices. Spyware, of course, consists of software that's designed to log, track or otherwise spy on a user's...

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Linux Systems and Viruses: What You Should Know

Linux Systems and Viruses: What You Should Know

Not all computer systems run Windows. When setting up servers, in fact, many businesses use Linux. Originally released in 1991, Linux is an open-source operating system (OS) that's powered by the Linux kernel. While it offers greater protection against viruses than...

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The Basics of IP Whitelisting and How It Works

The Basics of IP Whitelisting and How It Works

Maintaining a secure network requires monitoring Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. If you discover any malicious traffic, you can blacklist the problematic IP addresses. Most firewalls support IP blacklisting. Blacklisting an IP address will prevent all traffic from...

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