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Preventing Intellectual Property Theft

It would be hard to find a company today that has not wound its way through the digital transformation to some extent. And whether its final product is in the form of software coding or scientific formulas, the increasing digitization of sensitive information puts intellectual property at risk of theft. As all aspects of life move tighter into the electronic embrace, the challenge for businesses and their intellectual property is keeping

iPhone Apps With Camera Permissions Can Secretly Take Your Photos Without You Noticing

Are you a proud iPhone owner? If yes, this could freak you up. Trust me! Your iPhone has a serious privacy concern that allows iOS app developers to take your photographs and record your live video using both front and back camera—all without any notification or your consent. This alarming privacy concern in Apple’s mobile operating system was highlighted by an Austrian developer and Google engineer, Felix Krause, who detailed

Great Big List of Cybersecurity Resources

Beef up your cybersecurity knowledge with this list of cybersecurity resources, including data threats, data breaches, books, jobs, companies and VC funding Here’s an excuse for IT workers to take some extra time off and head to the beach. Bring a smartphone or tablet, and check out these cybersecurity lists. They’re an easy read—chock-full of insightful cybersecurity facts, figures, statistics and more. Cybersecurity list of links: List of data threats for IT

The Programmer's Oath- Uncle Bob

Managers often put developers in an awkward position by asking them to write ethically ambiguous code. And recently a number of companies have used code to break the law. It’s clear that— just like doctors, lawyers, and business people — developers need to study ethics and apply these principles in their day-to-day work. Some universities are introducing developer ethics courses, but this alone isn’t enough. There are 20 million professional developers out there,

How To Safely Hide Your Files And Folders Inside Images

There are many ways to hide and secure your sensitive information. Sometimes hiding sensitive information in plain sight can be the best way to hide it. And since there’s probably a lot of images on your computer, why not use them to hide text, without affecting the images and raising suspicion? Yes, it is possible to hide your text, files, and folders inside image files. How To Hide Files and Folders