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We are convinced that the internet has a massive role in our daily lives in this age of technology, and we depend on it in so many ways. The result of all these advancements is that we no longer have to wait in lines for money transfers or spend hours roaming in markets, looking for a book, movie, or visiting a library, every time we need to research a new topic. The web has undoubtedly made our lives easy, and we would rarely ever want to go back to the times when the internet wasn’t here. On the downside, it has made it difficult for us to stay safe online. The biggest tradeoff for all this dependency and ‘effortless’ life is diminishing privacy, which makes us vulnerable to hacks, scams, and cyber frauds. Additionally, people’s tendency to share every detail about their routine on social media networks makes them vulnerable…

Government Suggestions For Computer Security The United States government probably thinks more about computer security than any organization on the planet. After all, it has to protect information about military operations, citizens, and institutions that form the country’s foundation. The government doesn’t share all aspects of its computer security policies, but it does release some information that can help make your company more secure. Use Multi-Factor Authentication In 2015, a string of hacks attacked computers owned by the Internal Revenue Service, Office of Personnel Management, and other federal agencies. The government clearly needed to take a better approach to protecting information from foreign and domestic hackers. Multi-factor authentication became one of the ways the government fought back. Multi-factor authentication doesn’t eliminate security concerns, but it presents a much bigger challenge to those who want to steal sensitive information. With this type of authentication, users must provide more than simple passwords…