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  • October 29, 2018

    Cyber Security Threat Prevention

    In the modern world of computer viruses, malware, spyware, keyloggers, trojans, and packet snippers you can never be too careful when it comes to securing your information. Think about how many times a day you put in passwords, credit card number or any personal data into your computer or smartphone this information needs to be kept safe. Anytime you are going to put any sensitive data into your computer or smartphone I recommend using a VPN. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and is a network that is constructed using the Internet to connect to a private network, using encryption and other security mechanisms to ensure that only authorized users can access the network and that the data cannot be intercepted. This type of network is designed to provide a secure, encrypted tunnel in which to transmit the data between the remote user and the connected network. When you are connected to a VPN anything you send over the VPN is encrypted even if the site you are working on sends passwords without encryption the VPN protects you by having the isolated secure encrypted tunnel. A VPN is a must especially if you are using your phone or computer on any type of free Wi-Fi offerings like at a Starbucks or McDonalds. Hackers can sit on these free networks and just sniff for passwords or sensitive data that’s not encrypted the use that data to reverse engineer a way to get your information. A VPN can be used as well for geographical locations for example if you connect to a VPN say in Germany and you are in America you will get the German version of Google and Facebook. This comes especially in handy when you want to view content on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon that is not available in...
  • Protecting your digital footprint from being seen on the internet is important. When you really don’t want to be tracked down, you need to use a Virtual Private Network (VPN), but you must be sure that it is reliable and secure. Why Do You Need A VPN in Belgium? The Belgium government is on the path to introducing legislation to monitor citizens activity on the internet and restrict online content. This is in light of recent terrorist activity. Belgium has also blocked some content on the internet. Some of the blocking has to do with copyrights, but some of the restricted access to torrent downloading sites is also due to copyright claims. Other Belgians would like to maintain their privacy, and a VPN would help them do this. Specific Uses of A VPN for Belgians Use a VPN to hide your IP address and select one of a different location to unlock content. Use a VPN to protect your privacy. It masks who and where you are on the internet. Use a VPN to protect yourself from whatever may be on free hotspots and servers. Use a VPN to access the torrent sites from a different geo-locations. Use a VPN when you are on vacation to see content in Belgium back home. Top 5 VPNs for Belgium Reviewed Free VPNs don’t have great security, nor do they have fast speeds. They often leak your location, and you end up shut down. When selecting these top VPNs for Belgium, we made sure that they had servers all over the world for you to get great content, great connection speeds, and great security. Each of these VPNs has a slightly different set of features so choose according to your priorities Express VPN Servers in 94 countries 24/7 live chat support Supports peer-to-peer...
  • VPN or Virtual Private Network is a device which connects the server of your choice by encrypting data. It is mainly used for the security reasons when privacy is the main concern and accessing data which is geo-restricted. In order to provide the extra level of security, there is a loss of speed. So it is important to use the best VPN router to obtain effective results. In this post, check out the six simple but useful tips to boost the speed of VPN. Check the Speed of Your Internet The first thing you should do is to check the speed of your internet connection. If the speed of your internet itself is slow then there is not worth spending a time to boost the speed of your VPN. Actionable Tip- Check the speed of your Internet on Speedtest.net or any other site. Try to get it fixed first and then try to boost the speed of your VPN connection. Choose the Right Server Location It is important to choose the right server location. For instance, if your server is located in Dallas then the data will travel the fastest path and returns by the fastest path resulting in the latency of may be 15 milliseconds. But when you’re connected to the VPN in London then the data will travel to London then Dallas and again to London. These results in the loss say 150 milliseconds and thus the speed gets reduced. Actionable Tip- It is recommended to choose the VPN location closest to the final destination. This helps to send the data quickly and boost the speed. Use the Best VPN Router For connecting multiple devices it is necessary to set up the router. So it is important to choose the right router which is suitable and fulfill your...
  • October 20, 2016

    Best VPN For Linux Ubuntu & Fedora

    Security issues on the internet can arise from many different sides. Though we often believe that viruses and other forms of malware are greatest threats that World Wide Web has to offer, situation is actually a lot more complicated than that. Our security is also challenged by the level of surveillance on the web, because practically our every step can be easily monitored, and in that monitoring helps everything – from your browser to your operating system. This is the reason why more and more people opt out for using alternative versions of operating systems, and so far Linux has proven to be at the very top. Fedora and Ubuntu are thus far the best offspring of Linux family, which is why security-conscious internet users often choose one of them as their OS. However, with alternative operating systems come compatibility issues that need to be considered, because you’ll face some difficulty when wanting to install different apps and plugins. Further more, if you strive to be as protected as possible on the web, then getting a VPN to match your alternative OS might be a good idea, because that way you’ll cover every aspect of your security. Seeing that compatibility problems stretch over VPN apps as well, here are some of them that will fit like a glove with your OS. Cyber Ghost We’ll start with a VPN that can grant you solid protection and which you can get without paying a dime. Cyber Ghost in its free edition can give you a good Open VPN protocol along which also comes unlimited bandwidth, which is pretty good for a free VPN. You will also get a kill switch, which will protect you from losing your privacy if you lose your VPN connection. One of the best things about Cyber Ghost...
  • VoIP Phone Systems With Guest Howard Magnes Today on the show we we talk about Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) with guest and VoIP expert Howard Magnes. He speaks about the changing world of phone systems and firewalls. Howard goes into discuss with us about routing and subnetting. He talks about all of Microsoft’s online offerings with 365 and cloud based sharepoint. We talk about how to use a VPN services. We speak about patching and software vulnerabilities. Join Me Today As I Respond to Your Calls and Discuss… Dell Service Tag Scam VoIP Office 365 VPN Routers Windows and Mac Security Subnetting Firewalls Security Howard’s Diagram https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B86uWwvQ-z-KUGxkVGxidFBPcjA/view?usp=sharing
  • December 4, 2012

    CNN Interview with Kevin Mitnick

    Kevin Mitnick did a great CNN interview talking about computer security.  He hit on several key points that are relevant to keeping everyone’s personal information safe. Never do any banking or personal information at anyplace with open wireless like internet cafes or coffee shops and if you’re going to us a VPN solution. Using a more secure browser like chrome not Internet Explorer. Not using one password for everything have different passwords for different accounts. Use a password keeper program like Keepass to keep your password encrypted on your hard drive. Having personal firewall and Anti-virus up to date. Keep programs like Java, Flash, Abobe Acrobat up to date use a software called Personal Software Inspector to do this for you. Using an e-mail system or banking system with two form factor authentication like G-mail. These are all great tips and something that can keep everyone safe while working and using online resources.