IT Security

Beyond Compliance: Elevating Cybersecurity with the Know Your Customer

The development of modern technology has created convenience for clients, now users prefer to perform online transactions. The negative side of this advancement is that cyber crimes are also increasing in parallel. The clients feel hesitant while sharing their personal information with the company. Therefore the companies must build the trust of the client by securing their personal information. The …

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How to Prevent ISP Spying with a VPN Service

In 2018, the US officially ended net neutrality. This meant that ISPs, in particular, were given the ability to regulate network connections however they willed. While there has been a lot of fuss created around this issue with a lawsuit by a coalition of net neutrality defenders being prepared for a review after a court initially turned it down last …

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How to protect your business when you’re working on the cloud

The benefits of cloud computing are numerous – and on-going developments in the technology are making accessing these benefits ever-easier, whether you’re a huge corporation or a fresh out of the blocks start-up. However, your IT infrastructure contains one of the most sensitive parts of your business – your data – and questions are repeatedly asked about whether or not …

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The scariest search engine on the Internet

Shodan, a search engine that crawls the Internet’s back channels for information from webcams, routers, phones, to refrigerators and basically anything with an IP, is dubbed, “The scariest search engine on the Internet”. A tool for security experts or hackers, Shodan exposes all the other stuff that makes up the Internet. Shodan runs 24/7 and collects information from about 500 …

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Protecting Your E-commerce Website from Hacking

When first coined, the term hacker meant a person who enjoyed exploring the details of programmable systems and their capabilities. Even the US government hired groups of security experts whose job was to hack into the government’s own computer systems in order to identify weak points and improve security. Unfortunately, today the term has gained a negative connotation and the …

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Secure LAN Messaging


If your company’s policy is to maintain an independent network with safe, secure and effective intra-office communication, external cloud messaging applications may not meet your needs.  Here is one application that is serverless, maintains security, encryption, and doesn’t even need an Internet connection,  Softros LAN Messenger is an easy-to-use LAN messaging application for safe, secure and effective intra-office communication and …

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How to remove personal information from Internet

The Internet can be a dangerous place and information about yourself may be exposed, all the way down to an image of your front door found from a simple search of your name on Google.  Additional information commonly found are relatives, income, aliases, screennames, social networking profiles, and more.   Our previous article How far a determined person can get …

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Data Center Physical Security Best Practices

Datacenters are specialized facilities that house important data, websites and other services for companies.  Due to the nature and confidentiality of the data stored in a datacenter, IT operation and personal must have restricted and closely monitored access.  Below is a best practices checklist recommendation for physical data center security. NDA and Site Personnel Prior to selection of a datacenter, IT Specialists and …

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