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Ethical hacking’s main goal is to find a system’s flaws or vulnerabilities and secure it against hackers. Hackers are always attempting to get unauthorized access to an organization’s resources to gain undeserved profits. When a company wishes to do offensive testing to uncover system flaws, they call it “ethical hacking.” The individual doing the testing …

Companies are spending more than ever on cybersecurity but, despite a plethora of new security systems, they continue to be vulnerable to attacks, which are not only becoming more numerous but are also taking a greater financial and business toll on organizations. This is happening, I believe, because companies are approaching cybersecurity in the wrong way. Even …

According to a cybersecurity expert, there are real-life lessons to learn from Empire’s downfall. Hsinchun Chen, professor of management information systems at the University of Arizona, has spent 27 years researching cyber security and leads a project called “Hacker Web” to explore international hacker communities, including those in Russia, China, and the United States. Chen …

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that a man’s house is his castle. This was the official declaration that a homeowner could protect himself and his privacy from the king’s agents. That lesson carried into today’s America, thanks to …

In late February 2019, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization that manages the IP addresses and domain names used on the web, issued a warning on the risks of systemic Internet attacks. Here is what you need to know about what is at stake. What is the DNS? The Domain Name …