Cybersecurity

An Overview of Digital Piracy

Digital piracy is the illegal distribution of copyrighted materials. Legal issues involving companies like Napster have raised questions about the legality of peer-to-peer sharing, which is often how digital piracy occurs, and the European Union has attempted to pass sweeping legislation which they claim will crack down on the issues of digital piracy and copyright…

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Five Types of Cybercrime to Know About

When using the Internet, there is always a risk that you are going to encounter malware and cybercrime, which is why installing a firewall and virus protection is advisable as well as being skeptical when it comes to strange emails or advertisements. Here, the data protection professionals at Atlantic Data Forensics provide an overview of…

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Understanding Viruses: 10 Types You Should Know About

Computer viruses come in a variety of different forms, and each have their own characteristics, which makes it important for computer users to understand how different viruses work and how to detect them. Here, the data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain 10 types of viruses you should know about. Browser Hijacker A browser…

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Five Ways to Protect Your Business Against Intellectual Property Theft

Because intellectual property theft is a growing threat due to our increased reliance on digital storage and sharing systems, the need for improved intellectual data protection increases. Here, the digital forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain five ways you can protect your business against intellectual property theft so you can best preserve your business’s…

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Cybersecurity Considerations when Dealing with Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are meant to protect users from fraud due to their decentralized and anonymized transactions, but this type of currency can still be vulnerable to certain types of fraud, scams or risks. Here, the cybersecurity and computer forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics discuss some cybersecurity considerations cryptocurrency traders and users should implement when buying,…

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How Computer Forensics Can be Used to Investigate Employee Data Theft

Statistics show that, alarmingly, over one quarter of employees steal proprietary information when leaving a company or organization. Whether these departing employees feel a certain sense of ownership over the data they choose to steal, or they intend to use the information to undermine the company, it is important to understand the legal consequences of…

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Atlantic Data Forensics What to Know About Phishing Attacks

According to “The State of the Phish ReportTM 2018,” approximately 76% of information-security professionals revealed that their organization experienced a phishing attack in 2017. Phishing attacks are a serious issue for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors, but the damage they cause can be mitigated or avoided entirely through an understanding of how…

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Data Forensics and Cloud Computing: Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive Data Sensitivity

Cloud computing has recently grown in popularity as a method of storing data. Services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive are commonly used for their flexibility and cost-effectiveness which allow businesses to store and share their information with ease. However, with the convenience of use provided to businesses by cloud computing services comes new…

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An Overview of Firewalls

According to a study conducted at the Clark School of University of Maryland, hackers attempt to gain access to a computer with Internet access approximately every 39 seconds. The staggering number of hacking attempts that occur each day should encourage individuals and businesses alike to put security measures in place that help to prevent hacking…

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Are Ransomware Attacks Increasing?

Ransomware, a form of malware that allows a malicious entity to hold personal or corporate data “hostage” in exchange for a ransom, can pose a serious threat to individuals and businesses alike. While some sources claim that ransomware attacks have become the greatest threat to online security, others provide a more nuanced perspective on this…

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