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Category / Cyber Security

So You Want to Be an Ethical Hacker?

The best way to stop a hacker is to think like one. That’s the idea behind my new Certified Ethical Hacker – CEH Certification course. What’s an “ethical hacker,” you ask? Ethical hackers use the same tools and techniques as malicious hackers, but instead of causing mayhem, they help people improve their security and prevent real attacks. This course is...CONTINUE READING

Binance Hacked

Binance Hacked! Binance is the world largest Cryptocurrency exchange company and had lost approx. 7,000 Bitcoins worth around $40 Million. It seems to be the largest hack of the day.  According to the Company, Hackers use different hacking techniques to hack Bitcoins and they use phishing, viruses and other attacks to breach BTC. They attack...CONTINUE READING

Pakistan’s cyberspace at the mercy of hackers

In 2016, the then government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz introduced a set of controversial cybercrime laws that were widely criticised for posing a grave threat to online free speech. But in their apparent preoccupation with criminalising dissent on cyberspace, the brains behind the legislation seem to have forgotten one crucial aspect of cybercrime prevention: cybersecurity...CONTINUE READING

Why global collaboration is needed to protect against a new generation of cyber threats

The internet is a vastly complicated patchwork of protocols, data and codes, which only a limited number of true tech geeks really understand. And yet it pervades our day-to-day lives on a scale no one could have envisaged when the world wide web was created only 30 years ago. New technologies and applications are arising...CONTINUE READING

Introducing Data Security: Why is it Important for Every Organization?

Data Security is the process of protecting digital data from breach, corruption, loss, or unauthorized access during its lifecycle. Every person and organization knows about it; however, it’s not uncommon to hear about accidents like data attacks or breaches, cyber attacks, or other forms of disasters.So, the question arises: why does a data disaster happen? It’s next...CONTINUE READING

IT in Pakistan: challenges and solutions

For the last two decades, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have come a long way in the world and Pakistan has not lagged too far behind. Today in Pakistan, there are about 140 million telephone connections and about 48 million broadband internet subscribers, predominantly relying on 3G and 4G mobile technologies. After a somewhat delayed...CONTINUE READING