Tagged: personal-data

SSI’s Problem with Data Ownership

Facebook, Google, Amazon. Everybody seems to be out to get your data. No wonder, monetising data is a massive business that propelled centralised data controllers to the market cap stratosphere. But what do you...

Is 128 Bit Encryption Enough?

There are a lot of cloud services that tout encryption strength as a measure of how well they guard your data. It is quoted in bits, which is the size of the key. So...

Are Smart Devices Worth the Privacy Risk?

Smart devices are great. They help you search the internet with only your voice, allow you to order essentials without using your phone or computer, and let you see who’s at the door. But...

“Quantum Lock” And The Future of Application Security

Quantum technology and its research are believed to revolutionize this decade. Lots of efforts are taken by different organizations to address the current landscape of quantum technologies, identify challenges and opportunities, leverage and collaborate...

How To Create a Complex Password

For almost all the accounts that you create on the Internet, you need to come up with a secure, that is, a complex password. Choosing the most secure password requires the use of unlikely combinations...

Who Will Guard The Guards?

In this hyperconnected world we generate data everyday, and anyone who has access to it can be a threat to our privacy and security. Even the government. Read the full story Read more

Pre-Deployment Checklist: Django Web Security

You already know web security is important to keeping hackers and cyber-thieves from accessing sensitive information. So, in this post we are going to check Django security vulnerabilities and how to fix them. Read...

How Apps Can Steal Your Privacy

Each day, the world makes 250 million terabytes of new data – every second 946 Instagram photos are taken, 8,690 tweets are posted, 77,783 things are searched on Google, and 2,845,459 emails are sent...