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Christos Kapodistrias

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Mobile two-way communication has become a necessity with the increased need to access data on the go. Most employees are forced to work from home and access the business network from their mobile devices. This results in an increased need to access corporate data from our smartphones or tablets. And this could pose mobile security threats. Because of this, most businesses can’t ignore the need to implement various measures to mitigate mobile security threats. What…

Have you encountered the term Federated Identity Management or FIM? Business enterprises love embracing technology if it makes it easier for them to engage in operations. However, each time a firm uses a new application, members have to input their credentials on the platform. That is rarely an issue. However, given the many applications commonly in use, it is easy for one to forget or mix up passwords. Studies show that a majority of users…

Audit trails in accounting differ from audit trails concerning IT infrastructure. Audit trails are usually used interchangeably with audit logs in software control. But then, what exactly do we mean? The term “audit” is well known to many as thorough investigations of fraud or suspicious activity in an organization. The broad understanding of auditing is a verification procedure conducted by an auditor involving paperwork documentation, data review, and analysis. Today businesses are digitalizing all their…

Recently, there seems like no day passes by without news about data breaches. On 19th May 2020, EasyJet reported data breach activities that exposed about 9 million travelers’ personal information. Hackers can quickly get you through the internet, text messages, Bluetooth, or the online services you use, meaning that everyone is at risk. Even small businesses are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks since most people are unaware of how modern security threats operate. Understanding how cybersecurity…

Mobile security has become a significant concern due to the increased usage of smartphones and tablets. Some of us have separate devices for work and personal use. Older persons and children have also adopted mobile devices, reducing the number of individuals who do not have them. Although mobile devices enable us to communicate, check our emails, download and send files, watch videos, take pictures, and much more, the numbers of threats facing our phones keep…

A directory service is an application that runs on a server and allows the administrator to manage permissions and access to network resources. It is a way companies can take full advantage of the Cloud and secure their online resources. Using active directory (AD) services, a company can render the best service level and ensure security for all its information. Directory services are commonly used in company premises and work within the organization’s internal network.…

Adding value to software applications requires easy integrations and compatibility with different platforms. Pre-built integrations have features that are easy to use. They do not require any coding, and with a simple click of a button, you get to include them in your applications. These provide so many pre-built functionalities to your applications, thus improving your overall performance. What are Pre-built Integrations? Pre-built-integrations are software components that carry out specific functions on behalf of the…

Face it, your company has an identity problem. Not that it doesn’t know what it is. Rather, too many people have access to critical accounts that, if used, can result in serious problems. These include broken processes and, in a worst-case scenario, hacked data. What you need is access management automation to keep track of user access, segregation of duties, and ID removal. What is IAM? Simply put, IAM is a process that permits administrators…