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Web Beacons – Benefits and Disadvantages

Web Beacons – Benefits and Disadvantages

Web Beacons are implemented in web analytics usually as 1 pixel by 1 pixel transparent images. By tracking how many times this web beacon is loaded, webmaster can find out how many times the page has been loaded, and other key metrics -like the IP address, cookie information, time the page was accessed, and more. […]

Anti Spyware For Internet Marketers

Anti Spyware For Internet Marketers

One of the main reasons many people get involved in internet marketing is the fact that they believe internet marketing can give them the freedom to live a lifestyle that is more leisurely than a 9 to 5 job. Of course, there’s the other aspect of monetary reward, and there have been mesmerising tales of […]

Network Security – NIC-Based Intrusion Detection Systems

Overview The goal of an intrusion detection system is to detect inappropriate, incorrect, and unusual activity on a network or on the hosts belonging to a local network by monitoring network activity. To determine if an attack has occurred or if one has been attempted typically requires sifting through huge amounts of data (gathered from […]

Security Solutions

If you have read my (numerous!) surety articles online, you may think bonds are the only thing I care about. While this is true, I do have ideas on other subjects and here is one that has me worried: Cyber Security. The threats are all around us: Phishing, hacking, denial of service attacks, viruses, identity […]

6 Trends Driving Vulnerability Exploits You Need to Know

Cybercrime continues to grow in 2015, judging on account of headlines during the past few weeks, it looks like everybody is getting hacked, from Slack and Lufthansa all the way to the Whitehouse. In order to make some sense of this, let’s take a step back and walk through the 6 trends that are driving […]