Glossary: 20 terms to better understand the world of cybercrime - Part 2

Aug 06, 2019

Hacker   The definition of hacker is a little diffuse and has been used with multiple meanings over the years. Nowadays, the most accepted one is that a hacker is someone with broad technological knowledge and who likes to mess with information systems. "Hacker", by itself, is a neutral word,

Glossary: 20 terms to better understand the world of cybercrime - Part 1

Aug 05, 2019

There has never been so much talk in hacking in Brazil as in the past two weeks. This has initiated a series of discussions on digital security, which usually involve some very specific terms and are often not understood by someone who is not very familiar with the area.   Backdoor   A

Facts that prove cloud security efficiency

Jul 31, 2019

Cloud Computing is a technology that is being adopted massively by companies. Several reasons justify this option, especially the security efficiency in the cloud.   In the world, this market should move approximately 160 billion dollars per year. The growth is due to the adoption of Cloud Co

Unlocking the relationship between blockchain and digital security

Jul 22, 2019

Blockchain technology emerged in 2008 and passes through the world like a hurricane. Traditional markets, such as banking, have been shaken by this novelty and are reinventing themselves to stay alive in the game.   The most famous fruit of this technology is Bitcoin. The virtual currency has

Is your e-commerce safe?

Jul 19, 2019

Here is a sincere question to ask you: do you know how much your digital campaigns are exposed to fraud? How secure are your data and data on your leads? How safe are the consumers who are making a purchase on your site?   In digital marketing, fraud is a real problem. So real that, by 2015 a

Is Bitcoin safe?

Jul 17, 2019

When it comes to crypto-coins, one of the points that most catches the attention of investors and curious is about security. It makes perfect sense, since it is common to be suspicious of a market that came from nowhere and does not have any type of regulation.   But, after all, can we say th

Is Blockchain a Dilemma for Data Protection?

Jul 12, 2019

Today, we have no doubt that blockchain technologies enable the development of solutions to meet the growing demand in the era of data economy, thanks to the innovative combination of storage, exchange and data backup with new access and validation procedures . These are achievements,however, that g

Blockchain and Identity Fraud

Jul 11, 2019

We lack control of our personal identities, and that’s a problem. Birthdates and home addresses have long been accessible through a quick Google search, but now a trip to the dark web will turn up the information many of us still hold precious: Social Security numbers, bank accounts, health in

Attack of the 51%: how does the practice that puts in doubt the security of the blockchain

Jul 02, 2019

After the euphoria of the first experiments and the promise to revolutionize the digital life, blockchain technology has been challenged by new problems. Especially regarding system security, which, based on multiple checks on a series of computers and protocols recorded in a decentralized way, is c

Information Security Governance

Jun 13, 2019

Information Security Governance (GSI) is the system by which the information security activities of a particular organization are directed and controlled. GSI, like IT Governance, represents an unfolding of organizational governance and, although there are several possible models in general, GSI and

Philip Morris is building a public blockchain

Jun 06, 2019

Giant Philip Morris is building a public blockchain for tracking. However, the main network that the company will use has not yet been informed. Even so, the tobacco industry, even with all taxes, is still strong in the world market.   In addition, the new blockchain may be fundamental to the

Unlocking the relationship between blockchain and digital security

May 20, 2019

Blockchain technology emerged in 2008 and passes through the world like a hurricane. Traditional markets, such as banking, have been shaken by this novelty and are reinventing themselves to stay alive in the game.   The most famous fruit of this technology is Bitcoin. The virtual currency has

Blockchain Security

May 10, 2019

The whole point of using a blockchain is to let people—in particular, people who don’t trust one another—share valuable data in a secure, tamperproof way. That’s because blockchains store data using sophisticated math and innovative software rules that are extremely difficult

Information security: only high investments guarantee protection?

Apr 17, 2019

Ensuring information security, wherever it is, is one of the greatest challenges for any business. No matter the size and the industry, information security and strategy are vital for all companies that seek sustainable growth and face a process of Digital Transformation. This is a fact. However, in

Top Cybersecurity common problems

Apr 08, 2019

Companies around the world have started to take a cyber-security discourse in which they advocate standardization and greater security, but little have they acted to create and maintain meaningful standards that prevent or respond efficiently to such cyber attacks. The thesis was defended by Purveyo