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How Various Email Systems Works

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How Various Email Systems Works   Email also is known as Electronic mail is a method of exchanging digital messages from sender on one hand to one or more recipients on the other hand. Use of email messages communications has assisted individuals and organisations in exchanging messages and improving business processes.    There are some

Facts About Hoax/Chain and Scam Email

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Facts About Hoax/Chain and Scam Email   Hoax Emails are email messages warning the recipients of non-existent threats. Users are also warned of adverse effect and consequences if they do not forward the email to others. Here is an example...   Dear Account User, We are currently upgrading our database and email account centre i.e Homepage

6 Cautions to take When Opening Email Attachments

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6 Cautions to take When Opening Email Attachments   Email attachments are major email security threats as they offer attackers easiest and most powerful way to attack a PC. Most email malicious attachments install a virus, Trojan, spyware or any other kind of malicious code as soon as you open them. Here are the

6 Facts About Nigerian Scam (Yahoo Yahoo)

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6 Facts About Nigerian Scam (Yahoo Yahoo)   A Nigerian Scam (otherwise known as Yahoo Yahoo or Yahoo Plus) is a form of advance payment of money transfer from a victim. This scam is called a Nigerian scam because it initially started in Nigeria but they can actually come from anywhere in the

6 Proven ways of Stopping Spamming Emails

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6 Proven ways of Stopping Spamming Emails   Spamming emails has to do with the use of email systems to send unsolicited email messages,  indiscriminately overloading the users' inbox.   Spam emails may contain malicious computer programs such as viruses and Trojans.  According to a survey carried out by M86 Security, spam email source

How to Check last Account Activity on Gmail

How to Check Last Account Activity on Gmail   As part of the security measures to safeguard your Gmail account, you should always check last account activity if the feature is available on Gmail and other email services of your choice. Last account activity might include information such as access type ( Browser,

Why you should Create Strong Passwords

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Why you should Create Strong Passwords   Strong Passwords are one of the ways to secure email communications. A good security expert will tell you there is no security architecture that could not be cracked but a good security measure should take time before it can be penetrated. Here are some of

Why you should not use Remember Me for Emails

Why you should not use Remember Me for Emails   Most of the popular emails have "Keep me signed in"or Remember Me option anytime you are logging in into any of these email platforms.   You should note that checking these options allows the email client to fetch the email inbox of the user

10 Email Security Procedures for Safety

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10 Email Security Procedures for Safety   Here are the ten email security procedures for safety when you are sending emails privately or in an organisation environment. Here are some email security procedures for safety in any organisation. Scan email for malware. Turn off preview feature and download settings email client. Create

Understanding IBM Immune System for Cybersecurity

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Understanding IBM Immune System for Cybersecurity     Just like a human immune system is designed to intelligently identify and stop attacks on the body, security needs to become more agile so that it moves, adapts and scales along with the business.     In a market flooded with more than 1,200 point-product vendors, IBM offers

Understanding Cognitive Security in Cybersecurity

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Understanding Cognitive Security in Cybersecurity   For almost a century, we’ve programmed computers to help solve complex problems. We can now simulate weather, sequence genomes and instantly share data across the world. But ask a computer to do something humans do every day—recognize an image, read a book or explain the meaning

See How Much Cybersecurity Expert earns !

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See How Much Cybersecurity Expert earns!   Fast fact: According to a study, Security professions like: Application Security Engineers, Cybersecurity Analyst and Network Security Engineers are paid an average salary of $175,000/year.   It’s not just our systems that are challenged in keeping up with today’s security environment; there are challenges on the staff

10 Most common Cybersecurity attacks

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  10 Most common Cybersecurity attacks   Fast fact: 90% of healthcare organizations have suffered at least one data breach exposing patient data over the past two years, while 45% were hit by more than 5 breaches in the same time period. More than 113 million medical records were stolen in 2015 alone.   Whether

What Cybersecurity is All About

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What Cybersecurity is All About   Cybersecurity is the ability to protect or defend computers, data, infrastructure and applications integrity, confidentiality and availability against the different cyberattacks. As our world has become increasingly digitized and interconnected, the opportunities for attackers to harm our organizations and our way of life increases. These days, attackers are

8 Unknown Merits and Demerits of Online Banking Platforms

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8 Unknown Merits and Demerits of Online Banking Platforms   Online banking platforms have become commonplace in Nigeria and beyond. Almost all educated elites seem to want to use their banks' mobile banking avenues to make transactions. Thanks to the long queues that always build up in banks.   Despite some of the advantages

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