How to Prevent Spear Phishing

Spear phishing is a more targeted form of a phishing attack, where individuals of a particular organization are deceived into divulging credential information. In spear phishing, a message is designed to look as if it came from a trustworthy source within the organization. The message then prompts the employee/member to respond in a certain way, or it contains a link that directs them to an authentic-looking page where they are deceived into divulging information.

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The Advantages of Unified Threat Management

Long gone are the days where companies would use multiple stand-alone security technologies that are expensive, difficult to maintain and that cause confusion to the online security framework of the business. Unified Threat Management (UTM) addresses this issue. UTM can be defined as the consolidation of essential security functions into a single device that can perform multiple security functions.

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How to Prevent and Protect from Ransomware

Ransomware is a kind of malware that is designed to target and disable critical components of your system (such as important files and essential system components), making them inaccessible and unusable. Once ransomware is installed, it embeds deep within the system and is often impossible to remove without access to keys/codes that only the developers possess.

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How to Choose the Right Linux Distribution for IBM Power

Back in 2013, IBM renewed its commitment to Linux by pledging to invest $1 billion to improve the Linux OS on Power Systems. This investment helps to support 400 independent software vendors offering over 1,000 applications as well as 2,500 open-source applications.

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