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What is a Firewall?

A firewall is a network security system that is used to monitor and filter incoming and outgoing network traffic on a network or host basis. Firewalls are usually used to create a barrier between a trusted network and an untrusted network, such as the network in your home or business…

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What is Encryption?

Encryption is the process of securing information and translating it into unreadable data. Encryption is a two-way process, which means anything that is encrypted can be decrypted too. It is often used to secure users’ passwords or to secure sensitive data over transmission. Websites have to save your passwords somewhere,…

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What is Phishing?

Phishing is a malicious attempt of getting someone’s private login details to a service or application. A phishing attack will be comprised of three parts, the initial entrance, the malicious mock website, and the saved details. You have probably seen, or been a victim too, phishing attempts. When someone on…

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