5 Tips for Protecting Gamers

Everyone loves online gaming. It’s a fun and engaging hobby and it allows you to meet and play with people from all over the world.

For some, it’s even more than this – some have turned gaming into a lucrative and productive business venture.

However, going online and sometimes exchanging your private information isn’t without its downsides. It’s important to take precautions and protect yourself online if you’re an avid gamer. The security measures should protect both your privacy and your property (mostly your computer and the data on it).

1. Viruses and malware

Viruses have been around since the internet itself and the technology used to stop them exists just as much. Gamers are especially vulnerable to virus attacks because they often download a lot of data. This is needed to keep the games updated or be able to play them at all. Sometimes the sources of … Read more

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Palm oil biofuels push up global food prices

Palm tree seeds Adjamé Market, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Remember ten and 15 years ago when everyone was talking about investing in biofuels? Scientists like Helmut were against the efficiency claims… While we love the idea of renewable energy crops for palm oil and sugarcane used in ethanol and biofuels have pushed out food producers, causing an alarming shift to rising costs for food. While we might not feel it in the price of a falafel or hummus, biofuels threaten those people already food insecure.

According to the United Nation’s FAO, world food prices rose for the third consecutive month in December, 2019 as a strong rally in vegetable oil prices drove the FAO Food Price Index to its highest level in five years.

The FAO Food Price Index averaged 181.7 points during the month, a 2.5 percent increase from November and the highest level since December 2014.

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Secure email portals V’s easy to use email encryption

There are many types of businesses that need to use an email encryption or secure email portal solution to protect their communications.  A combination of cybercrime and regulations such as HIPAA, SOX, PCI, FERPA and GLBA are forcing businesses like healthcare practitioners, financial institutions, legal firms, educational institutions, payment processors and many more to secure their information including their email communications.

For the most part, these businesses are using a solution that came to prominence in the early 2000’s and despite various iterations and updates, this solution still has a user experience considered “acceptable” for the early 2000’s.  This solution is secure email using a portal system, whereby a user accesses a third party site to read and send secure messages.  It’s important to remember that despite some modern day marketing efforts, this solution is not the same as an email encryption solution.  Over the past … Read more

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7 Advanced Data Wiping Tools that Everyone Should Use

Imagine a scenario in which your next bid details have lost accidentally.

What, my bid details are leaked!

How & when did it happen? Who did it? – You asked your assistant

Sir! The dealer shared the IT Assets with our competitor and they recovered data from it
But, did you not erase the data prior to selling? – You questioned!

I did! I deleted the data using Shift + Delete followed by OS reinstallation – answered your Assistant.

Then, how this Data Breach occur? – You are left wondering.

Sounds familiar? Well it has happened with most of us when we dispose or sell off our old IT Assets. The reason being, having insufficient knowledge about data erasure. However, using an appropriate method—Data Wiping Tool, we can prevent our data from falling in wrong hands! Let’s look at how —

Data Wiping Software

About Data Wiping Software

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Global leaders make plans at world’s biggest energy shindig – IRENA in Abu Dhabi

IRENA was founded a decade ago to solve the world’s energy problems. It’s like the United Nations of Renewable Energy and anyone who is a serious stakeholder in renewables from government to news to suppliers goes to this annual event.

This year it’s happening today, with more than 1,500 delegates and high-level participants including prime ministers, bank CEOs and leaders from the private sector will gather for the 10th assembly in Abu Dhabi tomorrow. It’s a serious meeting because people don’t travel all that way for nothing. They also dovetail their attendance at the event prior to the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and the World Future Energy Summit, taking place from 13 to 16 January 2020.

Green Prophet has been invited to these events in the past, and they are a great way to see emerging technologies and use in the Middle East. Solar energy and renewable energy stakeholders should … Read more

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