Ever since she played her first game of Super Mario back in the 90s, Ivana was hooked on technology.  Years later, she started her career working for a company that sells EU GDPR documentation. This job has thought her the importance of proper data collection, storage, and handling. Soon she realized that dealing with customer information was something many companies found challenging and that many individuals are ignorant about the amount of data they leave online. This inspired here to launch DataProt - a website that educates people on internet privacy and gives cybersecurity advice.
Mitek Purchases ID R&D to Be the Leader in Biometric Protection
The leading digital identity verification company, Mitek, acquired ID R&D, a provider of AI-assisted voice and face biometrics and liveness detection. The latter’s shareholders will receive up to $49 million in cash and Mitek stock. ID R&D introduced innovative facial and voice biometri
Parents turn to operators to protect children online
A worldwide Enea study published in April 2021 has revealed that one in two parents needs safeguards from operators to protect their children online, and they’d pay for this service. The study included 4,000 households from the US, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and the UK. It showed that the u
VPN Statistics for 2021 – Keeping Your Browsing Habits Private
Protect your internet privacy, find the Best VPN for your needs. The modern web is eroding personal privacy at an alarming rate. Huge corporations are selling data for profit. Hackers are stealing information. Governments are spying more than we realize. It’s more important than ever to keep y
Heart-Breaking Cyberbullying Statistics for 2021
Harassment is harassment - whether it happens at school, at the playground, on the job, or on the internet. But online bullying is downplayed. Victims are stigmatized, mocked as oversensitive snowflakes who can’t take a joke. Plenty of people are unwilling to accept that victims can be seriousl
Save Your Data with These Empowering Password Statistics
If you’ve ever used number passwords like “123456” or “123455678” to protect an online account, it wouldn’t be surprising if you’ve had a stolen password at some point. In the age of IoT device proliferation, when your computer and your fridge are sharing data faster than you can im
Ten Smartphone Security Tips
Adulting can be hard. Eat your greens, exercise, get enough sleep, pay your bills. And always remember to keep your phone protected. With how prominent smartphones are in our everyday lives, mobile security has become one of those topics you just cannot avoid. We are constantly reminded to change
Montreal teen charged over $50 million cryptocurrency theft 
Even the most security-savvy individual can fall victim to a SIM swapping hack performed by a teenager. One such teenager is Samy Bensaci from Montreal who is facing four criminal charges in connection with a $50 million scam. The 18-year-old is accused of being part of an organised crime ring th
Communications firm creates deepfake detection and response team
Comprehensive assistance on detecting, tracing, and responding to misleading “deepfake” media is available from a cross-discipline team at Marathon Strategies of New York and Washington, DC. Deepfakes are fraudulently altered video and audio files that make it seem that targets are doing or s
Phishing email scam costs Texas school district $2.3 million  
An FBI investigation is underway after a Texas school district lost about $2.3 million in a phishing email scam. The Manor Independent School District is based outside of Austin and encompasses more than 9,000 students.  The attackers didn’t use state-of-the-art malware or complex hacking. Ins