As you take a look in the past and comparing it to the present, there is a lot to consider now. We did not have tablets or smart phones nor was the internet as fast as it is today. As technology surpasses time, there must be a sense of acknowledgement that not everything we use is safe and we must know the ins and outs of why security should be a top main concern. Since we use it on our tablets and smart phones daily. Being connected via internet could possibly harm our devices any moment. It was said that even taking pictures from your phone and posting it for example to social networking applications such as Instagram and Facebook could even show where the picture was taken on exact locations. (Creepy? A little bit?) With the new technology being brought out to the consumers it is important to keep in mind that not everything is safe and secure. Internet has played a big role for a lot of businesses who need the internet in order for them to function according to plan. With Cloud and being able to save storage online. You would think, how long until we start hearing that none of our information that we declare private will stay private.
The internet’s standard protocols were developed decades ago. With little to no thought for security and ever since e-mails has been the topic to talk about. With more amplified security it makes it tougher for the hacker/spy to breach. Throughout the decades mail hosts have made it simpler to secure any email from the sender or recipient, and supplying them with a mail server.
We are all familiar with Apple, Google, and Microsoft, for example they all provide as a third party. With the internet being the way it is, essentially network servers that can be read and unencrypted messages will eventually be spied on or hacked. Mail server provides the user’s email software with encryption details that are supported by a certified third party. The third parties who will then build in an operating system or software program that will ensure the exchange between emails are secure. One thing business owners as well as email users should know is that when services that are encrypt stored messages can also be pried open. When the firm uses their own keys to encrypt messages on their own computers are most likely using a standard like PGP or GPG. PGP stands for pretty good privacy as for GPG GnuPG which is cryptographic software.
What the importance is knowing that not everything will be secure. There will be updates and different software to try to compliment any kind of dilemmas that could surface. Technology is constantly on the move and if you do not react fast enough you could be left behind.
Know what’s going on and what can happen. IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU!