Protecting Privacy on the Internet

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Bhutan is undergoing a major shift with regards to its technological infrastructure. With the advent of mobile technology and subsequently 3g services, the number of online users have skyrocketed in recent times. However, the general public at large are unaware of basic steps to ensure privacy online. The Global Cyber Security Centre (Capacity Centre) at the University of Oxford had partnered with the World Bank to provide an assessment of the existing level of cyber-security capacity in the country in 2015. The assessment conducted reveals cyber-security capacity within Bhutan especially in the area of privacy online is still at the […]

Basic Network Security. Tips for Home Users

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Most households now are connected to internet with devices like laptops, tablets, smartphones, gaming devices and TVs accessing wireless networks. First step to keep your home safe from cyber threats is to keep internet-enabled devices running latest (updated, “patched”) operating system, web browsers, security, and other software. Although Wireless technology has made easier for multiple devices to connect to internet, your network could be used to commit cyber crime if you don’t secure your Network and Network devices. Most of the router (gateway to internet) are preconfigured at the factory and are ready for connecting to internet, however default settings […]