Kevin Townsend is a guest writer for the Avast Blog. He has spent his entire working life writing about high tech; initially on computers in general; and for the last 20 years, cybersecurity in particular. He was the original founder of itsecurity.com, and the current founder of itsecurity.co.uk. He holds a degree in English Language and Literature from Oxford University.
When examining breaches, we can almost always point to users practicing poor security — how can we change this?
Although it has the potential to be a powerful democratizing tool, social media can easily become another proxy
Do rights go missing in the space between product and service?
Applying community-building principles to improve data protection
Producing a secure authentication process that keeps users happy is easier said than done, but it's necessary in order to keep them safe online.
Understanding different types of phishing attacks and the different triggers cybercriminals use to trick users into falling for it.
Stalkerware is a growing domestic malware, with dangerous and sinister implications
As email threats are increasing in popularity, what can you do to protect your business or personal account from attack?