Just over a decade ago I began learning about web technologies and found myself learning basic HTML. I was excited when I managed to publish my first website, which was no more than a basic homepage with some external links.
Hacking can be broken into several categories, including criminal hacking where the perpetrator is motivated by some tangible gain, usually monetary. There are other forms of hacking which are driven by other factors such as political reasons.
Anonymity on the Internet provides an important layer of protection for people to express themselves online, while keeping their real life identity private. It has led to both positive as well as negative implications over the years and there has been much discussion on the benefits and drawbacks on both sides.
Identity theft has been a growing concern over the last decade. In recent years it has become a major problem for many as the Internet has taken over much of the day to day banking many traditionally did at their physical located branches. Is there however a bigger concern with less knowledgeable and inexperienced Internet users, and are these users …
One of the ongoing discussions in the United States focuses on the need for regulation versus the need to free business from restrictive laws that would hinder innovation. There are many sources that provide strong arguments for both sides. You only have to look as far as the current state of patent regulations and recent lawsuits involving tech giants Samsung …
During the 1980s the role playing games like Dungeons and Dragons saw the rise in popularity of model or figurine molds, which essentially allowed players to create character’s using casting kits. These were in effect a very early day version of 3D printing, which has introduced the production of physical objects in the home. 3D printing has become more sophisticated …
Copyright has become a huge issue and talking point recently with continual legal challenges, the introduction and defeat of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and considerations for future legislation, challenges and controversy. The United States leads the world in having some of the toughest copyright laws on the books.
Software monitoring and blocking tools have become commonplace within the work environment and have been used in order to protect company intellectual assets from employees who either deliberately or accidentely become the cause of security issues. In addition to this, one of the main arguments for such tools is the idea that they increase employee productivity.
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