Every day a new threat is manufactured, and every day an innovative counter to that threat is created. Our industry moves quickly, and those that can't or won't keep up are fast left behind in high-risk territory.
At Xiph Cyber, our commitment to protecting your privacy and the sovereignty of your data means we invest a lot of time and effort in maintaining up-to-the-minute awareness of the shifts in our industry. You'll find the latest news and our own blogs right here.
How to protect your privacy on mobile devices
Nov 22, 2016
We are all familiar with identity theft – but it used to be as simple as someone stealing your wallet and using your credit card. Now, with digital technology extending into every avenue of our lives, hackers can do much more. Most of us carry around our smartphones without giving too much thought to the risks. But if hackers target your phone, that embarrassing photo could easily find its way online, your bank accounts can be vulnerable to theft, and even your location can be revealed.
Smartphone encryption: What is it, and why is it important?
Nov 02, 2016
Smartphone encryption is essentially about protecting your personal information and communications from prying eyes. Encryption means that whenever you transmit information or store it on your phone, it is scrambled with a mathematical key, and can only be unscrambled by someone at the other end who holds a corresponding key.