A Brief Overview of Next Gen Firewalls [Infographic]

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Next gen firewalls (NGFWs) offer greater protection from unwelcome Internet traffic than ever before, even if they are not invulnerable to attacks from unknown sources. Compared with traditional firewalls, NGFWs provide far greater awareness of the applications running on each port, as well as the identities of local traffic devices and users. They also offer more thorough network inspection and have an intrusion protection system built into the firewall, something which was deployed separately from older firewalls. Continue reading

Designing a Two-Letter Logo to Improve Your Branding

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Logos are the most recognizable symbol of any brand. But not all logos are created equal. Some are so memorable they've become part of pop culture, like the Nike Swoosh or the Mountain Dew icon. Others are easily forgotten like—well, we would have used them in the first example if we remembered them.

Every brand's goal is to create a logo that's easy to remember. One of the best ways to do this is with a lettermark logo. Lettermarks use the brand's initials to create a single symbol that helps customers recognize the brand at a moment's notice. Continue reading

Santa Claus Mobile Apps to Discover

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Every year millions and millions of kids around the world catching Christmas fever and start to ask their parents to get them to meet him. And every good parent always wants to satisfy this demand. For a long time everything you could possibly do were getting your child in the mall to meet with bearded legend himself or to dress as Santa and bring the magic to your home.

Nowadays however there is more to it, there are a lot of applications and internet sources that can help you with this task. Continue reading

How E-Commerce Is Changing Consumer Habits [Infographic]

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As the popularity of e-commerce shopping continues to grow, brick-and-mortar outlets are beginning to feel the pinch. Figures released by the government show a steady decline in sales. Sales for brick-and-mortar shops sales dropped from $19.9 billion in 2001 to $14.2 billion in 2014. In 2009, prominent outlets like Macy's and Kohl's reported a 5.6 percent and 3.9 decline in sales, respectively. Continue reading

A Quick Look at Ecommerce, Internet and Hosting Trends for 2016

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The Internet is not only an exclusive tool just used for the elite few but is has its widespread reach which is far beyond than that of any other modern mode of communication. It affects every aspect of our life, starting from social behavior to shapes political perceptions, or to determine success and failure, and propels the global economy forward. Directly or indirectly the internet is responsible for a huge annual global revenue exchange. Continue reading

Magento vs Shopify [Infographic]

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While contemplating to open an ecommerce store - simple user interface, overall store & inventory management, easy plugin integrations, secured environment etc., are some of the factors that are taken into consideration. Continue reading

Why You Need to Choose the Right Payment Solution for Your Online Shopping Site

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From £ 177 billion in 2012 to an estimated £ 283 billion in 2017, online shopping sales are on the rise. But did you know that out of 4.6 million online shoppers in 2015, only 1.46 million actually ended up buying something? A significant 24% of the people who abandoned their shopping carts did so because of problems in the payment and checkout process. And this clearly indicates just how important a strong payment gateway is to the online shopping experience. Continue reading

Protecting Your Identity from Theft [infographic]

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Did you know that in 2015, an estimate of 13.1 million Americans were victims of online identity theft? In fact, over the past 7 years, cyber security attacks involving identity theft has resulted in approximately $112 billion stolen. There are a number of ways to know if you've been a victim of identity theft, some of which include unexplained withdrawals, calls from unfamiliar debt collectors and medical bill services you didn't use. Continue reading

Cybercrime Infographic

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Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans have been impacted by data breaches and that approximately 3,000 American companies are annual victims of cybercrime? Most of these cyber attacks are the result of risky employee behavior, some of which include password problems and issues arising from malware. Yet it is important to note that even when companies and employees are very careful, cyber attacks can still occur due to the increasing intelligence of cyber criminals. Continue reading

IPv6 vs IPv4 [Infographic]

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There are over 3.2 billion people using the internet today and due to slow adoption of IPv6, IPv4-configured routers are stretched to the limit and are now at their breaking point. This is what caused the internet blackout in August 2014 and something electrical engineers do not want to see happen again. Unfortunately, the current IP addressing system has a limited number of IP addresses, which means they’ll soon be running out. Continue reading

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