Data Protection

RAID 0
What is RAID 0?
  • Security

A Redundant Array of Independent Disks, or RAID for short, is a combination of several hard disks to form a single logical drive. Systems like these typically follows a redundant storage concept for higher security. The standard RAID 0 is an exception because it only seeks to optimize the data throughput by coupling several hard drives.

What is RAID 0?
RAID 1
What is RAID 1?
  • Security

Hardly a storage concept embodies the RAID principle (Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks) as well as RAID 1 in which two or more hard disks are linked to save copies of data for access in case of system failure. Find out more about RAID 1 and why mirroring makes this network so special.

What is RAID 1?
Manage passwords in Chrome
How to manage Passwords in Google Chrome
  • Security

A forgotten password quickly becomes a problem if it is not written down anywhere. Google does offer ways to recover forgotten passwords. However, it is better not to let it happen in the first place. The solution: Use the integrated password manager to manage passwords in Chrome or use an alternative password manager app.

How to manage Passwords in Google Chrome
What is a botnet?
What are Botnets?
  • Security

Botnets are tricky to spot, but they’re all over the internet and they cause all kinds of damage every day. They lurk inconspicuously in the background and use millions of private computers for malicious purposes. This guide explains how botnets work, how to keep them away, and how you can avoid falling victim to an illegal network.

What are Botnets?
Cyberattacks
How to prevent Cyberattacks
  • Security

Cyberattacks threaten individuals, companies, and public authorities alike. Criminals are always coming up with new techniques to cause as much damage as possible. The motives behind their actions vary from greed to political goals. So how can you protect yourself against cyberattacks? Our article tells you everything you need to know.

How to prevent Cyberattacks
Protect sensitive data with a strong password
How to choose a strong password
  • Security

It only takes a few seconds for a hacker to gain access to your private data without you having any idea. More often than not, a password is the only means of protection when logging into online services; and if it is too obvious, it will not prove too much of a challenge for criminals to crack. There are numerous options to increase password security.

How to choose a strong password
What is metadata?
What is metadata?
  • Web development

Metadata is generated by many applications in the digital world. If this data is collected and analyzed en masse, it poses a serious risk to privacy. But metadata doesn’t have to be dangerous. The term is broad and encompasses a lot of useful techniques. In this article we’ll explore the meaning of metadata with some examples.

What is metadata?
Clearing the Cache
How to clear the browser cache
  • Configuration

Information is often cached so that visited website can be loaded quickly and videos and gifs can be viewed offline. However, if the cache contains a large, or very large amount of data, it can cause problems and adversely affect computer performance. Therefore, it makes sense to delete the cache from time to time.

How to clear the browser cache
What is Big Data?
Big Data: definition and examples
  • Web analytics

When we shop online, book vacations, and search for gift ideas, we hardly give a second thought to the fact that each search entry leaves behind a trail of our identity. Busy web bots are never far behind and sweep up this information. The result of all of this is Big Data: massive volumes of data that are analyzed and used for a variety of reasons. But is there reason to be wary of leaving behind...

Big Data: definition and examples
S/MIME: the standard method for e-mail encryption
S/MIME: How to encrypt and sign your emails?
  • E-Mail security

If you send an e-mail without additional security measures, it’s like sending a postcard: if everything goes as planned, the information should arrive unchanged and unread in the recipient’s inbox. However, if someone intercepts the card or the e-mail in transit, they can read the contents without any problem and make as many changes as possible. Just like you would use an opaque envelope to...

S/MIME: How to encrypt and sign your emails?