Cybersecurity or security of digital information is the field in charge of protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of digital information systems and their contents.
Confidential in terms of guaranteeing that all information accessible only to authorised persons or entities.
Integrity in terms of assuring the non-alteration of information assets.
Availability refers to the ability to be accessible and usable by any authorised person or entity that requests it.
Can we forge a signature?
This article explains why it is so hard to forge a signature performed via electronic means and why you should start using eSignatures
5 applications of fingerprint biometrics you already use without you noticing
Some of the advantages that technological progress brings is the increase in security and the willingness to facilitate the way we do things. These are one of the many reasons why biometrics were created and are still used today in several places where you probably have not noticed.
What is deepfake and how does Viafirma tackle it?
As technology keeps advancing, there are new challenges for society and, therefore, for companies. This article analyses and discusses the current boom of deepfake and what we can do to fight against it. What is deepfake? By deepfake, we mean those hyper-realistic video montages that have recently been proliferating and spreading across both social media […]
Cybersecurity in Spanish SMEs
Undoubtedly, cybersecurity must be one of the main aspects companies must look after. It is important in any company, big or small, because the damage caused internally can be huge, especially in companies with limited resources, since malicious attacks could mean the end of the business. Therefore, today we take a look at the situation […]
Digital identity, how can we protect it?
We are in the midst of a cybersecurity boom, as cyber criminals are increasingly exploiting digital vulnerabilities. These attacks include those aimed at our identity and personal data. Which are the most common ones? What can we do to protect ourselves?
Online trust: current state and how to improve it
Digitization is becoming very common in people’s life habits. The keys to understand this entrenchment is that society trusts technologies that make digitization possible, providing complete security reassurance. To what extent do the Spanish people trust these digital solutions? How can we increase this level of trust?
Management, auditing and signature delegation using cloud certificates
In the digital world, electronic certificates are a must to perform any business or personal operation, protecting the identity of the owner.
5 ways to protect your digital identity
In the era of communication, protecting our physical identity and the one on the Internet are equally important. Especially now that cyber-attacks are on the rise, affecting both individuals and entities. Under this situation we must follow certain Internet safety rules. Here are five tips.
Ethical hacking: identification of services with nmap
In the previous post of ethical hacking we briefly explain various options to get an enumeration of IP addresses and subdomains when performing an ethical hacking process. If you liked that “this is very safe because who is going to know that this subdomain exists” (that although you cannot believe it, it is more common […]
Ethical hacking: scope enumeration and IP detection
Sun Zu said in The Art of War: “Know yourself and know your enemy.” There is no better way to defend a company from possible cyberattacks than to know its real level of security by simulating an attack on its information systems, to detect the weakest parts of its defenses, the points of possible malicious […]
The new Cybersecurity Law of the European Union
The Official Journal of the European Union has published the new Regulation 2019/881, which deals with key aspects related to cybersecurity. Its entry into force will take place on June 27 and aims to make a substantial jump in terms of improving protection against cyber vulnerabilities. We break down its most remarkable aspects.
Spain, in the seventh position of the Global Cybersecurity Index published by ITU
We live in an increasingly connected world, especially through the internet. This gives us a host of advantages, but security is also necessary at the level of threats. This is what is responsible for assessing the Global Cybersecurity Index, whose latest report places Spain in the seventh position among countries around the world. Next, let […]