Category Archives: The Internet

Privacy
25 May 2020
Data broking is a big business in today's online digitally-driven world. As the world continues to embrace technology to improve efficiency, access knowledge, drive communication, and enhance collaboration, the production of vast quantities of data is either a direct or indirect collateral effect of any digital interaction. In 2017, the Economist stated that data is more valuable than oil. Although it may seem unusual to put a price tag on an intangible asset created by simple online interactions, the [...]
CDN SEO
11 May 2020
Canonicalization, sometimes referred to as standardization or normalization, is a computer science process that converts data possessing more than one possible presentation into a standardized, normalized, or canonical form. If we had to rephrase that definition in simple terms, it is a method for combining data that has the same content but different labels under one common name. When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), canonicalization is the process of ensuring the Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) that refer [...]
Dark Web
31 Mar 2020
The Dark Web is a controversial topic that is shrouded in mystery for many regular Internet users. Portrayed in the media as a seedy underground virtual reality where cybercriminals roam free and peddle their illicit wares, this encrypted network has been a newsworthy subject since its rise to infamy during the last decade. Although the Dark Web may appear to be a prohibited playground hosting illegal products and services, one cannot ignore its use in the fight for online [...]
Cookies
23 Feb 2020
Privacy on the web is a growing concern for everyone operating in today's digitally-driven society. As technology dominates almost every aspect of modern communication, commerce, and personal interaction, ensuring your cyber personas remain secure is now more vital than ever. The information age may have unleashed an unprecedented wave of innovation, collaboration, and universal access, but it has come at a personal cost. As our interaction with online services increases at an exponential rate, whether it be for personal or professional reasons, tracking software observes and records [...]
Encryption
02 Feb 2020
Securing your website is vital in today's ever-evolving threat landscape. New cyberattacks, unauthorized intrusions, and data breaches emerge daily, placing both your business and customers at risk. As your website is the public face of your enterprise, it presents the perfect target to motivated attackers. Finding the perfect balance between security and functionality is vital to the usability of your site. You need to ensure potential customers can access your website rapidly and efficiently. However, you also need to implement security measures to protect them, your data, [...]
Cyberwar
26 Jan 2020
Cyberwar is a genuine threat to every person, organization, and nation-state. In today's digitally driven society, every system that helps us navigate, participate and compete in the digital age relies on the availability and unhindered functionality of technology. Classical warfare doctrine, such as the treatise written by Sun Tzu, states that the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. The objectives stated by Sun Tzu have become a reality as warfare evolves in the digital [...]
Contract for the Web
23 Dec 2019
The Contract for the Web is an initiative that aims to save the Internet from negative forces that have tainted the original objectives of what many argue is man's greatest invention. Led by the World Wide Web Foundation, and authored by the creator of the HTTP Protocol, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, this endeavor is a pledge that contains nine fundamental principles that aim to save us from a digital dystopia. Challenges Facing the Modern Internet Since its commercialization, the Internet has continued to evolve [...]
Best CDN image format
26 Nov 2019
Image format selection is vital in web design. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Even though this maxim dates back to the pre-Internet era, the lesson it imparts remains as applicable as ever. As both business and society embrace the digital realm to transact, communicate, and search for solutions, products, and entertainment, images play a vital role in our online experience. However, since the digital revolution ushered in by the launch of the HTTP protocol, [...]
CDN Performance
14 Oct 2019
Image optimization is a vital component of any effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Strategy. As any commercial need typically starts with an Internet search, you need to ensure potential customers looking for your products and services can locate your website rapidly and efficiently. Obtaining a high search ranking that places your site on the first page of a Google search should, therefore, be the primary goal of your digital marketing strategy. There are a variety of factors that determine how search engines such as Google rank a website [...]
5G CDN
01 Oct 2019
5G general availability is a few months away, and its imminent arrival is set to revolutionize a variety of industries. This technology shift will exponentially increase the rapid rate of digital disruption we have experienced over the past two decades. The superior speeds, low latency, and higher contention support is set to transform everything from self-driving vehicles and augmented reality to streaming solutions and healthcare. 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity that is set to replace the existing 4G LTE standard. It promises [...]