28

Jun

Security is free. It’s not a gift, but it is free.

In 2017 someone submitted a bug report to Mozilla Firefox bug-reporting service complaining about the HTTPS warning. “Your notice of insecure password and/or log-in automatically appearing on the log-in for my website, Oil and Gas International, is not wanted and was put there without our permission,” a person wrote here. “Please remove it immediately. We have our [...]

01

Jun

Keep your enemy closer

Majority of the break-in attempts by hackers are fully automated and the defense against most of these attempts is surprisingly simple.   The Setup As opposed to robbing a bank hacking into an online bank is not a one-time activity after which there are typically three options for the bank robber: a) run away with the money,[...]

12

Apr

Key qualities of a great software engineer

5 minutes read We live in times when virtually every company is a software company from the perspective of software systems being essential for their core business. A bank is a software company, a car manufacturer is a software company, an airliner is a software company. Software engineers are the professionals who create the backbone of these[...]

12

Apr

Why NOT everyone should write code?

The world is becoming increasingly more code-centric. It's the way of life and it's not going to change soon. The idea that everyone should at least learn to write code is gaining quite some popularity lately. I strongly believe that not everyone should write code. Quite the contrary. People writing code professionally should really understand the basic[...]

23

Aug

One hour to take terrorist material out of internet.

Hello Aram, You were kind enough in the past to comment for SPUTNIK International, tech issues on the protection of your personal data. Your CODIFIC expertise would be greatly appreciated to comment on the decision by Commissioner Julian King to impose a maximum of one hour to tech companies for taking out of the net, the terrorist[...]

09

Apr

GDPR Implications And Impact

This is an excerpt from an interview on global GDPR implications with Sputnik International's correspondent in Belgium, Luc Rivet. Sputnik International has asked our CEO Aram Hovsepyan, for his view on GDPR, the new European regulation on the protection of your personal data. CODIFIC's security and privacy expertise is rooted in our close collaboration with the DistriNet research laboratory of the[...]