30% of all web pages in the world are made with WordPress, a Content Management System (CMS) launched in 2003. Although this tool has many advantages, it is one of the platforms with the greatest possibility of being hacked or attacked. According to a report by Sucuri, 83% of the sites created with this CMS have suffered an attack attempt. Continue reading
Barriers also exist on the Internet and come down to millions of people around the world, as 71% of people with disabilities do not have access to the Web. Currently, citizens with motor, sensory or cognitive difficulties depend more than ever on advances in the accessibility of cyberspace so as not to be left out of educational, economic, and social development. Continue reading
To be able to access a web page, we simply enter the domain name in the browser. Although we do this every day and it seems very normal to us, several organizations are working hard to make it possible. One of these institutions is the IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority).
The Internet is surrounded by difficult and sometimes confusing words. For example, for any website to work you need to have a domain name and a hosting provider. Although the domain name system and the hosting service are fundamental to all web pages, it is likely that you may have never heard of them or are confused about them.
Since 2018, the way Internet companies store data has changed, especially in companies like Facebook and Google, because the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. This regulation refers to a compilation of rules promoted by the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, and the European Commission, regarding data and security.
Internet users are getting younger and younger: 7 years has been established as the average age of starting Internet use (Unicef,2017). For this reason, protecting their children in this environment is a growing concern for parents.One of the forms that have gained importance is parental controls in its different formats. These tools support and accompany parents’ efforts to educate their children about digital citizenship.
An SSL certificate is a digital credential that authenticates the identity of a website and enables an encrypted connection. The acronym SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It is a security protocol that creates an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. Typically SSL is used to protect credit card transactions, data transfers, and logins.
In March 2021, the Board of Directors of Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG), authorized the creation of the Data Science Lab, as a unit within the Center for Studies in Applied Informatics (CEIA in Spanish). One of the goals of this new unit is to collect, store and preserve as much data as possible, generated in Guatemala. With this information, an open data repository will be created; which means that the data will be available without restrictions, with the condition of citing the source and sharing.
If you already know the advantages of having a personalized email, but you’re not quite sure how to get one, keep reading because we’ll explain how to get an address with one of the most important email providers on the market today: Gmail. We will also analyze the advantages and disadvantages of it to determine if it suits your needs.