Paul Bischoff is the editor of Comparitech and a consumer privacy expert. He's been writing about the tech industry since 2012 for publications like Tech in Asia, Mashable, and various startup blogs. He's also been cited as an expert by the New York Times, BBC, The Guardian, Engadget, Wired, Gizmodo, Forbes, and many more. At Comparitech, he covers topics like cybersecurity, digital privacy, VPNs, encryption, net neutrality, censorship, and identity theft. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.
Would you be happy for the government to track your location using your mobile phone? If someone had asked you this question two years ago, the answer would likely have been a firm “no.” But fast-forward to 2021 and you’ll find that a large chunk of people have willingly downloaded contact-tracing apps in a bid […]
In a world where data protection is becoming increasingly important, cybersecurity roles are at the heart of many companies’ employment strategies. Often defined as “information security analysts,” these roles involve planning and implementing security measures that help protect an organization’s computer systems and networks. This includes installing software (such as firewalls and data encryption programs), […]
Deluge is a BitTorrent client featuring an elegant user interface and third-party plugin support that grew quite popular in the latter half of the 2010s. Its open-source design allows it to run on a variety of desktop environments. But just as with any other torrent client, a VPN is strongly recommended. Short for Virtual Private […]
In 2020, 79 individual ransomware attacks were carried out against US government organizations, potentially impacting 71 million people and costing an estimated $18.88 billion in downtime and recovery costs. Over the last few years, ransomware has become a huge cause for concern for all kinds of organizations. For governmental entities, it can mean extended downtime, […]