Practical Answers For Your Digital Life:

Do you have a burning question that you wish someone can answer it? When it comes to questions like Buying, Surfing, Traveling, Communicating, Working and Personal Data on the Internet,  “Just Ask Gemalto” might be your solution.

In this modern world, we are exposed to various security threats that we are unaware or have no knowledge about them. Visiting websites or even secured websites are no longer safe. Most of the time, online security threat is hard to identify and when you do so, it might just be too late.

So, what if I tell you that there is a website that you can ask questions (e.g. privacy settings, Internet purchase, lost credit cards) and get expert answers to them. is a Question and Answer portal. You ask a question and it will search through its database to provide an answer. If you cannot get an answer immediately, you can always post your question and the experts can help to answer it later.

The site is organized in 6 categories:

  • Buying
  • Surfing
  • Traveling
  • Communicating
  • Working
  • Personal Data

You can take portal as practical answers to your digital life. I have tried the portal. It is easy to ask questions and get the answers.

I asked a question on “Facebook Privacy” and here are the results.

If you notice, the results are further broken down to Tips, News and Focus. Click on each one and you will be able to read the articles related to them.

I remember many of my friends (including myself) are worried about online shopping. Of course, everyone knows or thinks they know about the danger on buying online. However, if you want to equip yourself with some knowledge, has the right resources to help.

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Why? Because they are the security experts.

Do you know what is Scareware Scam or what is technology used in ePassport?


This is a tactic used to alarm you into thinking that your computer is infected with a virus, and then suggest that you download, and pay for, anti-virus software to remove it. These programs prey on your fear (hence the name scareware). According to the Anti-Phishing Working Group, the number of scareware programs in circulation rose from 2,850 to 9,287 in the second half of 2008 …

Technology behind ePassport

Electronic passports have secure contactless smart card technology embedded in the back cover. Contactless refers to the fact that it is a wireless device, something like a cell phone except it can only communicate over very short distances of an inch or two. Smart card means it contains a microprocessor, a small but real computer, and special security software to protect the identity of the passport holder….

I learned about them on the portal. So, you see, you can learn something on the portal.

If you want, do take a look at their videos. It shows how security can be an issue in a different perspective. Funny yet true.

I urge you to give the portal a try. It is not easy to describe what I can learn or find over there. You will need to try it yourself.


Here is a good news. is having a contest right now (25th October to 25th December). The top prize is an iPad. The contest is very simple. What you have to do is to answer 5 simple questions and you might be the winner.

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Good luck and have fun at the portal.