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Twitter’s Digits Still Bound by a Single Point-of-Failure

October 24, 2014

Following the recent news of Twitter’s new service called Digits, a feature which will allegedly allow users to sign into apps without having to remember passwords, David Emm, principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, decided to weigh in on how this service might affect consumers and security. more »

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Corporate Data at Risk From Workers’ Lack of Knowledge or Concern about BYOD Policies

October 24, 2014

Leading digital identity expert Intercede has revealed the results of its latest research The Rise of the Identity Centric Economy, which found the security of corporate data across the UK is being compromised by workers’ ignorance of the BYOD policies their employers have in place. more »

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Invasion Through Identity

October 24, 2014

In July JPMorgan Chase discovered that 90 or so of its servers were breached by external hackers. more »

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Open Source and Third-Party Components Embed 24 Known Vulnerabilities into Every Web Application on Average

October 24, 2014

Veracode, a leader in protecting modern enterprises from today’s pervasive web and mobile application threats, has released analytics from its cloud-based platform that exposes the significant risk created by the widespread use of open source and third-party components. more »

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7 Controversial Internet Freedom Fighters

October 23, 2014

The internet is the arena where conflicting uses of knowledge and power clash with conflicting interpretations of freedom and privacy. more »

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Identity Theft Protection is NOT a Luxury – It’s a Necessity!

October 23, 2014

The Internet holds countless benefits for us. more »

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Over Half of Legal Professionals Believe Email Poses the Greatest Security Risk, New Research Reveals

October 23, 2014

DX, a leading independent mail, parcels and logistics end-to-end network operator in the UK and Ireland, has released new research that shows 57% of legal professionals in the UK believe email constitutes the greatest security risk to their business, compared to just 24% who believe physical breaches pose a greater risk. more »

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Do Your Research When Considering Using the Cloud

October 22, 2014

What are the main benefits & risks associated with using cloud applications? more »

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Apple Pay

Apple Pay Secure? Not so Fast!

October 22, 2014

Apple Pay went live this week. more »

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SaaCS: Security–as-a-Cost Saving

October 22, 2014

Cyber-attacks are rising on a year-by-year basis, with a growing focus on the application layer. more »

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Mac Threats on the Rise: Five Tips to Stay Safe

October 22, 2014

Continually over the last several years malware for Mac OS X is on the rise. more »

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McAfee Presents Vision of Next Generation Government and Its Security Challenges

October 21, 2014

McAfee, part of Intel Security, has launched a new report which extrapolates digital trends to predict how the next generation of government might look and what the future security challenges might be. more »

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Illegal Web Trade of Personal Information Soars to Record Highs

October 21, 2014

New research from Experian®, the global information services company, reveals that while people are getting better at taking steps to protect their personal information online, the volume of illegally traded information online is soaring with more than 110 million pieces of data bought and sold by criminals so far in 2014. more »

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Why Shellshock is Worse Than Heartbleed

October 21, 2014

Back in April, the digital world was in a panic over the security threat of a bug codenamed Heartbleed. more »

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Most Businesses Use Third-Party Hosting and Maintenance to Manage Virtualisation, According to Kaspersky Lab Survey

October 21, 2014

Less than one-third of businesses keep their virtualisation servers on-premises and managed entirely by their own internal IT staff, according to a Kaspersky Lab survey of 3,900 IT professionals worldwide. more »

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Shellshock and POODLE: How Do They Compare?

October 20, 2014

In the last month, two of the largest vulnerabilities since Heartbleed have been exposed, leaving networks open to attacks and organizations scrambling to patch their systems. more »

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How to Spot a Phish

October 20, 2014

With National Cyber Security Awareness month (NCSAM) upon us, the national spotlight is on best practices to stay safe and protect your data online. more »

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Evaluating Cloud Applications and Their Data Value

October 20, 2014

What are the main benefits & risks associated with using cloud applications? more »

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Leading Russian Security Firm Group-IB Releases 2014 Report on the Russian High-Tech Crime Market

October 20, 2014

Group-IB, one of the leading companies in fraud prevention, cybercrime and hi-tech crime investigations, has announced their annual report on the Russian high-tech crime market for 2014. more »

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Efficiency and Effectiveness: The Missing Combination in a Fragile Security Industry

October 17, 2014

When Symantec, one of the grand old dames of security, recently decided to split itself into two separate companies, it raised questions about the entire security market. more »

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