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Category: Security


Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: How zero trust lets you take back control

February 14, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Zero trust. It’s not just a new buzzword, or perhaps the name of a questionable action film, but instead a real set of principles, procedures and methods for tackling the changing IT security landscape, and modernising approaches to IT infrastructure […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Mac-based security threats outpacing Windows

February 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Organisations running Mac-based systems are increasingly at risk of compromise, with the volume of threats targeting the environment now growing more rapidly than those targeting Windows, according to Malwarebytes’ latest annual State of malware report, which has just been released. […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Huawei, ZTE ask the FCC not to label them national security threats

February 4, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Ever since 2012, the U.S. has considered Huawei to be a national security threat because of its close ties to the communist Chinese government. A law in the country could force Huawei to gather intelligence on behalf of President Xi […]


Hacking, Internet, Security, Wireless & Cloud

Hackers keep getting access to your data. Is Amazon to blame?

February 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

Each new week seemingly brings with it another disturbing discovery of personal data left unsecured and exposed on the internet. Different companies — spanning industries as varied as pornography, cannabis, and medical records — screwing up in hard-to-parse ways, all […]


Privacy, Security

End-user security ignorance laid bare in new report

January 23, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Less than a quarter of people aged between 23 and 38 (so-called millennials) can correctly define the term “ransomware”, more than one-fifth of Brits don’t know how to change their Wi-Fi security settings, one-third of Aussies “don’t feel the need” […]


Cybersecurity, Security

CAA debuts aviation cyber security assurance scheme

January 17, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has launched a scheme, developed in partnership with security certification body Crest, that it hopes will play a key role in its strategy to enable the aviation industry to manage its security risks without […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think-Tank: Tackle insider threats to achieve data-centric security

January 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Perimeter-centric controls are vital for stopping adversarial (and sometimes also accidental) threat actors. However, they have little to no effect against insiders and become all but useless once a breach occurs. To optimise security arrangements, organisations should adopt a data-centric […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Google’s Project Zero is now being more considerate with how it discloses security vulnerabilities

January 8, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google’s Project Zero cybersecurity team is trialling a new policy where it won’t make security vulnerabilities public early after a fix has been issued. “Full 90 days by default, regardless of when the bug is fixed,” is the team’s new […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

California’s CCPA an opportunity for security industry to do better

January 2, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and a related internet of things (IoT) privacy law, SB-327, formally came into effect on 1 January 2020 in a landmark move that will strengthen cyber security protections for Californians and paves the way […]


Cybersecurity, Security

U.S. National Security Advisor Warns UK About Dangers of Huawei

December 26, 2019

Via: WebPro

According to the Financial Times (FT), U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brian has warned the UK about the dangers of using Huawei for its 5G networks. In the ongoing war between the U.S. and Huawei, the U.S. has been pressuring […]