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Cybersecurity, Security

US cyber security chief fired for contradicting Trump

November 18, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Chris Krebs, the director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – America’s equivalent of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – has been dismissed by outgoing president Donald Trump, after his agency’s analysis of the 3 […]


Privacy, Security

Zoom adds new security option – end-to-end encryption for meetings, starting October 19

October 15, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

In its company blog, Zoom has just announced that end-to-end encryption (E2EE) will be given as an option to both paid and free Zoom users starting October 19. The new security feature will be in a “technical preview” state within […]


Hacking, Security

Software AG caught in double extortion ransomware hit

October 12, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

German software giant Software AG is racing to contain a major data leak resulting from a double extortion attack that saw its files encrypted and stolen by the operators of the Clop ransomware. The firm first came under attack on […]


Privacy, Security

Google adds new “high visibility” security alerts

October 8, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Google published a blog on Wednesday explaining how the company plans on using a new process to alert Google Account subscribers when a serious security issue pops up. Back in 2015, Android alerts were used to notify people when they […]


Internet, Privacy, Security, Wireless & Cloud

2 egregious cloud security threats the CSA missed

September 29, 2020

Via: Info World

My interesting weekend reading was this Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) report, which was vendor sponsored, highlighting 11 cloud security threats that should be on top of everyone’s mind. These threats are described as “egregious.” CSA surveyed 241 experts on security […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security now main driving force behind digital transformation

September 28, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The first weeks and months of the Covid-19 pandemic saw widespread global fear over the virus exploited by cyber criminals for malicious ends. Now, six months on, the relationship between the coronavirus and cyber security is transitioning as IT culture […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think Tank: Edge security in the world of Covid-19

September 17, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The centralised datacentre or computer room has been slowly going out of fashion with the move to cloud computing and the buying in of different services from a variety of cloud-based suppliers – for example, email services from supplier A […]


Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: Beware security blind spots at the edge

September 4, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

While the traditional idea of the centralised datacentre is not going anywhere anytime soon, there is growing recognition that the way in which organisations process, store and analyse data is changing. The operating models of many organisations now point to […]


Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: Datacentre security is a business imperative

September 3, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

We have seen unprecedented change in business and user working styles. Some businesses have moved exclusively to cloud and datacentre, some have done what looks the opposite and started bringing the edge of their network back into a physical domain […]


Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: Seven steps to edge security

September 2, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Compute and storage decentralisation is a pattern that modern organisations are considering in their roadmap with growing interest. This is in order to cope with limited latency tolerance and bandwidth availability typical of 5G applications and emerging IoT (internet of […]