Category: Privacy

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

The Security Interviews: What CISOs can learn from Covid-19

June 30, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

More than three months into the global Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, we have all become familiar with the advice on how not to catch this mysterious and horrible disease, which some people seem to be able to shake off with ease, […]

Privacy, Security

IoT buyers eye private network deployments for added security

May 28, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

More organisations adopting the internet of things (IoT) into their IT strategies are considering implementing or already setting up fully-private networks to guard against cyber security threats, according to a report produced by analysts at Omdia on behalf of Syniverse, […]

Gadgets, Mobile, Privacy, Security

Google wants your Nest secured with two-factor authentication

May 5, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Carefree days are over for Nest users, as Google tightens its security policies. The company will require an additional step when people try to log into their Nest account. “When a new login is initiated, you’ll receive an email from […]

Computing, Hacking, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Under the spotlight, video apps rush to strengthen security

April 28, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

With widespread attention focused on the likes of Zoom and other unified communications and collaboration (UCC) applications during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the sector is moving to address privacy and security problems more quickly than is typical in the industry, […]

Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN is launching in beta for macOS and Windows

April 1, 2020

Via: The Verge

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN service began its life last year as a free add-on to the company’s app — which itself is a DNS resolver application that promises faster internet — and was immediately popular. (There were, at one point […]

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: ID-driven security helps safeguard the workforce

March 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Before the days of mobile computing and smartphones, employees worked exclusively on-site in an office. For security professionals, these were simpler times; external risks were confined to the office network. However, the current Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown has forced […]

Hacking, Privacy, Security

Advanced malware for Android can steal PINs, patterns and 2FA codes for Google Authenticator

February 27, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Cybersecurity shouldn’t be taken lightly, especially with all the personal information we have on our devices. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a great way to keep your accounts safe but it seems criminals have found a way around that method as […]

Mobile, Privacy, Security, Smartphones

Google warns users not to mess with Huawei devices

February 25, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Google has warned owners of Huawei smartphones not to try to bypass the controls placed on them to install Google’s apps on their devices, saying that because their security cannot be guaranteed, they run the risk of inadvertently installing a […]

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 […]

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” […]