Announcing Record Number of Websense TRITON Gladiators

Netherlands expansion marks company’s increasing global footprint Performanta, a specialist information security firm, today announced that another of its employees has successfully been certified as a Websense TRITON Gladiator. He will join with four colleagues throughout the EMEA region, bringing Performanta’s total number of Websense TRITON Gladiators to five — the record for any one […]

Industry’s First One-2-One Visual Security Solution to Eliminate Counterfeit Cards

One-2-One Visual Security Solution to Eliminate Counterfeit Cards

News Highlights: Industry’s first One-2-One visual security solution to easily and readily identify legitimacy of card holder. Enables universities, enterprises and state and county government agencies to create and issue personalized, secure IDs with higher levels of protection at a third of the price of current market solutions. Inspired by similar visual authentication technology that […]

Unsecured Voice Calls Leave the Door Wide Open

Unsecured Voice Calls

The UK’s SMEs are increasingly using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) in order to cut call costs.  Alongside cloud computing, VoIP is a key component in today’s flexible, low cost infrastructure that is supporting business agility and growth.  Yet while businesses are increasingly confident to deploy these technologies, far too many are failing to understand […]

U.S. Department of Justice Cyber Attack Manual – 3 Guidelines for Consumers

U.S. Department of Justice Cyber Attack

The U.S. Department of Justice recently released a manual with best practices for victims of cyberattacks. The guidelines are aimed at helping companies either avoid cyberattacks or minimize the damage to the organization and consumers should a cyberattack occur. These best practices come in the wake of close to one billion online records being compromised in […]

Expert Comments on CareFirst breach

CareFirst Breach

Krebs points out the potential initial culprit in gaining credentials to access the CareFirst network and data may have been similar to the Doppelgänger attacks Proficio discussed in our April 23, 2015 blog on ‘Wire Transfer Scams on the Rise’.  Wiki describes a Doppelgänger as ‘a double or evil twin… in some traditions (portrayed) as a […]

Security Experts on the AdultFriendFinder Data Breach

AdultFriendFinder data breach

Adult Friend Finder, a casual dating website, has called in police and investigators after a suspected leak of client information as many as 3.9 million of Adult Friend Finder’s 64 million members had been leaked, including personal details such as email addresses.Tripwire security experts on the AdultFriendFinder data breach: Ken Westin, senior security analyst for Tripwire […]

Issue Warning to Web Owners and Developers of New Risk to Card Details

Warning to web owners and developers of new risk to card details

Foregenix, the information security specialists, have identified a worrying new trend of obfuscated code containing malware being placed (hidden) on merchant’s web sites. Designed to harvest payment card details, the malware takes an unusual approach to stealing the information. Foregenix are warning that this malware could be currently hiding in web sites without businesses even […]

Enabling Thousands of Enterprises to Eliminate Insecure Passwords

Enterprises to eliminate insecure passwords

Two factor authentication through existing physical smart cards or on-device credentials protects multiple business-critical apps Cybersecurity expert Intercede today announced the launch of the MyID Authenticator for Good. This will enable Good Technology customers to replace insecure passwords with two factor authentication across business-critical apps on iOS and Android devices. MyID Authenticator for Good allows […]

Why i Wrote the Open Organization

The open organisation

The Open Organization (available here)– is about creating a successful business in today’s enormously fast-moving technology climate. The only way to do that is by eschewing the old ways of doing business – including a top-down hierarchical approach – in favor of a new approach that emphasizes soliciting and embracing everyone’s opinions, letting go of […]

THOTCON 0x6 in Review

Attending conferences and trade shows is a luxury many of us cannot afford, both from the time and expense perspectives. Compounding that fact is that many of the larger events have devolved into long-form vendor showcases, more closely resembling the International Auto Show than the educational and invigorating experiences they purport to be. These mega […]