Google’s Move to Strict DMARC Implementation

Google’s Move to Strict DMARC Implementation

Google recently announced that they are stepping up their commitment to DMARC. Starting in June 2016 gmail.com will reject any messages that don’t pass the authentication checks spelled out in the DMARC specification. Google’s adoption of DMARC is a huge step in right direction for global DMARC deployment and a mark of stability in DMARC in general. While Yahoo […]

Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

The threat of being targeted online is unfortunately becoming ever more prevalent, as our ‘digital footprint’ grows larger. We have to accept that we will never be 100% safe whilst online, but there are many steps we can take to limit our exposure and decrease our vulnerability. Digital footprint In order to operate the devices […]

RBS Signs up to Facebook at Work – Is this News?

RBS signs up to Facebook

Tristan Rogers, CEO of Concrete, the collaboration platform for retail brands, used by Vans, J Crew, Gap, Kate Spade, Williams Sonoma and Marks & Spencer, comments on the news that RBS has signed up its employees to Facebook at Work. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Tristan Rogers, CEO of Concrete : “The news of RBS 30,000 user rollout […]

Malware Transforms Security Cameras into Botnets

Malware Transforms Security Cameras into Botnets

Researchers from Incapsula have discovered that closed-circuit security cameras have been subverted by malware and turned into a botnet network that can launch DDoS attacks. About a 1000 of these closed circuit security cameras have been infected by malware. Tim Erlin, director of IT security and risk strategy at Tripwire have the following comments on it. [su_note […]

TalkTalk Reveals that it Still Doesn’t know How it was Breached

TalkTalk Reveals that it Still Doesn't know How it was Breached

Chaos reigns at TalkTalk as the telco appears to be claiming that a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack led to customer data being compromised – despite that being technically infeasible. A contradictory series of claims in a TalkTalk statement has suggested the company does not understand the security issues it has faced. Richard Beck, head of […]