“Fear-Driven Bills Compromise the Right to Privacy”

Fear-Driven Bills Compromise the Right to Privacy

Unveiling of the draft Investigatory Powers Bill in Parliament by Home Secretary, Theresa May, saw a “significant departure” from previous plans, known as the ‘snooper’s charter’ according to May. Pravin Kothari, founder and CEO of cloud security company, CipherCloud, questions this in his comments below. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Pravin Kothari, Founder and CEO of Cloud Security […]

Password Hack Fuels Fears of Serious Internet-Wide 0-day Attacks

vBulletin password hack fuels fears

Developers of the vBulletin software package for website forums released a security patch, just hours after reports surfaced that a hack on the developers’ site leaked password data and other sensitive information belonging to almost 480,000 subscribers. Security experts from CertiVox and Lieberman software have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Brian Spector, CEO […]

British Gas Cyber Attack Leaks Customer Details Online

British Gas Cyber Attack

Hundreds of British Gas customers have been warned after customer e-mail addresses and account passwords appeared online. Around 2,200 warning letters have been sent to customers informing them of the incident – but the firm has insisted its systems are secure and no payment details were revealed. The company says it is “confident” the data […]

leaks Customer Details, Suspends Website

leaks Customer Details, Suspends Website

Marks & Spencer was forced to suspend its website after customers were able to see other people’s details when they logged in to their accounts. Customers posted messages on the high street chain’s Facebook page to say they could see other people’s orders and payment details when they logged into their accounts. The firm said no customer’s […]

Halloween Hackers after more than just Candy

Halloween Hackers after more than just Candy

It’s more than Halloween Straddling the divide between autumn and winter Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. Its origins lie in the period of time when the Celtic nations dominated Europe and people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. The idea of divide still holds today and perhaps […]

Adds Powerful New Solutions to Next-Generation Firewall Product Family

Next-Generation Firewall Product Family

New Barracuda NextGen Firewall Desktop Appliances Provide Branch Offices with Affordable Security and High Availability for Cloud, SaaS, and Other Mission Critical Applications Highlights : Barracuda launches industry’s first advanced next-generation firewall available in the sub-$700 price range, with the addition of four powerful new desktop appliances aimed at organizations that increasingly rely on cloud-based […]

Determining File Transfer Needs: 5 Steps to Safety

Determining File Transfer Needs

Data breach after data breach has rightly spurred a reaction from the business community. As organisations look to mitigate these concerns by investing in more security tools they will inevitably struggle to make sense of an increasingly competitive and varied market. Handling sensitive data while trying to facilitate compliance and maintain security is a top […]