Data Protection Day

Data Protection Day

As Data Protection Day, Security experts from Intel Security, Netskope, Micro Focus and Intralinks wanted to share the following industry insights into the importance of continued education / awareness building around cyber threats and data security. Raj Samani, CTO for Intel Security EMEA: “As a society, we continue to be in a state of conflict […]

Java Plugins

Java Plugins

Following Oracle’s announcement regarding Java Plugins, Tod Beardsley, security engineering manager, Rapid7 have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Tod Beardsley, Security Engineering Manager, at Rapid7 : “Companies are urged to take Oracle’s announcement seriously and start efforts to transition to Java Web Start (a plugin-free Java technology), or other alternative, sooner rather than later. […]

Facebook Craze, ‘Be Like Bill’ Serves Malware

The new Facebook craze “Be Like Bill” could reportedly serve up malware or steal your personal info. Concerns have been raised that scammers could trick Facebook users into installing fake and malicious apps that claim they generate the popular “Be Like Bill” memes. Jonathan Sander, VP of product strategy at Lieberman Software have the following […]

Cyber Attack on Electricity Authority

Cyber Attack on Electricity Authority

Israel’s Electricity Authority has been infected by malware that they are still trying to recover from. Tim Erlin, director of IT security and risk strategy for Tripwire have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Tim Erlin, Director of Security and Product Management at Tripwire : “This doesn’t appear to be a direct attack on […]

Warns of Dangers of Online Dating

Warns of Dangers of Online Dating

Crimes relating to dating apps have increased by 560 per cent in the last two years, with 2015 seeing a huge 412 crimes linked to Tinder and Grindr alone. In light of these figures, and with Valentine’s day around the corner, Kaspersky Lab is warning of the importance of keeping personal information private, even if […]

IoT Security – The Collective Responsibility

IoT Security

Following recent reports that data security is becoming a bigger challenge for IoT, NETSCOUT a service assurance and cybersecurity company, discussing the industry’s collective responsibility in addressing this growing problem – and how it’s starting to affect all aspects of modern society. Steinthor Bjarnason, Network Security Research Engineer at Arbor Networks, Security Division of NETSCOUT: […]

4 Smartphones with Next Level Enterprise Security

4 Smartphones with Next Level Enterprise Security

Smartphones have been the go-to devices for business communication since their conception, but it’s only more recently that they’ve become an essential tool for productivity in the workplace. The expanded capabilities, battery life and display resolutions have brought smartphones to a point where they’re a viable option for getting work done anywhere, whether you’re in […]