Why Augmented Reality Means Augmented Risk To Networks

Scott Register, VP Product Management for Ixia looks at the potential risks that AR represents to organizations, and the steps organizations can take to mitigate it  Augmented reality (AR) is not new, but the explosive popularity of Pokémon GO has shown that the technology’s time has arrived, thanks to a combination of technology advances and cultural […]

Security Experts Respond To Yahoo Breach

Hackers Spread Malware

Following hours of speculation, Yahoo has confirmed that it has suffered a massive data breach. IT security experts from Tenable Network Security, Cryptzone, Positive Technologies, AppRiver and Alert Logic commented below. Gavin Millard, EMEA Technical Director at Tenable Network Security: “With the complex, data rich, IT environments organisations run today, there is always a high possibility […]

Yahoo ‘Expected To Confirm Massive Data Breach’

Yahoo is expected to confirm this week what Recode describes as a “widespread and serious” data breach affecting an estimated 200 million users. In light of this news, IT security experts commented below. Peter Galvin, Vice President of Strategy at Thales e-Security:  “As a result of this hack, the personal data of millions of Yahoo! users […]

White House Email Hack

Following the news about ‘White House Email Hacking’, Mark Wilson, Director of Product Development at STEALTHbits Technologies commented below. Mark Wilson, Director of Product Development at STEALTHbits Technologies: “Email is often the forgotten platform for data security. In reality,email should be up there as one of – if not the primary – concern. “Everyone knows and […]

Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts

This evening, Yahoo revealed that information associated with at least 500 million user accounts was stolen in 2014 by, what is believed, a state-sponsored actor. The stolen data may include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and hashed passwords. According to Yahoo, it may not have also included payment card data or bank account information. […]