Understanding The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Biometrics

Biometrics are fast becoming an integral part of online security. From the familiar fingerprint to cutting-edge retina scanning and facial recognition technology, it is increasingly the go-to mechanism for protecting and providing access to sensitive data including money and confidential account information. Until recently, biometric authentication had been discussed on a largely theoretical basis. Today, […]

Only Half Of Ransomware Victims Who Pay Recover Their Data

In response to the findings of a new report from CyberEdge, which revealed that 55 percent of organizations were compromised by ransomware in 2017 and that four in five organization are experiencing an IT security skills shortage in 2018, Terry Ray, CTO at Imperva commented below. Ransomware – key findings: The report found that 55 percent […]

Report Finds Serious Homeland Security Vulnerabilities

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It has been revealed that The United States’ Department of Homeland Security currently has a litany of security problems including running old, outdated software and operating with computers which haven’t received patches for 5 years. Some of the vulnerabilities were so serious that they “expose DHS data to unnecessary risks,” said the investigators, and that the agency […]