Why The First 24 Hours Is Critical In Managing A Cybersecurity Incident

OpenSSL Vulnerability a Reminder that Security is a Process

Over the past couple of years there has been a meteoric rise in cybersecurity incidents and it’s only a matter of time before the inevitable occurs in your organisation. Whether hit by a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack or infected by malicious programs or even becoming a victim to ransomware, the first-responder actions will often determine the […]

Attack On Critical National Infrastructure Is Imminent, Say Over Half Of Respondents To Infosecurity Europe Poll

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Convergence between physical and cyber environments is leaving businesses exposed  More than half (59 per cent) of respondents to the latest social media poll conducted by Infosecurity Europe 2019 – Europe’s number one information security event – believe that an attack on the UK’s critical national infrastructure is likely this year.  As more devices, systems and infrastructure […]

Google Ditches Passwords In Latest Android Devices

Following the news that Google and the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance announced that devices running Android 7 or later are certified by the FIDO2 standard, meaning that users can forego using passwords and instead use their fingerprint or a PIN to log into browsers or apps on their devices, a director at OneIdentity has offered the following commentary.  Security Expert, Director […]

Security Expert Comment: 5G Security Flaws

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MWC 2019 has been all about 5G becoming a reality in 2019. However, the University of Iowa has reported that a security flaw has been found in both the 4G standard and in 5G too.  Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and Fellow at McAfee: “MWC is awash with news that 2019 will be the year of 5G. Promising faster speeds […]

Have You E-filed Your Taxes Yet? Change Your PW First

TurboTax maker Intuit notified users that a number of users that their accounts had been hijacked. Though not a breach of Intuit’s own systems, this was a case of credential stuffing, in which hijackers used old login credentials to break into other accounts. This is a perfect example of the importance of password hygiene – […]

F5 Enables 5G Services with New Solutions For Service Providers

New tools and services will enable telecoms transitioning to 5G to optimise networks and monetise new services today  Today F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced several new solutions and enhancements designed to allow service providers to launch 5G services. The announcements include a new network functions virtualisation (NFV) package that will enable the optimisation and scale of existing 4G and new 5G networks, along with other improvements […]