Apple Sign On Commentary

Apple let the public know that it has introduced a new way to stop third-party sites and services from getting your information when you sign up for an app. According to Apple software engineering chief, Crag Federighi, one-click sign on can be convenient for consumers but can come at the cost of users’ privacy. Personally […]

Comment: Australian uni breach

Following news that an Australian university has been hacked, affecting sensitive data going back 19 years, please find below comment from SailPoint, the identity governance experts. The comment covers the importance of ensuring that sensitive data is governed by cybersecurity measures, regardless of the system in which it is kept – on premises or in the […]

Industry comments: Public Accounts Committee advises kitemark system for electronic devices

Following the news that the Public Accounts Committee has advised that the UK government should introduce a kitemark system for electronic devices, please find comment below from Jim Phillipoff, Head of Business Development, Irdeto and SecureData’s Chief Security Strategy Officer, Charl van der Walt. Jim Phillipoff, Head of Business Development, Irdeto: “As the UK consultation […]

Expert Advice on Attackers bypassing Microsoft RDP


On June 4, 2019, the CERT Coordination Centre (CERT/CC) Carnegie Mellon’s Computer Emergency Response Team released an advisory regarding discovered behaviour in the Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), which can allow an attacker to bypass the lock screen on some remote sessions. Microsoft was notified of this finding and has stated that the “behaviour does […]