Education Secretary’s Guidance To Protect From Online Harms

Earlier this week, the education secretary laid out plans for guidance to help guard children against online harms including catfishing, targeted advertising and fake news. The guidance is designed to help students understand the motivations of people online and protect themselves.  Guidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, […]

Will Mobile Devices Replace Passwords?

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It has been reported that mobile devices could provide a more secure, user-friendly mode of account authentication, according to an IDG and MobileIron report. The report outlined the major frustrations IT professions have with passwords, as well as better solutions that could potentially replace them altogether. The rise in mobile business devices and apps may present a viable […]

PCM Breach: Expert Commentary

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Brian Krebs recently broke the news that there was an intrusion at PCM Inc., a major U.S.-based cloud solution provider. The hackers were able to access email and file sharing systems for some of the company’s more than 2,000 clients. Sources say PCM discovered the intrusion in mid-May 2019. Those sources say the attackers stole […]

Study Reveals Banks Don’t Protect Consumers Against Phishing – Expert Comments

Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA) today issued a report, Secure Impressions: Online Banking Study, revealing how well the world’s largest banks in North America and Europe ensure and demonstrate security of customer information on their online banking websites. The study found that a notable percentage of banks left customers vulnerable to phishing scams. They rated websites based on the presence of SSL certificates – […]

Positive Technologies Experts: 5G Launches With Security Flaws

Report Outlines Inherited and New Threats in the Network as 5G Launches Worldwide    Positive Technologies has released its report 5G Network Security: Vulnerabilities Old and New, which outlines some of the greatest risks facing 5G as networks as they begin to launch around the world. 5G promises superfast connection speeds, ultra-low latency, and greater capacity represent huge opportunities […]