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Why trust is the essential currency of cybersecurity

Автор: | 24.05.2018

Cisco trust strategy officer Anthony Grieco spoke with TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson about how organizations can improve security by building trust. Watch the video or read their conversation: Patterson: Humans remain the intractable cybersecurity problem. They also represent a cybersecurity potential solution … I wonder if we could start with that premise, that trust is, and… Читать далее »

Brain Food botnet infected 5,000+ websites with malicious PHP scripts in past 4 months

Автор: | 24.05.2018

Researchers at security firm Proofpoint have spent the past few months tracking the explosive growth of a botnet they dub «Brain Food,» named for its use of bogus brain supplement and diet pills to lure in phishing victims. According to its report, Proofpoint has discovered more than 5,000 infected websites while investigating Brain Food’s four-month… Читать далее »

UK calls for new data-sharing model with EU

Автор: | 24.05.2018

Although the standard adequacy approach is an effective means of ensuring free flow of data from the EU to third countries, it would not reflect the breadth and depth of the UK-EU relationship, according to the latest proposals published by the UK Brexit negotiating team. While the adequacy approach is informing the UK’s negotiations on… Читать далее »

How to turn on two factor authentication in Mozilla Firefox

Автор: | 24.05.2018

As many users look to take control of their online privacy and data security, they turn to tools such as two-factor authentication to further secure their accounts. Two-factor authentication requires a second authentication on top of a traditional password for logins. On Tuesday, Mozilla rolled out two-factor authentication (which it calls two-step authentication) in Firefox… Читать далее »

IBM to add 1,800 jobs in France to ‘meet growing demand for AI’

Автор: | 23.05.2018

IBM is working to bring 1,800 jobs to France over the next two years in effort to bolster talent in artificial intelligence, IoT, cloud, and blockchain, CEO Ginni Rometty said at the Tech for Good Summit in Paris Wednesday. Also at the summit, the firm announced an expansion of its program for » new collar»… Читать далее »

Mobile fraud up 680% since 2015, RSA reports

Автор: | 23.05.2018

While the total volume of mobile app transactions rose by 200% in the past three years, the growth rate for fraudulent transactions was 680%, a report shows. The proportion of fraudulent transactions carried out on a mobile app has jumped from just 5% in 2015 to 39% in 2018, with a 63% increase in the… Читать далее »

Application and device security under the spotlight

Автор: | 23.05.2018

Until recently, device security has been of minimal concern. However, recent events – such as hundreds of thousands of IoT devices being co-opted into a botnet and the American casino that had data leaked through a smart fish tank – have highlighted the necessity for robust device security measures for this digitally-connected… «; } });… Читать далее »

Skills shortage a major cyber security risk

Автор: | 23.05.2018

The proportion of information security professionals who feel organisations are getting worse at defending against major cyber security breaches has leapt from 9% to 18% in the past three years, a survey has revealed. However, in contrast, the number of businesses that feel better prepared to respond to and deal with incidents rose from 47%… Читать далее »

Blockchain tourism being replaced by its application to business challenges

Автор: | 23.05.2018

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Global businesses are moving from a phase of exploring blockchain’s potential to applying the technology to real-life business challenges, according to a survey of business executives. A survey of more than 1,000 executives at major global companies, carried out by Deloitte Consulting, found that while the application of blockchain in business is… Читать далее »

The difficulties of defending against web tracking

Автор: | 23.05.2018

Thank you for joining! Access your Pro+ Content below. 23 May 2018 The difficulties of defending against web tracking Share this item with your network: This article in our Royal Holloway information security series introduces the concept of web tracking, provides an overview of how organisations track users and discusses a few of the difficulties… Читать далее »