Even tech firms fall for business email compromise scams.
Even tech firms fall for business email compromise scams.
The operator of an resources sector news site whose login page does not encrypt logins in transmission has asked Mozilla to remove Firefox’s security warning because it’s worrying subscribers.
A widely publicised security breach two years ago was “probably the most valuable thing that could have happened” to rapidly growing business collaboration vendor Slack, the company’s chief security officer has said as the company steadily pushes towards its highly anticipated IPO.
The confluence of new technologies is set to help businesses move away from password-based authentication towards a more-secure, less-invasive approach that relies heavily on behavioural monitoring and a range of inputs from smartphones and other devices.
At this year's CSO Perspectives Roadshow Leon Fouche, BDO's national leader for cyber security walked the audience through a number of different security reports to paint a picture of the threats today's world is facing.
To help you narrow down your options, here's our take on some of the more popular and well-known services, as well as some you may not have heard of. Use these as a springboard—again, there are plenty of other options out there—for your own research, and if you're not currently using a cloud backup service you may find reason to once you've seen what's on offer.
When we tested next-generation firewalls last May, at least one important security vendor wasn't there: Cisco, because they weren't ready to be tested. Now that the ASA CX next-generation firewall has had a year to mature, we put the product through its paces, using the same methodology as our last NGFW test.
LANDesk’s foray into system, asset and user management is the latest version of its Total User Management suite, which we’ll affectionately call TUM.
In perhaps the most comprehensive roundup on the net, we take a look at cloud storage services for personal and business use from the perspective of the CIO: what they offer, what's important and what to look for.
What is big, flexible, red and costs more than your average mid-range family sedan? Not a HSV—not quite that much—but this top of the range unified threat management (UTM) device (or in this case, XTM– the X presumably being a variable) is definitely in a high performance category. The XTM2050 from WatchGuard is one of a new breed of security devices that packs punch.
We used 1 million records exposed as our floor in creating this list. Starting with a number that big says a lot about the state of data security.
There are ways for privacy-obsessed users to leave as little a trace as possible when venturing into cyberspace.
It's the centenary of the commencement of World War One. Back then, there were borders to protect. The soldiers knew who they were fighting and there were very few incursions where one side crossed a border undetected. Today's battles are different. The bad guys are stealing the good guys’ passwords and identities to get access to whatever they want. And they often wait weeks or even months before revealing their true objectives.
CSO & Enex Testlab join forces to deliver a first class IT Security event in Sydney's Four Seasons Hotel.
CSC opened the doors to its new security operations centre (SOC) in Macquarie Park, Sydney this week. The SOC is one of five that the vendor operates globally as part of a 24/7 strategy to identify cyber threats in real time.
There is a firmly held concern in security circles that the automation associated with DevOps moves too swiftly, that security teams and their tests can't keep up, that too many of the metrics measured focus on production, availability, and compliance checkboxes, and as a result, security falls to the wayside.
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Experts say robots will be commonplace in 10 years. "Many respondents see advances in [artificial intelligence] and robotics pervading nearly every aspect of daily life by the year 2025--from distant manufacturing processes to the most mundane household activities," says Aaron Smith, senior researcher, The Pew Research Center's Internet Project, speaking of the several experts quoted in his "Predictions for the State of AI and Robotics in 2025".
Perhaps it was an omen of what was to come when the city of San Francisco on New Year's Eve 2010 couldn't get a backup system running in its Emergency Operations Center because no one knew the password.
'Tis the season to begin ramping up online shopping activity, and for retailers that means doing all they can to ensure their websites are up, highly available and able to handle peak capacity. Looming in many IT managers' minds is the cautionary tale of Target, whose website crashed twice after it was inundated by an unprecedented number of online shoppers when the retailer began selling clothing and accessories from high-end Italian fashion company Missoni.
With all the cyber criminals out there, how can you protect your information? Here are 10 essential security measures you must take now.
Globally, more and more jurisdictions are releasing mandates that will have a substantial impact on companies regarding breach notification and the protection of sensitive data.
The Microsoft Office 365 offering is popular with organisations of all sizes. However, many people remain unaware of its ramifications on corporate networks.
When a trusted and established organisation like Yahoo gets breached, the rest of us need to start worrying. The company suffered two isolated breaches, that were disclosed separately from one another but totaled an impact of almost 1.5 billion users
Digital banking has been taking over the financial world, and there’s no going back. Not only are digital payment options like Paypal, Venmo, and Apple Pay becoming more popular, but the major banks all indicate that the numbers follow the trend: more consumers are signing up for their online options, and banks are closing down branches and reducing their employee count.