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Mobile security, Network security

Lawmakers take aim at Chinese tech giants in defense bill

May 18, 2018

Via: The Hill

Lawmakers are trying to use the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to take a hard-line stance against Chinese technology in U.S. markets. On Thursday, several lawmakers attempted to insert amendments into the fiscal 2018 NDAA aimed at keeping products […]


Network security, Security

3 Ways to Maximize Security and Minimize Business Challenges

April 30, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The best strategy for choosing security tools and architecting networks is to focus on staffing and resources, risk tolerance, and business change. While security professionals like to think that a “network is a network,” in truth, every network is bespoke […]


Privacy protection

Mozilla Tests DNS over HTTPS: Meets Some Privacy Pushback

March 26, 2018

Via: Threat Post

The Mozilla Foundation is testing a new mechanism for securing domain name server traffic that uses the encrypted HTTPS channel. It is an attempt to speed up the internet, reduce the threat of man-in-the-middle attacks and keep prying eyes from […]


Network security

GitHub Enforces Stronger Encryption

February 23, 2018

Via: Security Week

GitHub this week permanently disabled a series of weak cryptographic standards across its software development platform in an attempt to better protect users. As of Feb. 22, 2018, the TLSv1/TLSv1.1 standard is no longer used on HTTPS connections to GitHub. […]


Network security

Risky AI business: Navigating regulatory and legal dangers to come

February 19, 2018

Via: CIO

Artificial intelligence (AI) is cropping up everywhere in business, as organizations deploy the technology to gain insights into customers, markets and competitors, and to automate processes in almost every facet of operations. But AI presents a wide range of hidden […]


Privacy protection, Security, Tech

Blockchain Hardened devices: Can they restore privacy with security by design?

February 14, 2018

Via: We Live Security

Regardless of your favorite or most hated device due to security concerns, the technologists behind them and the software they use, should share a key concern: “Security by design (and by default)”. While a strong line of prose, Security by […]


Featured

Combatting the Growing Threat of Ransomware

February 14, 2018

Via: itCurated

Given the current cybersecurity environment and the increasing sophistication of ransomware, getting to threats before they can have a business impact is more important than ever. If you find yourself questioning whether to pay a ransom, you’ve already lost the […]


Featured

The Makings of a Great Incident Management Process

December 20, 2017

Via: Michael Boyd

The importance of incident management is increasing. We’ve gotten to the point where every company, regardless of size, needs to have a proper Incident Management Process implemented. Why is it so important?   Simply because no one is exempt from […]


Cyber-crime, Security, Spam

Happy holidays – and don’t get scammed!

December 20, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Looking for digestible, not-too-technical holiday season security advice? Here’s a video that gives you some handy tips that you can use yourself, or pass on to friends and family so they don’t get scammed while they’re supposed to be enjoying […]


Security, Tech

Digital disruption: 10 ways to survive and thrive

December 15, 2017

Via: CIO

Digital disruption hasn’t reached its zenith, leaving many CEOs still desperate to learn how to get ahead of it. Fear not: PwC principal Tom Puthiyamadam is on a mission to save corporate C-suites from themselves. Some CEOs are embarking on […]