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Mobile, Mobile security, Network security, Security

5G security is a mess. Could digital certificates help?

February 21, 2020

Via: CSO Online

As countries around the world begin deploying 5G technology, the promises of faster speeds and better service sometime obscure a host of security issues affecting the next-generation cellular technology. These security concerns exist despite improvements in data encryption, authentication and […]


Network security, Security

What is flowing through your enterprise network?

February 20, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Since Edward Snowden’s revelations of sweeping internet surveillance by the NSA, the push to encrypt the web has been unrelenting. Bolstered by Google’s various initiatives (e.g., its prioritizing of websites that use encryption in Google Search results, making Chrome mark […]


Network security, Security

Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks

February 20, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

Organizations are more quickly detecting attackers in their networks and systems, but the majority of attacks are still being found by third parties and not by internal security groups. In 2019, companies needed 56 days, on average, to detect an […]


Network security, Security

5 Ways artificial intelligence Is Being Used to Keep Sensitive Information Secure

February 19, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an immensely helpful tool for businesses and consumers alike. By processing data quickly and predicting analytics, AI can do everything from automating systems to protecting information. In fact, keeping data secure is a significant part of […]


Access control, Network security, Security

Security Think Tank: Zero trust strategies must start small, then grow

February 18, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

It is widely recognised that the traditional boundary protection approach to security is broken, particularly in the era of cloud services and remote working, where it is no longer possible to identify your perimeter, or trust those who purport to […]


Network security, Security

5 things you should know about cybersecurity insurance

February 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

You leave kerosene-soaked rags all around your house. You chain smoke. One day, while relaxing in front of an episode of CSI:Cyber, your hand slips and a lit cigarette sets your sofa on fire. Your house burns down. The insurance […]


Network security, Security

Seven cybersecurity and privacy forecasts for 2020

February 14, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

The developments in the area of cybersecurity are alarming. As the number of smart devices in private households increases, so do the opportunities for cyber criminals to attack, TÜV Rheinland reveals. Uncontrolled access to personal data undermines confidence in the […]


Network security, Security

What Is a DDoS Attack?

February 14, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

After 20 years of prominence, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks may be causing more devastating effects than ever. The first DDoS attack occurred way back on July 22, 1999 when a network of 114 computers infected with a malicious script called […]


Access control, Network security, Security

Will Weak Passwords Doom the Internet of Things (IoT)?

February 13, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Weak passwords can hurt any organization’s security efforts and make any device easily hackable, but could they also be the greatest point of failure for internet of things (IoT) security? Weak passwords certainly put companies deploying IoT devices at greater […]


Network security, Security

Security Think Tank: Practical steps to achieve zero trust

February 13, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Trust is an interesting concept. Consider “do you trust this person?” or “would I do business with this organisation?”. Trust is something that can be developed over time, but where do you start, because without trust, you wouldn’t do anything. […]