Redcentric Survey: 43% Of Brits Believe Their Passwords Are Safe

Breaches, hacks and corporates possibly using ‘password’ as their, erm, password. It’s been a pretty bad week or two in the InfoSec world. Well, that is unless you’re one of the lucky ones being paid to clean up. So, with that in mind, it is hardly surprising to hear that savvy Brit computer users are […]

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North Korea And The Sony Pictures Attack – Yes, Maybe, No

Sony Pictures attack – whodunnit? I don’t know – the truth is out there somewhere of course, but us mere mortals haven’t found it yet. In the meantime we are left with speculation. And lots of it. Between now and the big reveal (if it ever comes) you are free to opine as you will, […]

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Raj Samani’s Christmas List And The IoTr

Last night Raj Samani, EMEA CTO at McAfee, considered his Christmas purchasing habits and asked the following question: “What to buy @BrianHonan @Security_FAQs or @J4vv4D for Xmas” A perfectly valid question, I’m sure you’ll agree, but his self-considered answer was somewhat out there. For those of you who don’t already know, Samani has risen to […]

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Imperva: 48% Of All Web Application Attacks Target Retail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently you’ll already be aware that there have been a large number of data breaches recently and that some of the higher profile among them have been aimed at retailers, including Target and Home Depot. Now, according to a new report from Imperva Inc, retail is the number […]

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Wearable Litigation – Fitbit Data Could Be About To Set A Legal Precedent

While there are undoubted benefits of using wearable fitness devices, I myself have reservations about the new technology. My prime concern surrounds the storage and privacy of data produced by the devices – can we be sure it will be retained securely? Can we be certain that the small print on any online agreements we signed […]

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