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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What The Hack? Over Half Of UK Businesses Would Consider Risky Recruitment Practices

While the country at large continues to struggle through the aftermath of the 2008 banking crisis, the world of InfoSec continues to live in a bubble of its own making. As millions of people continue to live from paycheck to paycheck, struggling with negligible annual pay rises (and they are the lucky ones), security professionals […]

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