Category: security

When You Have Lost the Security War, You Need a New Approach

When You Have Lost the Security War, You Need a New Approach

Security has always been a critical part of society.

When the human race moved from being hunters to farmers, certain information about when to plant crops and when to harvest was carefully gathered though observation and experience. This knowledge would help farmers work out exactly when to plant their crops, so that the first shoots would only appear above ground after the last morning frosts, ensuring the plants would be healthy. And knowing when the crops would have absorbed maximum energy and be primed for harvesting is critical, harvest too early and the harvest is weak, wait too long and the crops won’t store well through the winter seasons or survive transport.

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Android security flaw: More than 1bn phones could be hacked with single text message

A major security flaw with Android mobile operating system has left over a billion Samsung, Huawei, LG and Sony smartphones vulnerable to cyber attacks. Researchers at cyber security firm Check Point identified the bug in Android-based phones, revealing that it only takes a single SMS text message to gain full access to a person’s emails.…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Use modern cloud security best practices

Enterprises still worry about the security of cloud and if migrating will put data at risk. Explore modern methods, technologies and tools that help strengthen cloud environments. Security – There are mixed opinions about whether the cloud is more secure for many organizations. The biggest difference between cloud security and traditional on-prem security is the…
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Stop saying, 'We take your privacy and security seriously'

In my years covering cybersecurity, there’s one variation of the same lie that floats above the rest. “We take your privacy and security seriously.” You might have heard the phrase here and there. It’s a common trope used by companies in the wake of a data breach — either in a “mea culpa” email to their customers…
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