Staffing the CISO office: A call to senior management for some expansive thinking

Staffing the CISO office: A call to senior management for some expansive thinking

We’ve come a long way from just a relatively few years ago in institutionalizing the CISO/CSO mandate across our respective corporate organizational structures. I’ve written…

View More Staffing the CISO office: A call to senior management for some expansive thinking
Top 10 IT trends of the last 20 years

Top 10 IT trends of the last 20 years

Two decades ago some people still used dial-up modems, and now the world is at our fingertips. Read on to get a sense of how…

View More Top 10 IT trends of the last 20 years
Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

The company hits back at the data economy – and fellow tech giants Facebook and Google – by announcing its own single sign-on service. A…

View More Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security
What can banks do to address mounting cyber security challenges?

What can banks do to address mounting cyber security challenges?

Cybercrime is spiraling out of control in the financial industry. The FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) received 145 breach notifications in 2018, up from 25 the…

View More What can banks do to address mounting cyber security challenges?
Casino Screw Up Royale: A Tale Of Ethical Hacking Gone Awry

Casino Screw Up Royale: A Tale Of Ethical Hacking Gone Awry

People who find security vulnerabilities commonly run into difficulties when reporting them to the responsible company. But it’s less common for such situations to turn…

View More Casino Screw Up Royale: A Tale Of Ethical Hacking Gone Awry
Attackers Compromise ASUS Software Update Servers to Distribute Malware

Attackers Compromise ASUS Software Update Servers to Distribute Malware

ShadowHammer campaign the latest to highlight the dangers of supply chain attacks. Taiwanese computer maker ASUS may have inadvertently distributed malware to over 1 million…

View More Attackers Compromise ASUS Software Update Servers to Distribute Malware
Critical Flaw Revealed In Facebook Fizz TLS Project

Critical Flaw Revealed In Facebook Fizz TLS Project

Researchers have found a vulnerability in the open-source Facebook Fizz project which is relatively easy to trigger for the purposes of a denial-of-service (DoS) attack.…

View More Critical Flaw Revealed In Facebook Fizz TLS Project
Hidden & Fake Apps: How Hackers Could Be Targeting Your Connected Home

Hidden & Fake Apps: How Hackers Could Be Targeting Your Connected Home

Like most parents, before you go to sleep each night, you take extra care to lock doors and windows to keep your family safe from…

View More Hidden & Fake Apps: How Hackers Could Be Targeting Your Connected Home
Spycams Secretly Live-Streamed 1,600 Motel Guests

Spycams Secretly Live-Streamed 1,600 Motel Guests

Four people have been arrested for taking secret videos of guests at motels and live-streaming them to paying audiences. According to Seoul police, the perps…

View More Spycams Secretly Live-Streamed 1,600 Motel Guests
Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Hackers are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to hide malicious code on e-commerce websites with the goal of stealing payment card details. Known as web skimmers,…

View More Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever