Taping Your Webcam Is Not Enough To Keep The Spies Out

Don’t be paranoid about your safety, act smart and take precautions.

LinkedIn Wants You to Change Your Password Now!

The commonly used professional networking platform has a big security issue on its hands.

Organisations Are Shifting Their Cybersecurity Strategies From Reactive To Agile

End users are now the most vulnerable point of entry into an organisation forcing them to shift away from fear-based to opportunity-based cybersecurity The future of cybersecurity is an enabler of innovation, and organisations need to shift away from fear-based to opportunity-based cybersecurity. That’s the word from Matthew Gyde, Dimension Data’s Group Executive – Security, who says organisations are no longer simply reacting to cyber threats, but instead creating agile, adaptive IT infrastructures - and even entire enterprises so that cyber breaches are addressed before they happen. “...

OPM director Archuleta resigns amid govt. data breach storm

4.2 million, do I hear 12? Yes, we have 12 million! How about 18? 18 million? 18 million it is! Do I hear 21.5 million?

OPM's Archuleta insists only 4.2 million records hacked, FBI says more like 18 million

Director of the Office of Personnel Management, Katherine Archuleta sticks with 4.2 million hacked accounts, FBI begs to differ

Preventing the Next Big Breach: It's Time To Think Different

Is the latest massive government security breach the result of incompetence?

Internet security – we were worried about the wrong things

After twenty years worrying about our online security it turns out we were worried about the wrong things.

Aircraft can be hacked in flight says researcher

Ruben Santamarta, a cyber security expert, highlights problems with satellite communication systems that open up planes to hacking.

US requests $5b in extra funding to bolster cybercrime defences

The request has been made by the Department of Defence and it means that the country’s cyber operations budget will be worth 8.5 per cent of total defence spending.

HP Releases New Cyber Risk Report

HP has released their latest Cyber Risk Report 2013 and it’s worth taking a look at. While the report states that the overall number of high-risk attacks has diminished somewhat in the past year and that mobile vulnerabilities might not be as dire as some experts have reported, it also shows that there is are serious risks in the areas of hybrid application development, Java, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. We won’t try to summarize the entire 48 page report here (you can download the entire report or the executive summary here ) but there were a few interesting...