Posts Tagged ‘Cybersecurity’

The death of antivirus?

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Posted on 21st May 2014 by in Enterprise

Predictions about the demise of any given technology or way of working often turn out to be premature. However, the claim from Symantec Senior President Brian Dye that antivirus software “is dead” feels like a landmark, not least because Dye’s company has been one of the leading vendors of this software for decades. Speaking to […]

Cyber security risks for businesses can no longer be ignored

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Posted on 11th Nov 2013 by in Enterprise

Despite the economic downturn in some areas of the world, many businesses are continuing to grow quickly. Turnover and profits are increasing, as is the number of employees. However, and rather unfortunately, with all this positive growth comes unwanted growth in other areas. Naked Security has recently highlighted research from Ernst and Young which reveals […]

How You Can Keep Your Business and Customers Safe Online

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Posted on 4th Nov 2013 by in Corporate

The old adage that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link is especially true when it comes to making the Internet safer and more secure. Over the past decade, the National Cyber Security Alliance has worked with its government and industry partners, including Gemalto, to ensure there are an abundance of online […]

An ode to consumer privacy

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Posted on 11th Mar 2013 by in Telecom

Do you use your mobile phone purely for calling? If so, you’re missing out! The new mobile era has brought us many possibilities, given us more flexibility and shaped our daily habits with the noble mission of making our life easier. However, everything comes at a price. While mobile devices nowadays are enabled to allow […]

White House cybersecurity order aims to defend against critical hack

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Posted on 27th Feb 2013 by in Enterprise

Cybersecurity rarely receives much attention in the US political arena, when it should be a top priority.  After all, it’s inextricably linked to the strength of our national security so it was great to hear President Obama emphasize the importance of cybersecurity in his State of the Union address last week. The President has signed […]

White House Cybersecurity Chief Reflects on First Two Months

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Posted on 7th Aug 2012 by in Corporate

Cybersecurity and the White House have been in the news for the past week after the Obama administration’s cybersecurity bill was blocked in the Senate on August 2nd, despite the president taking to the blogosphere to air his concerns about digital terrorism only a fortnight before. Despite this setback, the U.S. government is still working […]

Save a Whale… Save your Job!

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Posted on 31st May 2011 by in Corporate

When I refer to a whale, I am referring to your boss or, in some cases, you! A whale in information security lingo is a person with significant assets or access and whaling (as outlined by Bob Violino on CIO) is but one of many types of cyber attacks that are evolving. From phishing and pharming to spear phishing, the list goes on.

Safer surfing for Singaporean school kids

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Posted on 11th Apr 2011 by in Corporate

Last Friday, 8th April we kicked off our partnership with the NCPC in Singapore with their launch of the Cyberonia game for all 11 year old school children in the country. This online educational game aims to help children and their parents learn about cyber-security while playing online.