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News, trends and insights for cybersecurity in the digital age

Wi-Fi in public places: Think twice and use encryption

Do you stop to think before joining a wireless network or is the convenience of free Wi-Fi in the street, at the café or on the bus just too tempting? You may not realize it, but the person running that wireless access point has the ability to see all of the data going through it. […]

Why you should build a best-of-breed cyber security arsenal

The security landscape is now so complex, and the breadth of potential threats and attackers so great, that no one vendor can protect it all Instead, smart organizations are assembling security arsenals that comprise best-of-breed offerings from several suppliers. Cyber security has become the newest team sport. To be sure, picking and choosing tools and […]

Surveillance technology is here to stay in the workplace

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There’s a British science-fiction thriller on Netflix titled “Anon” in which society has opted for full transparency, totally eliminating privacy and anonymity. Walk down the street and you can see augmented-reality (AR) text summaries identifying people by name and occupation. And they can see your information as well. Even freakier, everyone’s life is video-recorded and […]

Continuous processes can complicate security, but also provide an answer

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While cloud computing has promised to simplify the management of business-technology systems, it hasn’t exactly turned into a net simplification when it comes to security. Sure, cloud infrastructure platforms remove the complexity of having to secure the underlying infrastructure, and software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service providers simplify many aspects of application security. These platforms are cost effective […]

Le cloud : principal risque émergent pour les entreprises selon Gartner

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Selon le dernier rapport trimestriel de Gartner sur les nouveaux risques, les entreprises considèrent encore le cloud computing comme un risque émergent, bien que celui-ci réalise des percées considérables et fait partie de ce que Gartner appelle les nouvelles opportunités. A cette occasion, 110 responsables de la gestion des risques, de l’audit, des finances et […]

Siamo onesti riguardo le nostre abitudini di password?

Parlare di password è sempre interessante. Mentre tutti sappiamo che non sono mai abbastanza sicure, dobbiamo ancora passare a qualsiasi alternativa che sia altrettanto conveniente. Recentemente PCMag.com ha cercato di ottenere delle risposte riguardo alle password, e così ha intervistato 2.500 consumatori degli Stati Uniti per avere un’idea delle loro abitudini. I risultati sono strani […]

A human firewall could be the best defense against phishing attacks

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Phishing is an international menace for enterprises, and one fundamental line of defense could be the very target of attacks – your people and the information they control. With the proper education and awareness, your employees can be a “human firewall” of sorts, serving as the first line of defense against phishing scams. By many […]

The app explosion and digital transformation drive rapid growth of the identity management market

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The identity management market is growing much faster than the overall IT market, and for good reason. While the enterprise IT market is expected to grow by 3.5 percent through 2018, research firm Technavio predicts the worldwide identity and access management market will grow at 13 percent through 2022. Why? There are multiple factors at […]

U.S. DOE seeks innovative cybersecurity technologies

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To outsiders, energy is often considered a mundane industry that changes slowly, if at all. The reality is that the energy industry has been experiencing just as much digital transformation as most other modern industries, as energy producers and operators rush to digitize manual and mechanical processes so that they can better manage physical controls […]

Gartner afferma che il cloud rimane il principale rischio delle aziende emergenti

Nonostante abbiano fatto grandi passi avanti nelle organizzazioni e rappresentando ciò che Gartner chiama nuove opportunità, le aziende ancora considerano il cloud computing come un rischio emergente, secondo l’ultimo rapporto trimestrale sui rischi emergenti di Gartner. I 110 alti dirigenti in materia di rischio, servizio di revisione, finanza e compliance presso le grandi organizzazioni globali […]