Covid-19 pandemic breeding digital scammers
The Covid-19 pandemic has without any doubt triggered a distinct and unmistakable swell in the levels of collective unease in much of humanity. What we are currently experiencing is both unprecedented and at the same time intrinsically unnerving.
Covid-19 fears bring opportunities for cyber criminals
Cyber Risk Aware is offering free Covid-19 Phishing Tests to help businesses defend their network against increased cyber threats during this Coronavirus pandemic period. At a time when businesses and individuals are more vulnerable, many working remotely to mitigate the spread of this pandemic, organisations need to pull together for the greater good.
Cybersecurity threats caused by COVID-19 for businesses
The COVID-19 outbreak is forcing millions of employees to work from home. This means countless organisations are faced with a unique cybersecurity challenge: how to keep as many business-critical functions running as possible whilst maintaining adequate security.
Building comprehensive hardware security
OEMs are interested in developing hardware security that addresses a number of security threats including data theft, data corruption, equipment hijacking, cloning and design theft. Moreover, security threats are no longer confined to systems in active use.
Home sensor protects both property and privacy
Swedish tech company, Minut, has developed an all-in-one home sensor for the short term rental market offering peace of mind with noise monitoring, home insights and a smart home alarm. The device is easy to install, packed full of sensors with mobile access and instant alerts.
Employees are weak link in business cybersecurity
Estimates show that 90% of corporate data cybersecurity breaches in the cloud happen due to hacker attacks that target employees, shows a report from Kaspersky Lab. With many of them forced to work remotely during the quarantine, companies are now more vulnerable than ever.
Security - the next frontier in GPS
Back in 2016, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers were being spoofed by an unexpected cohort of security users: Pokémon Go players. By tricking their smartphones into believing that they were moving around, these players had found a way to win points - and online prestige - without even getting off their seats.
COVID-19 hackers cash-in as email phishing attacks rise
Cyber criminals are cashing-in on the COVID-19 crisis by launching a wave of Coronavirus-related email phishing attacks, according to new research from Barracuda Networks.
Why now is a good time to secure your embedded systems
Scott Jones, Managing Director, and Nathan Sharp, Senior Business Manager, Embedded Security at Maxim Integrated explain how cryptographic hash functions can enhance embedded systems' security.
It’s time to treat your organisation like your smartphone
Unlocking a phone with a touch of a finger or a facial glance has become so commonplace that 75% of smartphones purchased in 2019 were equipped with some form of biometric authentication. Replacing the traditional passcode, these newer forms of recognition add an extra layer of security, guaranteeing that the correct person is accessing the device and the private data it holds. By Ben Bulpett, EMEA Director at SailPoint