Updating of WordPress versions advised to avoid exposure to new vulnerability
While there is now dissatisfaction with web security and calls, led by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, for a Digital Bill of Rights in the UK, commentators do not believe it would be practical.
Third-party vendor route for hackers grants access to US government, Microsoft and games manufacturers.
In the wake of Shellshock, end-users and security managers race to patch web servers and desktops, but may be forgetting vulnerable embedded devices.
A new report which claims information security budgets have fallen has been called into question, but carries better news for security companies and security awareness training.
This week's In Case You Missed It column looks at the first attacks resulting from the Bash/Shellshock bug, claims of cyber Armageddon and unpredictable hackers.
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), China's industrial spying; US extra-territorial claims; SANS event; Card hacks increase; Malvertsing growth; staff data-theft criminal; Biometric smartphones up tenfold; Celebgate hits cloud; Kids, weakest link; Women's Security Society event; Kyle and Stan hit millions.
The coming Internet of Things explosion is more than your firewall can cope with says Steven Rosen, advising companies to take additional measures to deal with new threats.
Used and broken Android tablets often retain access to passwords even when wiped - so be careful how you dispose of them says Ken Munro.
Wearable technology raises many of the same concerns as smart phones and USBs - recording, storing and transmission of data by individuals - and your security policies should include that risk says Paul Martini.
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As enterprises look to take advantage of the cloud, they need to understand the importance of safeguarding their confidential and sensitive data in cloud environments. With the appropriate security safeguards, such as fine-grained access policies, a move to the cloud is as, or more, secure than an on-premise data storage.