Opinion

Macro malware epidemic returns

Macro malware epidemic returns

The return of a decade-old attack vector, the malicious macro, requires a granular, policy-based approach to managing email at the gateway, says Greg Sim.

Security considerations when taking iPad POS mainstream

Security considerations when taking iPad POS mainstream

Businesses of all sizes have begun to consider iPad POS as a viable option, but what are the security implications, asks Josh Smith.

Last Word: Cyber-blackout - The dangers within and without the grid

Last Word: Cyber-blackout - The dangers within and without the grid

Utilities face thousands of cyber-attacks every day, but we are not prepared for a successful take-down despite the very real threat says Oliver Eckel

THREAT OF THE MONTH: Cryptolocker

THREAT OF THE MONTH: Cryptolocker

The world of data breaches - and how to avoid being part of it

The world of data breaches - and how to avoid being part of it

Norman Shaw looks at the causes of data breaches, what it costs and what the market needs to consider in order to protect itself.

Rombertik: what you should know about the evolution of destructive malware

Rombertik: what you should know about the evolution of destructive malware

Protecting yourself against malware that's aware of anti-virus programs and can self destruct to avoid detection is tricky, says Corey Nachreiner.

EU relaxes Data Protection Regulation reform

EU relaxes Data Protection Regulation reform

Less stick more carrot: EU relaxation of Data Protection Regulation reform is a positive development, says James Henry.

How to get IT to eat its vegetables

How to get IT to eat its vegetables

Patching can be a significant pain for organisations. Similar to eating our vegetables, it's something we know we should do but is still hard to swallow for various reasons, says Rob Juncker.

How to safely enable Microsoft Office 365

How to safely enable Microsoft Office 365

How can businesses enable Office 365 and its rich ecosystem of supporting apps securely without risking security issues or data loss, asks Eduard Meelhuysen.

BoE email leak: how to solve a problem like human error

BoE email leak: how to solve a problem like human error

Alexander Pope said, "To err is human; to forgive, divine." Could he have been thinking of the infamous Bank of England email leak when he said that, asks Rainer Gawlick.