Chandu Gopalakrishnan

UK plans its own Covid contact tracing app

UK plans its own Covid contact tracing app

Data security and privacy issues have been raised as the UK teams up with tech majors to create a contact tracing app to identify those with Coronavirus infection

Given current security concerns, what are the alternatives to Zoom?

Given current security concerns, what are the alternatives to Zoom?

Zoom is the de facto communication tool for organisations during the Covid crisis. However, a global backlash over growing concerns about privacy and security is forcing organisations to look for alternatives. Here are five suggestions from SC Media UK.

BlackBerry spots decade-long China-allied APT attack on Linux servers

BlackBerry spots decade-long China-allied APT attack on Linux servers

Attack on Linux servers, Windows systems and Android devices world over went undetected for nearly a decade

US, UK warn of more Covid-linked attacks from state-sponsored groups

US, UK warn of more Covid-linked attacks from state-sponsored groups

NCSC and CISA say state-sponsored threat groups and cyber-criminals will continue with their plans to exploit the Coronavirus pandemic.

Cyber-security hygiene helps counter Covid-themed attacks

Cyber-security hygiene helps counter Covid-themed attacks

Cyber-security hygiene can help counter Coronavirus-themed cyber-attacks, says McAfee's Raj Samani

Rapidly changing, potent IoT botnet spotted- 30 versions in three months:

Rapidly changing, potent IoT botnet spotted- 30 versions in three months:

More and more home IoT devices are being connected to organisational networks as people across the globe work from home, increasing the potency of new botnet dark_nexus

Are your employees safe back home?

Are your employees safe back home?

There are several scenarios that organisations should warn their employees about, described here with possible steps to mitigate the risk

Happy developers in mature teams make secure software: Study

Happy developers in mature teams make secure software: Study

Happy developers working in teams with mature DevSecOps practices make more secure software, survey showed; Workplace happiness tangible, says psychologist

Deploy encryption to enhance security, not just to meet compliance requirements

Deploy encryption to enhance security, not just to meet compliance requirements

Encryption is no longer a compliance issue, but a proactive business choice, required to protect the proliferating volumes of data that we now produce.

Firms struggle with wireless device management: Survey

Firms struggle with wireless device management: Survey

Remote work is worsening an already bad situation regarding the management of wireless devices