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The four social horsepeople of the hackapolypse may not yet be descending upon planet Earth just yet, despite Facebook's various properties going down twice a week, but as I type, LinkedIn is down - UPDATE: Now appears to be back.

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The formation of a global partnership to ensure legal protections for good faith (bona fide) zero day researchers has been enacted by the Paris-based not-for-profit Cybersecurity Advisor Network (CyAN), with such research illegal in some jurisdictions, putting modern life at serious risk. We speak to Peter Coroneos, CyAN VP, to find out more.

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The formation of a global partnership to ensure legal protections for good faith (bona fide) zero day researchers has been enacted by the Paris-based not-for-profit Cybersecurity Advisor Network (CyAN), with such research illegal in some jurisdictions, putting modern life at serious risk. We speak to Peter Coroneos, CyAN VP, to find out more.

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COMPANY NEWS by Greg Wyman, Comodo Security:  COVID-19 has been an incredible opportunity for the attackers and hackers. As home remote working was an absolute game changer and an enabler for the hackers.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

Published in Security
Thursday, 22 July 2021 10:18

What Is TLS 1.2 and why should we still care?

COMPANY NEWS by George Tsoukas, Gigamon: The internet is the most ambitious communication and data transference technology ever created. But with it advance come several challenges, and as we improve our ability to share large amounts of information between computers, servers and other digital devices, the risk of that data falling into unauthorised hands increases significantly.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 15 February 2021 11:53

Watch out for fake CommBank phishing SMS

An SMS popped into my iPhone's messages inbox last night, proclaiming to be an "IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM COMMBANK". Given I don't use that particular bank, well, it was obviously a scam, but some might be fooled.

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Former NSA hacker and ex-owner of security company Immunity, Dave Aitel, has once again criticised New York Times' cyber security reporter Nicole Perlroth, claiming that nearly every detail in a piece the journalist wrote to promote an upcoming book of hers is wrong.

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GUEST OPINION by Andrew Latham, Asia Pacific Technical Director, Ping Identity: As the number of mobile and web apps being used by businesses and consumers continues to grow, ensuring they remain as secure as possible is a constant challenge.

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The social media site Twitter has once again shown it has somewhat twisted priorities by taking down the account of Swiss IT consultant and developer Tillie Kottmann who exposed consultancy firm Deloitte's lack of technical nous.

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GUEST OPINION by Ashley Diffey, Ping Identity Country Manager Australia, New Zealand and Japan: Since the early days of the information technology revolution, the task of ensuring effective digital security has relied on the humble password. Used to confirm an individual’s identity, they’ve acted as the keys to vital systems and data stores.

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iTWire recently had an opportunity to chat with Gilad Bandel, VP Product and Marketing at Arilou Automotive Cyber-Security.

Published in Security
Thursday, 03 September 2020 22:50

Beware - excessive permissions are the #1 cloud threat

GUEST OPINION by Eyal Arazi, Radware: Migrating workloads to public cloud environment opens up organisations to a slate of new, cloud-native attack vectors which did not exist in the world of premise-based data centres.

Thursday, 03 September 2020 22:39

Beware - excessive permissions are the #1 cloud threat

GUEST OPINION by Eyal Arazi, Radware: Migrating workloads to public cloud environment opens up organisations to a slate of new, cloud-native attack vectors which did not exist in the world of premise-based data centres.

Published in Cloud

GUEST OPINION by Greg Wyman, Bufferzone Security:  The world of cyber security has become increasingly complex in past years. Endpoints continue to be the vector that most attackers and hackers use to breach an organisation.

GUEST OPINION by Greg Wyman, Bufferzone Security:  The world of cyber security has become increasingly complex in past years. Endpoints continue to be the vector that most attackers and hackers use to breach an organisation.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 15:05

How Hackers Can Abuse Contact Tracing Apps

By ProPrivacy

VENDOR PROMOTION Contact tracing apps could do a lot of good, but not if hackers get in the way. Here’s a quick list of three ways cybercriminals can abuse these apps.

Published in Guest Opinion
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 13:56

How Hackers Can Abuse Contact Tracing Apps

VENDOR PROMOTION Contact tracing apps could do a lot of good, but not if hackers get in the way. Here’s a quick list of three ways cybercriminals can abuse these apps.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 10:05

Cloudian launches operations in Australia, NZ

Object storage specialist provider Cloudian has officially launched operations in Australia and New Zealand, in a move it says is aimed at capitalising on the local need to manage, protect and leverage massive data sets without sacrificing ease-of-access.

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