Tag: security

HPE Report Identifies Top Security Threats Plaguing Enterprise

HP says that mobile applications are the new battlefield opening up vulnerabilities in storage and transmission of private and sensitive information. 75 per cent of mobile applications scanned exhibit at least one critical or high-severity security vulnerability, compared to 35 per cent of non-mobile applications.

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Data Privacy Day 2016 is About Protecting Not Hiding Your Information

by Lee Rickwood
From cyber-criminality to targeted advertising, from corporate spies to commercial retailers, from government agencies to technology developers, it seems almost everyone is looking at our online activity. And not just looking: our digital fingerprints are being are being tracked, collected, stored, analyzed, cross-referenced and re-purposed, often without our knowledge and often by entities unknown to us.

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Consumer Protection and the Internet of Things

Of all the things connected by the Internet of Things, it appears that a robust strategy for consumer protection, corporate security and individual privacy has not yet been fully hooked up. The Internet of Things (IoT) broadly refers to a…

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Are Mobile Phone Sniffers in Use by Police Forces?

By Lee Rickwood
Incoming and outgoing calls as well as text messages can be monitored and recorded, encryption keys can be extracted, and all this can happen to one or several phones simultaneously, without an owner’s knowledge or permission.

Canadians Making Social Media Safer for Kids

By Yasmin Ranade
VISR is a mobile and desktop app that aims to create a safer online world for families. Parents are notified in a time-sensitive manner when relevant safety issues come up across six supported social networks, including YouTube, Instagram, Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, and KidsEmail.