The Latest in IT Security

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A recent study conducted by Carnegie Mellon and Notre Dame University researchers is calling attention to several interesting things. For one, mobile apps collect too much data – especially location data – too often. Secondly, users get better at protecting their privacy if they are offered adequate tools to do so and are “nudged” every […]

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Let’s be blunt: your code is full of #security holes. Just as bad, your employees are careless with passwords and other ways of cracking into your data. Hence, while we may wring our hands over security breaches at Target, Morgan Stanley, or dozens of other breaches, the reality is that the only reason your company […]

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US-based startup uQontrol has pre-launched what it claims is the world’s first ‘three-factor’ authentication token consumers can use to secure online shopping transactions and personal data from sophisticated man-in-the-middle attacks, keyloggers and phishing trickery. Outwardly the Qkey is a metal USB stick in a key shape but a closer look reveals an embedded EMV chip of […]

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Cyber #security is a top concern in the IT industry today. In this series, we will look at various #threats to cyber security – and what steps businesses can take to meet those threats head on. Here, we focus in on #password security. I love wandering in corporate cubicle-land. Rows and rows of desks, all empty […]

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