Privacy Archives - Page 107

security and privacy issues

Good news, bad news looking back at IT security in 2015

The year about to end has been ugly for many infosec pros, with embarrassing breaches and record amounts of personal...

November 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Warning to app developers: Back-end providers could be a back door vulnerability

There's increasing pressure on application developers to churn out mobile apps as the workforce does more of their communications on...

November 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Linux ransomware spreading faster than initial reports

A recently-discovered Linux file-encrypting ransomware is spreading faster than first thought, security researchers have warned, a red flag for CISOs...

November 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Android apps ask for too many permissions, survey warns

Savvy CISOs remind staff toting Android devices that the safest place to download apps is from the Google Play Store --...

November 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Cloud Safe

Will Microsoft privacy deal with German service provider be followed here?

With American legal agencies claiming they have the right to demand customer data from U.S. companies stored anywhere in the...

November 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon
security and privacy issues

Force Canadian organizations to have a CSO, says expert

Regulators have to force organizations to have independent chief security officers if this country is to make progress fighting cyber-attacks,...

November 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Mobile Security

Is your BYOD policy working? If not, here’s what can be done

Although a number of CISOs hate the phrase BYOD, the fact is many organizations have been forced to allow staff...

November 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Develop an application whitelisting policy for better access control

In an era where more malware is being produced than applications, blacklists may be an anachronism. Increasingly CISOs are looking...

November 9th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Data breach notification in Canada

How merging automation and analytics can boost IT security

In November 2013 hackers who had earlier broken into the servers of the Target retail chain uploaded malware to allow...

November 5th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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RSA makes Archer risk and compliance suite easier for business users

In large enterprises business units are increasingly taking on the job of identifying, assessing and remediation of risk to ensure...

November 4th, 2015 Howard Solomon