Articles about Security
South Koreans under 18 who own a smartphone must now accept a monitoring app on their devices by law.
If ad-free mobile browsing is the future, where does this leave businesses which rely upon it?
Telstra was only informed about a breach of Pacnet's corporate IT systems shortly after finalising a takeover of the Asia-based telecommunications company.
It's impressive how much the enterprise technology landscape has changed in just a year. While some priorities remain unchanged, important new players have emerged that business and IT leaders must consider in their plans this year.
Attackers are using smaller bandwidth attacks to last longer, and do more damage.
Ad-blockers harm the internet economy. But they can also help save your privacy. Which do you value more?
Security researchers warn that it may make phishing far more effective.
New research suggests the average financial or commercial business face multiple attacks per month -- and it takes months for data breaches to be detected.
Almost two-thirds of voters believe the Patriot Act should not be reauthorized in its current form.
A version of the client has been tampered to steal user data.
Research suggests despite knowing otherwise, workers worldwide regularly ignore IT policies and place businesses at risk.
A multitude of technology firms hope to stop legislation which would allow law enforcement access to data stored in mobile devices.
As Wikileaks prepares to merge its data with a new transparency tool, some are not happy at having their LinkedIn CVs harvested.
General Wireless should be bound by RadioShack's previous promises not to sell or rent customer data collected, but the future landscape is going to change. Data is a company's primary asset.
RadioShack promised not to sell the data, and there's a past precedent for such a case.
Here are six top-quality scanners that will help you clean up systems and keep them safe in the future. There are tools here for systems ranging from Windows XP to Windows 8.1.
2014 was a pretty rough year from a cybersecurity perspective. So that means that 2015 will be better, right? Right? Yeah, not so much. We'll tell you why.
Hundreds of millions of records have been stolen this year through hacks and data breaches as a result of poor, or flawed security. Here are the most notable stories of the year.
A look back at the hot topics, major deals, and the technological breakthroughs of 2014 -- from security to product launches, and the year's successes and catastrophes.
Worried about hackers and fraudsters gaining access to the data on your Android smartphone or tablet? You should be. But you can also reduce that risk by installing a security app on your device.
What scams and schemes do you need to watch out for during the holiday season?
Besides installing third-party software, there are several ways you can enhance your device's security through built-in controls in Android Lollipop.
What cybersecurity trends can we expect to see in the coming year?
With version 5.0, Android makes the work of enterprise admins much easier. Security is stronger and more standardized. Android fragmentation is crumbling.
And now, for your reading pleasure, we present the worst products and services and technology screw-ups of 2014.
When it comes to the specs, especially in the security architecture, Apple Pay looks good. But Apple isn't the only game in town when it comes to the retail space, and there are a lot of factors that might make this less of a slam-dunk than Apple might like. We look at six of them here.
Yes, it's Halloween of 2014, and we're here to revisit the technologies that are so frightening, they'll make you evacuate from multiple "interfaces".
Apps running in mobile operating systems must get permission from the user for all sorts of things. This can be confusing. Do some do it better than others?
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Why retailers need to take steps to earn shoppers' trust regarding their personal data
How do you vanish online? Follow these 10 steps to get started.
Asia-Pacific CIO explains how Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty remained in operation during last year's Japan earthquake.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense discusses need for industry and government collaboration to fight cyberthreats.
At the RSA conference in San Francisco, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter talks about the need for the public and private sector to work together in defending the civilian infrastructure from cyberthreats.
The Google Mini takes much of the hassle out of deploying a search engine, doesn’t cost the earth and, best of all, it’s from Google: a winning combination.
Sony's ultra thin and ultra stylish T series Cyber-shot is back with the 6-megapixel DSCT9.
Network Box combines all that’s good in a managed security service with an affordable, locally installed and monitored appliance -- a winning combination for companies with limited resources.
The main selling point of the MailFrontier Gateway Appliance is its delightfully straightforward management interface. The hardware and software are both well specified, and can provide a high level of protection against common mail-borne security threats.
The ZyWALL 35 UTM appliance combines all the basic security tools required to protect a small business network, and deploys them at the Internet gateway where they are most useful. Professional help with deployment may be required, however, and it doesn’t do away entirely with the need for desktop and server-side protection.
Norton AntiVirus 2006 improves its detection and removal of spyware and adware but lags behind the more proactive McAfee VirusScan 2006.
Check Point's Connectra 2.0 compares well on functionality and price with other enterprise-level SSL VPN solutions, with the added bonus of application and new endpoint security features.
LG's mid-range musical phone features dual colour displays and tri-band connectivity, but it lacks memory expansion options.
Simple to deploy and easy to manage, the Blue Coat Spyware Interceptor is a cost-effective way of identifying and blocking spyware infections without the need to configure and manage software on individual client PCs.
With its quick scanning and multiple tools for stopping malware before it infects your computer, Spyware Doctor is a solid spyware remover.
Pest Patrol Anti-Spyware doesn't score highly in user-friendly or speed terms, although it is a extensively documented and perfectly competent Spyware removal solution.
The Proventia M10 appliance provides impressive and comprehensive network security at a surprisingly affordable price. However, it’s not as easy to deploy and manage as some of the alternatives and, as such, may not meet all small business requirements.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.
D-Link's DCS-5300G is no real match for a dedicated wired and monitored solution, but it's also nowhere near as expensive.