By Vic Hargrave If you’ve been on Facebook or other social networking services for any length of time you’ve probably received friend requests from people you don’t know at all. This can happen to you even if your Facebook information is only visible to your immediate friends. Some of those friends may have exposed their…Read More
In our previous top tips for AWS security we looked at hardening access to your AWS resources through proper use of IAM, policies and authentication. In this tip we turn our focus to hardening your Amazon Machine Images (AMI). No matter whether you pronounce it A.M.I or Ahhh-ME (as the AWS folks do) your machine…Read More
As far as months go, February was a big one for data security. The Next Web pointed out in a story that there have been attack on major news companies like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, as well as big-time companies like Apple and Facebook.
The adoption of cloud computing means a lot of positive things for businesses that do it correctly.
With a large amount of data, including names, social security numbers, payment information and more being saved by retailers across the world, it makes a fair amount of sense that cybercriminals would be looking to target these businesses more than others.
By Shannon McCarty-Caplan Some people lose their phones, others have had them stolen. I just break mine. Not from dropping it in the toilet or breaking the screen, I somehow end up with mobile “lemons.” I’ve replaced my phone four times in my two-year mobile contract period. My Droid X had several problems, several times. …Read More
By Richard Medugno When I claim to be a psychic, my family and friends roll their eyes. I’ve frequently heard the expression “even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in awhile.” That may be why I love saying, “I told you so” so much. Last fall, I wrote a blog titled: Mac Users…Read More
People who drive recklessly to the airport, at a high rate of speed while clutching a cellphone to their ear, only to then board the plane and pray it does not crash, often bewilder me. Don’t they realize they bear some responsibility for arriving safely at their destination? Trend Micro’s webinar on the new PCI…Read More
The PCI Council rolled out some new guidelines on cloud security when dealing with credit card and payment information and said dealing with introspection may be the big issue that companies will have to worry about.
Striving for data security, researchers and cryptographers have been diligently working to figure out how information can be guarded as well as possible. Slate reports on one company that has been keeping its project something of a secret since October 2012.