Even as some officials in the European Union are preparing to propose stricter data protection laws throughout the continent, Germany is taking matters into its own hands and has launched a new Cyber Defense Center in Bonn, Deutsche Welle reported.Read More
According to data security blogger Andrew Brandt of Webroot, a new piece of spyware has been discovered in the coding of apps related to the popular Angry Birds mobile game for Android devices.Read More
Evidently, now is a good time to exploit the data protection limitations of the video game industry. Following the recent attacks to Sony’s PlayStation Network and Nintendo, British game developer Codemasters has reportedly been hacked as well.Read More
U.S. banking company Citigroup is beginning the arduous, expensive process of cleaning up from a massive data breach – a process that has become more common among big-name companies as of late.Read More
For the last few months, we’ve been conducting a cloud, virtualization, and VDI security survey of 1200 IT professionals from larger companies in 6 countries around the world. Not only did I get to help shape the questions on the survey, I’ve also been on the team interpreting the results. We’ve learned more than a…Read More
It’s undoubtedly been a week of mixed emotions at Sony. While the company managed to restore service to its PlayStation Network following an embarrassing, much-publicized cyberattack, it has reportedly suffered a new attack to SonyPictures.com.Read More
This is pretty cool. I gave a talk last week at the Glue Conference in Denver about how ambient clouds ( http://cloud.trendmicro.com/good-clouds-evil-clouds-why-microsoft-has… )work and even used Skype as an example of a massive-scale ambient cloud.
This case raises some very important new questions around ambient clouds.
With the launch announcements of various Google Chrome OS netbooks, the focus of the press and security companies alike is beginning to take a closer look at the security promises made and also at some of the more ’media friendly‘ statements such as, “…users don’t have to deal with viruses, malware and security updates”.
While Mac computers are commonly considered safer from viruses than Windows PCs, attacks against Apple machines are on the rise, as evident by the emergence of a new bit of malware targeting Mac users.Read More
In light of the recent slew of cyber attacks, many companies are searching for new measures to improve their data protection practices. In addition to the traditional data security solutions, many are also turning to a new means of protection – insurance.Read More