Trust can be a hard thing to come by in this world but in the world of cybersecurity, trust is virtually non-existent, or at least it should be. VPNs got us all from crawling to walking in the early days of the internet, but security needs have outpaced VPNs’ abilities to deliver true security and… Read More »
Why does ‘Smishing’ feel like a personal attack on each of us?
‘Smishing’ is the latest cyber bait that hackers are using to tempt us into taking a nibble. It’s essentially an old cyberscam gift wrapped inside a new box but why does this new attack vector in the war on cybersecurity feel more personal than before? Most of us have heard of phishing attacks by now. When… Read More »
Beware of these emerging cybersecurity trends in 2022
In his 1930 letter to his son Eduard, Albert Einstein wrote, “It is the same with people as it is with riding a bike. Only when moving can one comfortably maintain one’s balance.” As we all move into 2022, the great physicist’s words still ring true, but we mustn’t also forget that sharks must keep… Read More »
AI is Everywhere, But How Can It Help Cybersecurity?
Take a quick skim through the cybersecurity industry press. At first glance it might appear that AI-driven cybersecurity solutions are just around the corner. Article after article claims – with little or no evidence – that we will soon be living in a world where AIs will protect us against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. The… Read More »
Consumer Privacy Trends to Look Out For
As more and more of our data gets uploaded to the web, it’s hard not to be concerned about where it all goes. Some of the major worries involve FinTech, which has been providing us with faster and more efficient banking solutions for years. True enough, studies on JD Supra found that 9 out of… Read More »
Zoom-bombing safeguards you can take right now
In this time of social distancing, video conferencing platforms such as FaceTime, Skype and Zoom have become indispensable, but like email, texts and even the old phone system, hackers, spammers and jerks have made their way into our latest video conferences. Here are a few tips to stop these uninvited guests at the door: Password… Read More »
Hackers Look To The Heavens
When I look up on a clear night into the heavens, I have to marvel at all of it; the stars, planets and even the man-made satellites plodding across the night sky. Some hackers see these same satellites as a new frontier too, but filled with vulnerabilities just waiting to be exploited. Of the 5,000+… Read More »
25 Cybersecurity Experts To Follow On Social Media In 2019
Cybersecurity now touches everyone. Our credit cards have been compromised, our identities stolen, and our private information on Facebook shared in secret. Let’s face it, nothing is 100% secure nor private. The media only tends to litter the headlines with sensational misinformation, only to correct or redact the news after readers and viewers have already… Read More »
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