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What can we learn from the WhatsApp breach?

Author: webeditor

Paul Farrington, EMEA CTO, Veracode, discusses WhatsApp’s handling of its vulnerability disclosure and what this breach says about the way organisations detect and disclose software vulnerabilities. In May, WhatsApp revealed details of a vulnerability in its system that could have... Read more

A guide to DNS Search Suffix Wi-Fi attacks

Author: webeditor

Wicus Ross, Lead Security Researcher, and Lauren Rudman, Junior Security Researcher, SecureData, shows us how even the most security-savvy employees can fall foul of DNS Suffix Wi-Fi attacks.  Ever get a feeling that despite your VPN, public Wi-Fi networks could... Read more

It’s time to kill the VPN

Author: webeditor

Kurt Glazemakers, CTO Secure Access at Cyxtera , says that legacy technologies, such as VPNs, have worked as a stop gap, but are useless in a world of 5G, IoT and highly sophisticated attacks such as NotPetya. At its inception, the... Read more

Five reasons why passwords aren’t going away any time soon

Author: webeditor

Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn, explores the practical reasons as to why biometrics cannot be considered a true replacement for text-based passwords.  Apple caused a stir when it introduced technology in its newest iPhone that would allow users to unlock... Read more

cyber security algorithms, ethics

Should algorithms decide our fate?

Author: Anna Delaney

The prolific use of algorithms has aided the decision-making process in many aspects of our lives. Mark Johnson, Founder & CEO, The Risk Management Group, explains the challenges of applying these rules to our justice system.

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