Information Security Cyber-security is dead: Long live digital security

Mark Hughes of DXC Technology argues that cyber-security is an out-dated concept and that organisations need a holistic approach that …

Threats Upto 600m user passwords were stored on Facebook servers in plain text

Passwords of between 200 million and 600 million Facebook users were stored in plain text on internal Facebook servers for …

Threats Anyone can unlock a Samsung Galaxy S10 flagship using the owner’s picture

The Face recognition feature in Samsung's Galaxy S10 flagship phone is so insecure that anyone can unlock the phone using …

Threats Proliferation of SSL/TLS certificates on the Dark Web impacting Internet’s trust factor

In May last year, the PCI Security Standards Council asked all e-commerce platforms and those carrying out transactions online to …

Threats Nearly 30% of social media users are re-using same passwords across platforms

While there has been much coverage on traditional media platforms about the seriousness, or lack of, of social media sites …

Information Security Gazing into the 2019 cyber-security crystal ball…

Frederic Rivain, CTO, and Cyril Leclerc, Head of Security, at Dashlane the password management company, take a look at what is on …

Threats Facebook allows anyone to look up people’s profiles using phone numbers

Facebook allows its users across the globe to use their phone numbers to secure their accounts with two-factor authentication. This …

Information Security Why you should be paying attention to DNS Flag Day

Cricket Liu, Chief DNS Architect at Infoblox, explains how changes to the internet's DNS system will affect businesses globally. If …

Threats Unsecured Elasticsearch clusters highly vulnerable to malware injections

A large number of enterprises have been using Elasticsearch clusters in order to manage very large datasets and this tendency …

Threats NATO cyber team uses catfishing to prove a very important point

TEISS's latest intern Andreas Ejersbo discovers how Nato have used a social media technique called catfishing to educate military personnel. …

Threats Catfishing attack exposes cyber vulnerability of Nato troops

By carrying out a "catfishing" operation on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, Nato's Stratcom Centre of Excellence …

Threats Poor key management practices leading to severe downtime and outages

An average organisation will suffer up to £51.5 million in losses over the next two years to downtime and outages …