Security Archive

Actuaries now have a say in your security posture

Analysis Global mega-insurers Allianz and Aon have just given IT buyers and the security industry plenty to ponder by cooking up a deal with Apple and Cisco that makes users of those companies’ kit eligible for a special class of cyber insurance. Part of the

IoT to ‘liberate’ cyberattacks: security firm

Lax security, poor awareness will spur assault: security firm Devices used to build the Internet of Things (IoT), a network of devices capable of exchanging data, will be used by cyber criminals to ‘liberate’ attacks in the near future, said Sanjai Gangadharan, regional director,

Is this Russian cyber security tycoon an accidental spy?

In October 2014, a junior IT worker sitting at his desk in Moscow noticed something strange on his computer. Kaspersky Labs, the Russian cyber security company he worked for, had accessed sensitive data taken from a computer in Baltimore, thousands of miles away from

Uber security execs depart after CEO criticizes practices

Adriano Machado | Reuters The chief executive of Uber Technologies, Dara Khosrowshahi. Two of Uber Technologies Inc’s most senior remaining security executives resigned on Friday and another took medical leave after the company’s new chief executive officer criticized past practices, a source familiar with

Kimemia wants county security beefed up over recent theft

Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia in this picture taken on November 1, 2017. He wants security in the county offices beefed up following theft of computers from an administrator’s office. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO | NATION MEDIA GROUP Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia wants the number

HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach

HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm. A group called OurMine appeared to take control of the main HBO accounts, as well as those for the network’s shows including Game of Thrones. One

Has Israel’s security apparatus failed?

The latest attacks against Israeli forces and settlers in Jerusalem and the West Bank have once again exposed the cracks in the Israeli security apparatuses, experts and analysts say. “Israel watches over the Palestinians in minute details; their lives and their movements. But this surveillance does not work

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Ukraine said on Saturday that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic. The SBU, Ukraine’s state security service, said the attack, which started in Ukraine and spread around

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF INTRUDER ALARMS AND FIRE SYSTEMS?

Any sales person will quickly tell you all the latest technological advances that are available through the intruder alarms and fire systems their company has to offer. The list of features and capabilities possessed by modern security and safety systems is quite impressive. We

4 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN RESEARCHING AUTOMATIC GATES

Domestic access control systems – simply referred to as Automatic Gates – are becoming increasingly popular amongst home owners in and around Oxfordshire. Automatic gates are often installed for their security benefits, but these gates can also have a large social and visual impact