Monthly Archives: April 2018

RSA 2018: Behind the lines

More than 42,000 people attended last week’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. If you were not in attendance, hopefully you saw the three reports filed by my colleague, Cameron Camp (Untangling the enterprise security mess, Hacking the grid, and IoT security comes of age). In this article I discuss how RSA 2018 reflects the state of the cybersecurity industry [...]

By |2018-04-30T13:03:00+00:00April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to help employees realize their responsibility in keeping a company safe from data breaches TechRepublic's Dan Patterson spoke with Christy Wyatt, CEO of Dtex Systems, on the cavalier attitude many employees have regarding data breaches, despite most being aware of the inevitable dangers. Dan Patterson: A new report by Dtex System indicates that one-third of government employees believe they are more likely to be struck by lightning than have [...]

By |2018-04-26T20:22:58+00:00April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beware ad slingers thinly disguised as security apps

ESET researchers have analyzed a newly discovered set of apps on Google Play, Google's official Android app store, that pose as security applications. Instead of security, all they provide is unwanted ads and ineffective pseudo-security. According to AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization, there are significant differences in the level of protection provided by mobile security solutions. However, [...]

By |2018-04-23T15:32:23+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protect sensitive data with these five free encryption apps

Protecting customers' personal data is vitally important to the future success of every organization. Encrypting that data with one of these apps is a good place to start. Numerous high-profile events in 2017 and early 2018 have made it abundantly clear that all enterprises and government agencies are responsible and liable for the protection [...]

By |2018-04-20T16:42:35+00:00April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments