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(ISC)2 EMEA Congress 2014

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Cyber Security Strategy – Three years of success?

Cyber Security Strategy – Three years of success?

I can tell how long I have been covering security when anniversaries come round of things I recall writing in preparation for.   In the case of the current story, it is the National Cyber Security Strategy, which was originally released in 2011 and came more than a year after Prime Minister David Cameron rated (…read more)

How big is your digital footprint?

How big is your digital footprint?

On a recent afternoon, I took a stroll down memory lane and visited my Friends Reunited account.   Now say what you want about password management, but I was successful in logging in and reading my last update from 2006. Having not logged on in over eight years, I decided to make the call to (…read more)

Sony Pictures kept passwords in a file directory – industry views

Sony Pictures kept passwords in a file directory – industry views

On top of trying to get employees back to work, battling with hackers leaking films online and gigabytes of data being released to the internet, some shocking news has emerged about internal security at Sony Pictures.   According to Gizmodo the data includes a file directory named “password” which includes 139 Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, (…read more)

Scam of the Week

Free Pizza Hut offer recycled for malware distribution

Free Pizza Hut offer recycled for malware distribution

Scammers are recycling a “free pizza” offer , which was sent out to mark Pizza Hut’s 55th anniversary last year.   According to the email, all the recipient has to do is click on the link and fill in the information. Unsurprisingly, clicking on the link will begin downloading malware to your computer, ask for (…read more)