ESET launches a global search for ‘Heroes of Progress’, looking for the most progressive minds of the 21st century

ESET a global leader in digital security, today announces the launch of a new initiative, ‘Heroes of Progress’ – where it will be searching for visionary thinkers who have contributed to progress across a variety of industries, with technology at the core of the progress made. Behind all forms of progress, sits a team of … More ESET launches a global search for ‘Heroes of Progress’, looking for the most progressive minds of the 21st century

Every breath you take, every move you make: Do fitness trackers pose privacy risks?

Should you beware of wearables? Here’s what you should know about the potential security and privacy risks of your smartwatch or fitness tracker. Smartwatches, fitness trackers and other wearables are fast becoming almost as familiar to us as our mobile phones and tablets. These connected gadgets do much more than tell the time. They track our health, … More Every breath you take, every move you make: Do fitness trackers pose privacy risks?

World Consumer Rights Day: Protecting consumers’ rights online

On March 15, 1962, the US President John F. Kennedy called on Congress to enact legislation to protect consumer rights – he was the first world leader to formally address the issue. Since 1983 this date has been marked as World Consumer Rights Day. The consumer movement uses this day every year to mobilize action … More World Consumer Rights Day: Protecting consumers’ rights online

Sex in the digital era: How secure are smart sex toys?

ESET researchers investigate what could possibly go wrong when you connect your bedroom to the internet of things. As internet of things (IoT) devices continue to seep into our homes and offer an increasingly wide range of features, new concerns are beginning to arise about the security of the data processed by these devices. Although … More Sex in the digital era: How secure are smart sex toys?

IoT security: Are we finally turning the corner?

Better IoT security and data protection are long overdue. Will they go from an afterthought to everyone’s priority any time soon? As October draws to a close, so does Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we can all sit back and congratulate each other on a job well done and forget about the need to think about cybersecurity … More IoT security: Are we finally turning the corner?