While we are supposedly in the era of the paperless office, intentional leaks via printed documents remain very common and can be just as damaging as their digital counterparts. While most of us realize the necessity of paper, do we recognize the risks of unauthorized viewing or document removal from the worksite? Data loss – … More Securing printed data in the ‘paperless’ office
Journalist Kevin Townsend asked me a few months ago for commentary on phishing, for an article he was researching. He said: Phishing really comes down to 2 basic questions: Can technology ever solve the problem & what are the best approaches? Can awareness training ever solve the problem? How? If the answer is ‘no’ to … More Security and Education
Reviewing a lease, preparing a favorite recipe, applying for a loan … these are all things a typical college student might ask parents how to do. But these days, students are more likely to turn to a quick internet search for answers to just about everything. Parents, however, still tend to depend on their children … More Having “the talk” with parents — the tech talk, that is
By 2020, the number of Internet of Things devices is estimated to surpass 20 billion. From smart fridges to coffee makers and Barbie dolls, connected things will soon fill our households. Many of these devices are, and will continue to be, accessed via our smartphones. While this is very convenient for users, there are weaknesses in smartphone security that can be exploited to turn … More Are smartphones threatening the security of our IoT devices?
ESET has tested more than 12,000 home routers of users who agreed to share their data anonymously for statistical purposes. The results prove that 15% of the tested routers used weak passwords, with “admin” left as the username in most cases. During the test, common default usernames and passwords, as well as some frequently used … More At least 15% of home routers are unsecure
Some of the most prominent names in tech are pursuing the development of much tougher encryption technologies, it has been revealed. According to the Guardian, Google, Facebook and Snapchat are reportedly bolstering their respective encryption services, which they have been doing for some time now. The newspaper said that these security initiatives preempt the latest … More Tech giants ‘to boost encryption services’
Deloitte recognises 223% growth of ESET in Central Europe ESET has been included once again in ‘Big 5’ ranking of Deloitte’s Annual Technology Fast 50 CE report. ESET has enjoyed a 223% growth in Central Europe and is part of the ‘Big 5’ as the only company founded prior to 2000. It corroborates the confirmed … More ESET part of Deloitte’s ‘Big 5‘