Do you make these security mistakes and put yourself at greater risk for successful attacks? How much of your personal time do you spend online? The answer may be a lot more than you think. One recent study estimated that Brits spend five hours on average each day glued to their screens, not including work time. It … More 10 common security mistakes and how to avoid them
A reflection on whether this approach to addressing IoT security challenges can ‘deliver the goods’ and how consumer awareness can help. According to an article by the BBC, the United Kingdom’s Digital Minister Margot James is proposing legislation to introduce a new labelling system to show customers how secure an IoT product is. In order to … More The UK plans to legislate to secure IoT, but is it really the answer?
On average, people have more than 50 software applications on their Windows computers.1 Combine this with your mobile device apps and alternative operating systems, and you could end up spending all of your time updating applications or fixing update issues. How to handle the headaches associated with keeping your devices up to date? Let ESET … More System update headaches? ESET is the cure
Our friends at Heimdal Security sometimes put together what they call an ‘expert roundup’ blog article. It’s an idea I like a lot: many security blogs are reluctant to give credit to competitors or include any links that will lead the reader away from their own site. I can see the PR logic behind that, … More Vulnerabilities, exploits and patches
By now you should be settled back at work after the holiday break. Are you ready for 2016? I hope you’re sitting comfortably, because from the security point of view it’s bound to be a bumpy ride. Microsoft Yesterday was the second Tuesday of the month and you know what that means – Patch Tuesday … More Security holes found in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Adobe… Start patching now!