Tag: Hack

Data breach statistics 2017: First half results are in

So far this year, the level of social awareness around cybersecurity and data breaches has exploded causing more people sit up and take notice. Historically, the topic was covered predominantly by tech-centric publications but recently has received much more attention from mainstream media. Today’s announcement from the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that a […]

What is digital security?

A question that many an individual, firm or hacker grapples with. Given the rapid transformation of the digital landscape, it’s only natural that security has evolved at a similar speed, requiring us all to stay abreast of the latest developments and to ensure we have digital security. We believe that digital security is really all […]

Top 10 tips to achieving network security

This week sees the start of Infosecurity, one of the world’s biggest security conferences held in London. Is it coincidence that we recently saw the effects of a major security breach, making headlines all over mainstream news sites? Unfortunately, the truth is that security breaches don’t just happen in tandem with security conferences, but are […]

How safe is the data on your laptop?

Picture this: You or a colleague take a business trip abroad, maybe to Shanghai.  The customs agent insists on inspecting your laptop.  He takes it out of sight, just for 30 minutes, and then returns it to you.  How would you know if your data was accessed?  30 minutes is plenty of time to copy […]

What two-factor authentication could mean for Twitter

Yesterday’s announcement from Twitter that it will be adopting a mobile phone-based system of two-factor authentication feels like a landmark of sorts. This is not because it is a ground-breaking use of technology: Gmail, Facebook, Outlook and Hotmail are all employing similar systems and have done so for some time, while online banking has used […]