Tag: Hack

BYOD: The Solution to Password Problems?

What does the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend have to do with solving the password problem?  It may actually be the solution.  In fact, the solution is probably already in the hands of your employees—their mobile smartphones. A recent report by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) noted a startling 30% of PCs worldwide are […]

Pacemakers: the new weapons of M2M destruction?

After the thrilling finale to last year’s second season of Homeland, [Spoiler Alert!] it would be easy to forget the chilling events which featured on the show only a couple of weeks before, and which could have huge implications for those in the M2M industry. In episode 10, the series’ main protagonist, Nicholas Brody, hunts […]

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Twelve months of enterprising blogging

Today the Gemalto Enterprise blog celebrates its first anniversary. Since the birth of the Enterprise Blog on August 30th 2011, we’ve given our view on many of the biggest stories in the world of enterprise security and authentication. These have included everything from passwords to privacy, and Google to Genesis. Having shared so many of […]

Yet another hack – passwords (and storing them) fail again

After the LinkedIn debacle, it’s depressing but not entirely surprising to see yet further reports of large-scale hacks, this time of Yahoo! losing 400,000 usernames and passwords to anonymous hackers. It seems amazing to us, working as we do in the security industry, that the passwords were stored in plaintext with absolutely no form of […]

Introducing gaming security

In the wake of high-profile leaks, breaches, and hacks at large companies I took some time to reflect on my experiences as a gamer. I can’t argue that I’ve had the longest or most successful gaming career, but I certainly have enjoyed being a part of a community and ecosystem that is unique to my […]