Tag: LinkedIn

Bring your own debate – what’s your view?

Our recent CIO research has suggested that remote access is a security sore-point for many businesses. We picked up on this trend and charted the overall security attitudes of USA, UK, French, German and Nordic workers in the whitepaper we released exposing what keeps a CIO awake at night. Last week, John E Dunn of […]

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 […]

Social media in payments: why has it taken banks so…

Last month I was honoured to be invited along to speak at an event in London to talk about the importance of social media to today’s businesses, particularly those in the financial sector where, as a phenomenon, it is often overlooked. We also heard interesting presentations from Tracy Glynn, John Hartley, Christophe Langlois, Thomas Messett, […]

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 […]

LinkedIn security breach: What’s your password?

Another major breach was announced in our social media world today. This time LinkedIn was the target and more than six million users are the potential victims. A Russian hacker claims the theft of 6,458,020 encrypted LinkedIn passwords and to prove it, posted the passwords on his website (thankfully without usernames). In addition, he asked […]