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information security (InfoSec)

The sooner the FIDO Alliance can shut down passwords, the better
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information security (InfoSec)

The sooner the FIDO Alliance can shut down passwords, the better

Passwords aren’t going anywhere, but that hasn’t stopped the dream of a passwordless future – and it seems that Apple, Google and Microsoft agree
22 Oct 2022
What is the Data Protection Act 2018?
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What is the Data Protection Act 2018?

A look at the UK's Data Protection Act and how GDPR fits into the puzzle
17 Oct 2022
What getting hacked taught me about cyber empathy
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hacking

What getting hacked taught me about cyber empathy

The industry needs a little less ‘I told you so’ when it comes to dealing with victims
21 Sep 2022
Podcast transcript: What did we learn from WannaCry?
Podcast transcript: What did we learn from WannaCry?
WannaCry

Podcast transcript: What did we learn from WannaCry?

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
2 Sep 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: What did we learn from WannaCry?
The IT Pro Podcast: What did we learn from WannaCry?
WannaCry

The IT Pro Podcast: What did we learn from WannaCry?

Five years on, WannaCry still remains one of the most impactful security incidents in recent memory
2 Sep 2022
Google adds stronger safeguards for Workspace accounts
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Google adds stronger safeguards for Workspace accounts

An automatic safety features notify users of risky account actions
11 Aug 2022
CISA chooses London for its first-ever overseas office
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CISA chooses London for its first-ever overseas office

Within hours of the US' announcement, the EU also said it would be going the other way and opening its first west-coast office to tackle digital diplo…
19 Jul 2022
How secure is Gmail?
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Security

How secure is Gmail?

The practical steps you should take to secure your Gmail account, from implementing 2FA to performing regular checkups
23 Jun 2022
What is cyber warfare?
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
20 May 2022
How to implement passwordless authentication
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Security

How to implement passwordless authentication

Worried about leaked credentials? We explain how to shut down the risk by ditching passwords entirely
30 Mar 2022
Vulnerability hunters are cut from a different cloth – they’re naturally inquisitive
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hacking

Vulnerability hunters are cut from a different cloth – they’re naturally inquisitive

So, you want to be a hacker? We share the best advice and resources for getting started
7 Mar 2022
Report: IT staff fail phishing tests more often than non-technical workers
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Report: IT staff fail phishing tests more often than non-technical workers

Results show DevOps workers consistently rank among the most likely to fail a cyber security exercise
27 Jan 2022
Dark Souls servers taken offline after RCE flaw identified
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vulnerability

Dark Souls servers taken offline after RCE flaw identified

Experts say PowerShell scripts could have been launched on other players' machines as a result
25 Jan 2022
Five things to consider before choosing an MFA solution
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Security

Five things to consider before choosing an MFA solution

Because we all should move on from using “password” as a password!
17 Dec 2021
Skip the three words thing, go straight for the ‘use a password manager, dammit’ jugular
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information security (InfoSec)

Skip the three words thing, go straight for the ‘use a password manager, dammit’ jugular

Why you can do so much better than the three-random-word rule that’s still being churned out by the NCSC
15 Dec 2021
CISA gives civilian agencies two weeks to patch recent security exploits
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vulnerability

CISA gives civilian agencies two weeks to patch recent security exploits

A total of 291 vulnerabilities have been detailed in an attempt to improve federal agency cyber security
4 Nov 2021
Celebrity data leaked after ransomware attack on London's Graff jewellers
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Celebrity data leaked after ransomware attack on London's Graff jewellers

Russia-based Conti ransomware group is demanding tens of millions in cryptocurrency
1 Nov 2021
Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records
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Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records

Sensitive data including contact tracing, COVID vaccine status as well as names and email addresses have been leaked
24 Aug 2021
Google bundles Android and web authentication APIs under one banner
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Google bundles Android and web authentication APIs under one banner

Google Identity Services' SDK includes 'Sign in with Google' and 'One Tap' security tokens
4 Aug 2021
Kaspersky Password Manager generates passwords that can be 'cracked in seconds'
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information security (InfoSec)

Kaspersky Password Manager generates passwords that can be 'cracked in seconds'

A now-patched vulnerability means specialised tools can game Kaspersky's method for creating passwords
7 Jul 2021
The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works
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Whitepaper

The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works

How security leaders can drive real behaviour change
14 Jun 2021
DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp
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cyber crime

DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp

The platform offered 80 million stolen credentials from roughly 1,400 banking and e-commerce providers, including Amazon and PayPal
11 Jun 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Thinking differently about security
The IT Pro Podcast: Thinking differently about security
Security

The IT Pro Podcast: Thinking differently about security

How eBay Classifieds Group keeps its users secure in a changing world
30 Apr 2021