FCC warns about smart padlock which isn’t
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 11:03

FCC warns about smart padlock which isn’t


Tapplock blasted

An electronic padlock which unlocks with a fingerprint or an app connected by Bluetooth to your phone does not work, according to the FCC.

Zoom poses security threats
Published in News
Friday, 03 April 2020 11:13

Zoom poses security threats


Probably not the best for your video communications

While many are switching to Zoom to solve their coronavirus lockdown communications problems, the video conferencing software has been dubbed a security nightmare by those in the know.

90 percent of security breaches caused by humans
Published in News


Time to get rid of humans for total security protection

Over 90 per cent of cyber data breaches were caused by user error last year, according to analysis of data from the UK’s Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) by the cyber security awareness and data analytics company, CybSafe.

Cisco firewall has a giant bug
Published in News
Monday, 27 January 2020 10:03

Cisco firewall has a giant bug


Lets hackers in and makes them a cup of tea

Cisco is urging customers to update its Firepower Management Centre software "after users informed it of a critical bug that attackers could exploit over the internet".

Five top technology trends set to impact the security sector in 2020
Published in News


We are living on the edge

Axis Communications Johan Paulsson, CTO has issued a list of his top five technology trends that will have an impact on the physical security industry next year. 

British people snub planning for disasters
Published in News
Thursday, 28 November 2019 12:08

British people snub planning for disasters


Seems to be a theme lately

A quarter of UK businesses are gambling with the continuity of their business by not having any form of a disaster recovery plan in place, according to new research.

Labour defended its website with a $20-a-month package
Published in News


Security for the many, not the few

Britain’s Labour Party was using a $20 a month “basic security” service to protect its website when hackers attempted to force it offline last week and temporarily slowed down online campaigning.

Evolving threats keep cybersecurity industry on its toes
Published in News


Necessity is the mother of invention

Evolving threats and hacks have had the biggest impact on moving the cybersecurity industry forward in the last 25 years, according to 39 percent of respondents to a social media poll conducted by Infosecurity Europe.

Facebook sues NSO
Published in News
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:44

Facebook sues NSO


WhatsApp hack

Social networking site Facebook sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of its messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.

Microsoft pushes secure core PCs
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 10:42

Microsoft pushes secure core PCs


Available from Dell, Dynabook, HP, Lenovo, Panasonic, and Surface

Microsoft announced a new initiative to combat threats specifically targeted at the firmware level and data stored in memory –  secured-core PCs.