Category Archives: Security

E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Your Computer

E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Your Computer

E-Cigarettes Yet more evidence that smoking is bad for you: A brand of e-cigarettes manufactured in China, has been found to carry malicious software that can be implanted into a computer when plugged into a USB port for recharging. E-cigarettes are in actual fact, electronic vaporizers that heat a liquid solution into an aerosol mist that offers the…

Cloud Infographic – Cyber Monday Security

Cloud Infographic – Cyber Monday Security

Cyber Monday Security This is a time when cybercriminals become opportunists due to the explosive nature of Cyber Monday online shopping. The incredible number of online transactions taking place each second makes it a very lucrative time for these groups. We have provided a timely infographic by zerofox which gives you some ideas of what to…

Malvertising – Hiding In Plain Sight

Malvertising – Hiding In Plain Sight

Security Vulnerabilities In Advertising Bad guys never quit trying to be bad guys. For as long as there have been personal computers, we have had to put up with viruses, malware, spam, and a host of other carefully created annoyances whose danger level ranges from mild to catastrophic. We can now add malvertising to this…

Sony Pictures computer system hacked

Sony Pictures computer system hacked

Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted by computer hackers in an attack which reports say has forced the company to shut down its corporate network. Read the source article at BBC – Homepage

Shared Responsibilities for Security in the Cloud, Part 1

Shared Responsibilities for Security in the Cloud, Part 1

When businesses owned their applications and all underlying infrastructure, they also owned their security. Now this is changing with a shift in ownership and operational responsibilities over many applications as they are moving to the Cloud. In the cloud era, security is not owned solely by the cloud service provider (CSP) or consumer. Cloud security…

Migrating to a Business Cloud (5 Warnings)

Migrating to a Business Cloud (5 Warnings)

Migrating to a Business Cloud  In theory, migrating to cloud computing should be easy. Choose a cloud provider, move the files to the data server and everything is good to go. While that may work for the personal cloud, migrating into a business cloud format is a lot more complicated. As Ann Bednarz pointed out…

Cloud Infographic – CloudTrends Report 2014

Cloud Infographic – CloudTrends Report 2014

CloudTrends Report 2014 Report finds that enterprise-managed services for greater visibility, control, QoS and security of cloud applications are on the rise Key findings of the Allot CloudTrends Report include: Over 45% of CSPs are offering public cloud applications and services for enterprises ranging from basic email and storage to fully-fledged unified communications, CRM and…

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