January 19, 2015 - Tom Dubois
Top 5 Security Stories in 2014

2015 has just started, but we still want to look back to 2014 for a little moment. In every respect, it was a rough year for security, full of data breaches, cybercrime, and identity theft. We wonder what the future may bring.
IT Security is an inexhaustible topic and the articles about it are plentiful. To make it easier for you, we’ve made a round-up with our top 5 security stories of 2014.
Enjoy the read!

  • How computer attackers have changed

    In the mid-1980s, when computer malware first emerged, it was very different from how things are today. For one thing, many people weren’t even sure if computer viruses truly existed or if the stuff of legend – as unlikely to be real as the Loch Ness Monster or the Himalayan Yeti. Read More

  • Two-factor authentication explained in 60″

    In order to protect user accounts against unauthorized access by hackers, more and more companies are adding an extra layer of security to their online applications called “two-factor authentication“. Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter and Tumblr… the list of technology companies deploying two-factor authentication security is growing each day. Read More

  • Could your mobile voicemail system help hackers unlock your online accounts?

    In 1993, Peter Steiner submitted a pen-and-ink cartoon to The New Yorker magazine, featuring two dogs at a desk.  One of them is sitting in front of a computer screen and says to the other: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog” Read More

  • BYOD: Bring Your Own Danger?

    In the old days, it was easy. The IT team at your company had complete control over what software and hardware was being used on its network, and were able to count the points of entry into its network. There was email, there were floppy disks and CD ROMs, there was web-browsing.  Read More

  • The Politics of Global Hacking Attacks

    During the last few weeks, the world has been focused on geopolitical unrest in the Middle East and between Russia and Ukraine. The situation between Russia and Ukraine is especially worrisome – the local conflict is escalating militarily, and the rest of the world is attempting to intervene by imposing economic sanctions. Read More

One Response to Top 5 Security Stories in 2014
  1. Devices and Appliances alone will not help combat new cyber breaches, it has to be aligned with it security learnings and application

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