ENISA Report

A recently published study from ENISA — the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security which advises member states and private sector organizations in implementing EU legislation, provides guidelines on how to take the appropriate measures to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ENISA’s recommendation includes two-factor authentication and mobile application security as technical measures in high-risk… Read more

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Consumer Security Is No Longer One-Size-Fits-All

In the wake of recent high-profile breaches of personal information, a few things have become apparent to consumers as well as information security professionals. Retailers may be just as susceptible to information theft as financial institutions — the impact to consumers is just as damaging, and there is something severely lacking in the way information is transmitted and secured across… Read more

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My computer has a HeartBleed

      

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On Monday April 7th, news broke about the so-called Heartbleed bug. Heartbleed is a flaw in OpenSSL, a software library implementing the Transport Layer Security (TLS) security protocol. TLS is widely used to protect communication via websites, e-mail, instant messaging, etc. It can be recognized by the prefix “https” or by a lock in the address bar of a browser. The… Read more

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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. But how does two-factor authentication really work? Here’s a short movie we… Read more

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