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By Dmitry Vyrostkov, Head of Security, DataArt Recent figures show that thus far in 2020, mobile applications have been downloaded more than 244 billion times, and 60% of digital media time was spent on smartphones and tablets. Increasingly, our daily lives depend on apps for communication, time management, banking and trading, […]

Mobile Applications: Common Vulnerabilities and Threats in 2020


As the world prepares to reopen after a months-long shutdown as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, physical access security companies, along with others, are working hard to find innovative solutions to help their customers get back to work. From knowing when to allow employees back into the worksite to […]

6 Physical Access Security Tips for Returning to the Workplace


By William Leichter, VP Product Management, Virsec As the fastest-growing malware threat, ransomware attacks are trending high in the news, targeting organizations and users of all types. Now, with the current COVID-19 pandemic stretching governments, healthcare systems and essential businesses thin, new research from Microsoft shows that ransomware attackers are actively making the […]

How to Ensure Your Company is Protected from Ransomware Attacks ...



By Dirk Schrader, Cyber Resilience Architect, Greenbone Networks The coronavirus pandemic has lead to a new wave of cybercrime with hackers taking advantage of the chaos caused by the disease. They have masqueraded as WHO, sending fraudulent messages via WhatsApp and email in phishing attacks and Google is reportedly blocking […]

5 Tips to Make Your Business Resistant to Cyberattacks During ...


Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), considers security and authentication holography and new developments to protect brands and sales. Innovative developments in materials and advanced processes together with new applications, ensure commercial holography continues to feature in the frontline fight against counterfeiting, identity theft and brand […]

HOLOGRAPHY SECURES BRAND AND PROFITS


By Jason Bonoan, Global Product Marketing Manager, Seagate Technology In 2018, the global datasphere netted out at 33 zettabytes and was hypothesized to reach 175 zettabytes by 2025, according to IDC. Our connection and reliance on data is growing exponentially, fueled by the maturation of cognitive systems—such as machine learning, […]

Modernizing and Securing Smart City Infrastructure Using Real-Time Data




The ransomware ecosystem underwent two game-changing tweaks last year. The first one is about the focus on attacking enterprise networks rather than individual users. Secondly, ransomware operators have started to steal victims’ files before encrypting them – this way, they get extra blackmail leverage in the ransom negotiations with compromised […]

Ransomware Families That Publish Stolen Data


By Ian Lancaster, founder and former managing director of Reconnaissance International and lead author and editor of ‘Physical to Digital: A Revolution in Document Security’ A revolution is underway in the secured document field. Society is migrating from using physical secured documents, such as banknotes and identity cards, to the […]

Digital Document Revolution: A Cautionary Note




By Frank Baldwin, CEO 2X Systems If you’ve ever traveled by plane, you’ll know all too well how stress-inducing, tedious and often undignified going through airport security can be. In 2018, an estimated 292 million passengers traveled through UK airports alone. That’s 292 million people who would have had their bags […]

UPHOLDING SECURITY FOR GLOBAL AIRLINE PASSENGERS


By Brandon Cox Anyone planning to develop, deploy, or secure solutions that incorporate Microsoft 365 should download the latest version of the Security Configuration Benchmark for Microsoft 365. Not everyone knows these free guides from CIS Benchmarks exist. The newest version was published on December 20th and provides prescriptive guidance […]

New checklist to secure Microsoft Office 365 now available from ...