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  • Gartner’s top 10 security predictions

    Gartner has taken a look at five key areas of security concern that businesses face this year and issued predictions on and recommendations about protecting networks and data from threats that will likely arise in each.

    23 June 16 23:26 Written by Tim Greene
  • 4 big plans to fix internet security

    Internet security is in crisis. These four proposals offer tangible solutions -- including one scheme to change the Internet's workings from top to bottom

    13 May 16 20:00 Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid
  • ​Spying smart toys – How to protect your kids from exposure online

    In today’s day and age we see a huge amount of excitement around finding the biggest and best presents for kids. Not only this, children are encouraged to surf the web and use mobile apps from a young age. We are seeing toddlers trading toy cars and stuffed animals for tablets and mobile devices. Children are so attracted to having games and electronic devices to play with, they unwittingly give over their personal details without a second thought. Children are now so au fait with technology that it’s not unusual for children under the age of 4 to play with their tablets, mobile devices and watching TV right before bed.

    11 May 16 13:39 Written by Alexandra Gheorghe
  • Got ransomware? These tools may help

    Ransomware on your system and no backups? Ouch. Check out publicly available decryptor tools and see if they can save you

    29 April 16 20:00 Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid
  • Why Dropbox dropped Amazon's Cloud

    Dropbox has culminated a multi-year project to build a customised infrastructure environment that company officials say is finely tuned to their specific needs, allowing them to reap savings compared with how they used Amazon Web Services' cloud. Should you get out of the cloud too?

    18 March 16 06:41 Written by Brandon Butler
  • 4 reasons not to pay up in a ransomware attack

    Ransomware attacks are on the rise. Here are four good reasons why you shouldn't pay to get your data back -- and one reason why people do

    14 March 16 21:53 Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid
  • UC Berkeley makes third data breach disclosure in past 15 months

    UC Berkeley on Friday -- THE time for issuing bad news even in these days of 24-hour news cycles -- revealed that it has alerted 80,000 current and former faculty, staff, students and vendors in the wake of a late December "criminal cyberattack" that could have compromised Social Security and bank account numbers.

    01 March 16 02:41 Written by Bob Brown

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