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In an age where data security defenses are getting more and more sophisticated, there will be increased pressure for malicious parties to glean information from within the organization's walls or public places. read more »
Smartphone and tablet users are constantly implored to secure their devices with PINs and other security settings but most rarely venture beyond a simple screen lock. This isn’t enough for reasons that will become clear. If a thief gets hold of a lost or stolen device or tablet there are numerous ways of re-using the handset, accessing any data it contains and even hijacking the account to make expensive calls. read more »
A funny thing is happening in the wake of the Edward Snowden NSA revelations, the infamous iCloud hack of celebrity nude photos, and the hit parade of customer data breaches at Target, Home Depot and the U.S. Postal Service. If it's not the government looking at your data, it's bored, lonely teenagers from the Internet or credit card fraudsters. read more »
Stephen W. Orfei is the incoming general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council. He succeeds the council's first general manager, Bob Russo, who will retire at the end of 2014. Here he speaks to ComputerworldUK'ssister title CSO about hackers, security challenges and efforts to overcome the backwardness of US payment card technologies. read more »
It sounds like the operating system that really needs some serious security patches is the human one. read more »more in depth ..
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