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Information Commissioner warns on 'excessive' CCTV, drone and body camera use

Information Commissioner warns on 'excessive' CCTV, drone and body camera use

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has warned camera surveillance operators that monitoring equipment must only be used as a "necessary and proportionate response" to a "real and pressing problem". read more »

Staples confirms data breach investigation

Monday evening, investigative journalist Brian Krebs reported that multiple banking sources were seeing a pattern of credit and debit card fraud. The common thread between each case were purchases made at Staples Inc. stores in the Northeastern U.S. read more »

Apple Pay could be a big deal for Android users

The launch of Apple Pay on Monday has brought considerable publicity to a technology that's already embedded in millions of Android smartphones yet has so far failed to take off. read more »

Researcher creates proof-of-concept worm for network-attached storage devices

Network-attached storage (NAS) devices are riddled with vulnerabilities that can put the security of sensitive data and networks at risk, a researcher has found. To prove his point, he has created a proof-of-concept worm that can infect devices from three different manufacturers. read more »

China again blames US for disrupted cybersecurity talks

China claimed on Sunday the U.S. has derailed cybersecurity cooperation between the two countries and that it doesn't tolerate hacking. read more »

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The human OS: Overdue for a social engineering patch

It sounds like the operating system that really needs some serious security patches is the human one. read more »

Why giving mobile apps banking info isn't as risky as it seems

Data is compromised so frequently these days that it seems like nothing is safe anymore. So one would be forgiven for thinking that using apps that require the user to voluntarily submit payment card information in order to function -- think Venmo, Uber, etc. -- would be a risky play. read more »

Four small business security lessons from real-life hacks

It's no longer unusual to see major, massive hacks make news these days. They affect millions of individuals and cost millions of dollars to rectify. read more »

Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime economy

Put simply, cybercrime, especially financial malware, has the potential to be quite the lucrative affair. That's only because the bad guys have the tools to make their work quick and easy, though. read more »

Is the open plan office a data security headache?

Today, more and more businesses are foregoing the traditional design setup of cubicles and closed-off offices for an open floor plan. read more »

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9 employee insiders who breached security

These disgruntled employees show what can happen when an employer wrongs them.

The human OS: Overdue for a social engineering patch

Experts say training -- done well and frequently -- can make employees much more difficult to 'hack'

McAfee’s most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2014

Musicians dominate the 2014 list of celebs you might not want to search on for fear of malware

New EU data protection laws ‘could be most strict in the world’ in current form, says Sophos

However, there is the possibility that they will be watered down by the time European countries implement them

Apple Pay could be a big deal for Android users

A success for Apple Pay could push others in the mobile NFC payment market to up their game

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The dangerous disconnect between security teams and the board

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The cloud should be a glasshouse not a mysterious black box

If SMEs don't trust the cloud it's because they fail to do due diligenceread more »

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