Security

The best remote access solutions
Software

The best remote access solutions

We round up the top remote access software for mobile workers, including those with collaboration, screen sharing and support tools
16 Sep 2020
Plans to share pregnant women’s alcohol intake ‘could breach GDPR’
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Plans to share pregnant women’s alcohol intake ‘could breach GDPR’

BPAS says move would be in contravention of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
16 Sep 2020
Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10
software development

Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10

Developers can access the vulnerability detection tool through Github as Microsoft shifts away from its legacy scheme
16 Sep 2020
Why IT leaders should consider a zero trust network access strategy
cloud securitywhitepaper

Why IT leaders should consider a zero trust network access strategy

Enabling business while staying secure
16 Sep 2020
Uber claims it makes London "safer" in TfL licence battle
Policy & legislation

Uber claims it makes London "safer" in TfL licence battle

The ride-hailing service says it has improved systems to verify drivers' insurance documents and identification
16 Sep 2020
MFA bypass allows hackers to infiltrate Microsoft 365
cloud security

MFA bypass allows hackers to infiltrate Microsoft 365

Hackers could exploit errors in the ‘inherently insecure’ protocol implemented on widely-used cloud services
15 Sep 2020
'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores
hacking

'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores

The personal details of tens of thousands of customers were stolen from just one compromised Magento-powered site
15 Sep 2020
Data breach exposes details of 18,000 people who tested positive for COVID-19
data breaches

Data breach exposes details of 18,000 people who tested positive for COVID-19

Human error sees Welsh residents' details leaked for 20 hours on a public-facing server
15 Sep 2020
What is private browsing?
Security

What is private browsing?

Private-browsing capabilities are baked into the internet browsers you use everyday. Here's why it's important
15 Sep 2020
Simplify to secure
enterprise securitywhitepaper

Simplify to secure

Reduce complexity by integrating your security ecosystem
14 Sep 2020
Zenhua data leak contained Boris Johnson's personal data
data governance

Zenhua data leak contained Boris Johnson's personal data

Information on the prime minister has been collected by a Shenzen firm with alleged links to the Chinese Communist Party
14 Sep 2020
England and Wales' contact-tracing app will launch this month
Development

England and Wales' contact-tracing app will launch this month

The NHS app ensures that users’ data is stored on their smartphones as opposed to a public database
14 Sep 2020
Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication
two-factor authentication (2FA)

Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication

The tool is to help organisations prevent identity theft and security breaches
11 Sep 2020
Bluetooth advocacy group warns of critical encryption exploit
vulnerability

Bluetooth advocacy group warns of critical encryption exploit

The vulnerability allows third-parties to overwrite the key used to establish a link between two devices
11 Sep 2020
What is fileless malware?
malware

What is fileless malware?

This near-invisible threat can go virtually undetected by even the most advanced antivirus software
10 Sep 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: The myth of reputational damage
data breaches

The IT Pro Podcast: The myth of reputational damage

Is reputational damage from a data breach really worth worrying about?
10 Sep 2020
UK gov to fund cyber security training to protect coronavirus research
cyber security

UK gov to fund cyber security training to protect coronavirus research

NCSC warns of heightened risk of cyber attacks against companies working on a coronavirus vaccine
10 Sep 2020
Data centre provider Equinix hit by ransomware
ransomware

Data centre provider Equinix hit by ransomware

Early investigations suggest the attack is limited to the company's own internal systems
10 Sep 2020
How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing
data protection

How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing

The lack of sufficient advice has opened the door for third-party tech firms to normalise massive-scale data harvesting
9 Sep 2020
Microsoft patches 129 flaws as big updates become new normal
cyber security

Microsoft patches 129 flaws as big updates become new normal

This month's Patch Tuesday includes 23 critical flaws, though none are being actively used by hackers
9 Sep 2020
Hackers abusing legitimate cloud monitoring tool to infiltrate Linux environments
cyber attacks

Hackers abusing legitimate cloud monitoring tool to infiltrate Linux environments

TeamTNT has been caught using the genuine Weave Scope Docker and Kubernetes tool as an effective backdoor to target servers
9 Sep 2020
Qbot malware surges into the top-ten most common business threats
trojans

Qbot malware surges into the top-ten most common business threats

An evolved form of the banking Trojan was distributed by number one-ranking Emotet in a campaign that hit 5% of businesses globally
9 Sep 2020
Matt Hancock commits to ‘data deregulation’ drive across the NHS
public sector

Matt Hancock commits to ‘data deregulation’ drive across the NHS

The health secretary blasts privacy-first culture as the chief barrier to innovation despite growing number of success stories
8 Sep 2020
Quarter of company desktops lack security software, survey shows
cyber security

Quarter of company desktops lack security software, survey shows

Kaspersky research claims that 23% of desktops and 17% of laptops supplied by UK employers lack security software
8 Sep 2020