Using Public or Unsecured Wifi

In our fast-paced digital world, high mobile connectivity is a necessity, which often comes at the price of security. We sacrifice a secure connection for a fast and reliable one when in need of Internet access at airports, public buildings and restaurants. Many of us like to work or study at coffee or book shops because they offer comfortable seating and free Wi-Fi, but be careful. There are risks. Use a VPN connection. A Virtual [...]

By | September 9th, 2015
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Automating Banking Fraud: How It Works

By | April 22nd, 2013
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Mobile Phishing

Mobile Phishing By: Pierluigi Paganini Emails are considerable as a primary vector for cyber-attacks against mobile devices, principal security firms revealed that phishing activities in the last few years have increased exponentially, targeting every sector from industry to government agencies. RSA’s October Online Fraud Report 2012 described an impressive increase in phishing attacks, up 19% over the second half of 2011. The total loss for various organizations sums up to $2.1 billion over the last 18 months; [...]

By | April 2nd, 2013
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Holiday Shopping Security Tips

By | December 6th, 2011
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Ten Tips to Stay Safe on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is the day when all employers cringe. They know that many employees will spend a portion of their work hours making online holiday purchases instead of working. For employees who spend time making purchases either at lunch, break time, or at the end of the work day, here are some tips to stay safe on the largest online activity day of the year. [1] Make sure your desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, or mobile [...]

By | November 22nd, 2011
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Threat Morphosis: Two Decades of Malware

By | November 14th, 2011
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Embracing Social Media in the Workplace: Risk or Reward?

Social networking is more than just websites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ -- it’s also the devices and users that access these sites. Today’s digitally-aware generation of employees are bringing their smart phones and tablets right into the workplace. Not because this digitally-native generation prefers texting to phone calls, and status updates over emails. Mobile technology is not a convenience for them - it’s how they live, and increasingly, how they work. Some organizations view [...]

By | October 25th, 2011
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Tips for Securing Mobile Devices in the Enterprise

As smartphone and tablet sales continue to increase, more employees are bringing their personal mobile devices into the corporate environment. Allowing these devices to connect to your network enterprise without any guidelines can pose a serious risk. Securing mobile devices is one of the biggest challenges facing IT security professionals as cyber criminals turn their attention to this platform. Research firm IDC says global spending on mobile security is on track to balloon to $1.9 [...]

By | October 17th, 2011
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Bank Companion and InfoSight Enter into Strategic Alliance for the Financial Industry

Partnership Will Focus on Offering Mobile Banking and Mobile Marketing Solutions to Financial Institutions Bank Companion, a leading provider of mobile banking software to banks, community banks and credit unions around the world today announced its partnership with Infosight, Inc. a leading provider of IT infrastructure, security and compliance solutions for financial institutions. Research shows that an increasing number of financial institutions have made mobile banking as one of their top priorities. An Accenture Survey [...]

By | October 12th, 2011
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Gartner Research Presents: 16 Criterion for Evaluating the Right Data Backup

Selection Criteria for Database Archiving Products Database archiving is gaining traction as a technology that can significantly improve application performance and reduce storage costs. It is also being used as part of application decommissioning projects to preserve and enable access to associated older data. Key Findings Database archiving products can offer good infrastructure cost reduction when implemented to manage application data growth. Database archiving products can be used to transparently access aging data by offering [...]

By | August 19th, 2011
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