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The privacy risks of pre-installed software on Android devices

 Many pre-installed apps facilitate access to privileged data and resources, without the average user being aware of their presence or being able to uninstall them.On the one hand, the permission

Mobile

Best Android antivirus? The top 11 tools

The following are the 11 best antivirus tools for Android, according to AV-TEST’s November 2018 evaluations of 18 Android security apps. (The AV-TEST Institute is a Germany-based independent service provider

Hardware/Network

Data management: the double-edged sword of IoT

Iain Shearman, MD, KCOM NNS shares his best practice tips for data management in the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing new; however, as its potential

Industry Insights

Data Privacy & Employee Monitoring: How to Ensure Insider Threat Prevention with a Privacy-Friendly Business Culture

Today’s technology landscape is undoubtedly powered by data. It’s the lifeblood of the digital ecosystem, making it at once its most promising asset and its most significant liability.  Unfortunately, data

Software

Experts express concerns as cyber security threats loom on Smart Cities

Together, these Smart cities aim to house 40 per cent of India’s population and contribute about 75 per cent to India’s GDP (gross domestic period) by 2030.Cyber security threats loom large

Software

How can healthcare organizations remedy their cybersecurity ailments?

Cybersecurity is a constant concern for healthcare organizations, and the previous 12 months have done little to quell anxieties. In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for

Industry Insights

The Role of Security Technologists in Public Policy

There is a need for public interest technologists, said Bruce Schneier, fellow and lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School, at RSA Conference 2019. That’s because we have a disconnect – or separate worlds

Industry Insights

Old habits in new cyber bill

The military-appointed National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has done a disservice to the people by passing the cybersecurity bill on Thursday, despite concerns over its threats to personal and corporate… Click

Industry Insights

Mitigating Merger and Acquisition Risks

Bringing together two organizations is rarely a straightforward task. There are so many factors to consider from structure and staff to tools, cultural idiosyncrasies and beyond. Lengthy and in-depth due

Identity Theft

Accidental data breaches are often compounded by a failure to encrypt

83 percent of security professionals believe that employees have accidentally exposed customer or business sensitive data at their organization. Accidental data breaches are often compounded by an organizational failure to