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FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network

The FBI says owners of IoT (Internet of Things) devices should isolate this equipment on a separate WiFi network, different from the one they’re using for their primary devices, such

Identity Theft

Is there such a thing as regulation overload?

Tackling the dark side of the web is still an uphill battle.The internet has become a ubiquitous phenomenon in the UK over the last few decades, with over 80 per

Vendor News

FBI Issues Smart TV Cybersecurity Warning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning to holiday shoppers who are planning to swap some of their hard-earned cash for a smart TV. In a statement released by the

Vendor News

ACCC calls for Privacy Act changes to protect loyalty scheme customers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recommended for loyalty schemes run by the likes of Telstra and the big four banks to improve data practices in its final

Software

Small Contractors Struggle to Meet Cyber Security Standards, Pentagon Finds

Even large companies aren’t doing as well as they think they are, the assistant acquisition chief said Monday. Small companies are struggling to meet the Pentagon’s newish network security rules, and

Industry Insights

Hacking robotic vehicles is easier than you might think

Robotic vehicles like Amazon delivery drones or Mars rovers can be hacked more easily than people may think, a research from the University of British Columbia suggests. Click here to view original

Software

When Dealing With The Phishing Threat, User Education Is Key

Email has become a crucial part of how organizations perform their day to day business. The average employee receives dozens of emails every day, and efficiently performing their job duties

Hardware/Network

Finns Label Cyber-Secure IoT Devices

Finland has become the first European country to issue cybersecurity labels to networking smart devices.The new labeling system was announced yesterday by Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency. IoT devices

Industry Insights

WILL BANKS ALWAYS BE VULNERABLE TO HACKERS? 

We talked to an expert on financial sector cybersecurity. In mid-2019, Lora McIntosh took a sick day. Part way through it, though, her phone started ringing. And ringing. It was

Software

Ten types of phishing attacks and phishing scams

Beware!! Phishing attacks are made by cybercriminals to grab sensitive information (i.e. banking information, credit card information, stealing of customer data and passwords) and misuse them. Click here to view