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Tag: Cybersecurity


E-payment & Security, Technology

38% of app users shared location without noticing

May 6, 2022

Via: Business of Apps

Mobile apps may not be as secure as we think they are, turning into a blindspot when it comes to cybersecurity efforts. With over 60 billion messages and 3.2 billion images shared on social networks every day, phones have transformed […]


B2B

B2B News for Thursday, October 28, 2021: More Digital Nomad Options, the Cybersecurity Workforce and Home Delivery Packaging

October 28, 2021

Via: B2B News Network

The phrase “winter is coming” is so over-used, but Canadians really, really like it. Especially while reviewing ever-growing lists of Digital Nomad Resident visas on offer to “location independent” workers and entrepreneurs. The plans often come from Caribbean and South […]


Technology, Website design and optimization

Power Apps Issues Remind Us of the Need for Low-Code and No-Code Governance

August 25, 2021

Via: CMSWire

In October 2020 I wrote an article on the risks and rewards of the citizen developer approach, urging proponents to put good governance practices in place. Almost one year later, cybersecurity firm UpGuard found an issue with default permissions in […]


Platforms, Technology

PSA: if you use Slack on Android, you might want to update your password

February 11, 2021

Via: The Verge

You might want to change your Slack password if you used the app on Android. According to an email sent out by the company and published by Android Police, the Android version of the Slack app stored users’ credentials in […]


News

Microsoft really doesn’t want you to use Internet Explorer anymore

February 8, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft killed off the Internet Explorer brand nearly four years ago, choosing Edge as its modern browser for Windows 10. Internet Explorer lived on as plumbing for Windows and for business compatibility, but Microsoft isn’t supporting it with new web […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Three Digital Innovations That Will Beat ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’

November 15, 2017

Via: DigitalistMag

Rock breaks scissors. Paper covers rock. Scissors cut paper. Those are the rules of Rock-Paper-Scissors, the ancient game people play with their hands. But wouldn’t it be better if those tools could join forces for the common good? The question […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

How The Cloud Can Improve Your Customer Engagement

April 11, 2017

Via: DigitalistMag

Many discussions about the cloud center around the direct benefits businesses gain by using it, elements that are mostly hidden from consumers. There’s a good reason for that – the cloud offers a number of improvements when compared to local […]


E-payment & Security

Online Trust Alliance Launches IoT Security Campaign

March 9, 2017

Via: Ecommerce Times

The Online Trust Alliance on Tuesday released a report calling for businesses, consumers and government to share responsibility for ensuring that Internet of Things devices are not weaponized. Issued in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the report outlines actions […]


E-payment & Security

Insufficient Samsung security forces UK military communications project to switch to modified iPhone 7

January 27, 2017

Via: Apple Insider

A program in the United Kingdom to allow members of the armed forces to discuss military secrets using a smartphone will now involve a modified iPhone 7 with hardened security, replacing insecure Android devices. BT, the telecommunications company working on […]


E-payment & Security

How to Fumigate Those Pesky Mobile App Bugs

January 25, 2017

Via: Inc.com

While we love everything that technology does for us, including making work and life easier, especially now that there are so many available apps on our mobile devices, we don’t love it when it doesn’t work. Often, the issue with […]


E-payment & Security

How a popular website plugin became a serious security liability

January 23, 2017

Via: TheNextWeb

For the vast majority of people in 2017, creating a website is simply a matter of combining a number of off-the-shelf components until they end up with something that does what they want it to. Anyone wanting to create an […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Why Brand Reputation and Cyber Security Go Hand-in-Hand

March 11, 2016

Via: itCurated

Marketing collects tons of Big Data and – in the simplest terms – if malicious actors get to your data, your brand can be tarnished. “CMOs are tasked with brand management, and a brand’s reputation is likely to be the […]


News

SafeMobile Cybersecurity Suite Headed for Mobile World Congress 2016

February 12, 2016

Via: itCurated

SuperCom, a global provider of secured solutions for e-Government, Public Safety, HealthCare, and Finance sectors, announced this week that it will introduce its SafeMobile Cybersecurity Suite at the Mobile World Congress on February 22nd – 25th in Barcelona. If you’re […]


E-payment & Security

U.S. vs. Hackers: Still Lopsided Despite Years of Warnings and a Recent Push

July 20, 2015

Via: itCurated

WASHINGTON — In the month since a devastating computer systems breach at the Office of Personnel Management, digital Swat teams have been racing to plug the most glaring security holes in government computer networks and prevent another embarrassing theft of […]


E-payment & Security

18 Online Security Resources for Small Businesses

June 30, 2015

Via: itCurated

Recently, cybersecurity company FireEye announced a partnership with Visa to develop products and services for merchants, as well as card issuers, to detect and respond to attacks. The announcement underscores how cybersecurity affects online commerce at all levels, small businesses […]


E-payment & Security

Apple beefs up iMessage, FaceTime security with two-factor authentication

February 13, 2015

Via: itCurated

Apple has added two-factor authentication to iMessage and FaceTime, adding an extra dose of password security to two important iPhone and Mac features. Two-factor authentication sounds simple enough, but it actually adds a good deal more protection to an account. […]


E-payment & Security

Facebook bug would have allowed hackers to easily delete your photos

February 13, 2015

Via: itCurated

Many of us have dozens, hundreds or even thousands of photos logged on Facebook. A nefarious bug on the website — that has since been mended — would have allowed hackers to arbitrarily delete them. A blogger named Laxman Muthiyah […]