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Here's my take on Computer Aided INvestigative Environment - a Linux-based, UEFI-compatible LIVE USB/DVD digital forensic system.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 21, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Want to avoid having your online accounts hacked? Enable two-factor authentication (2FA), a crucial security measure that requires an extra code when signing in from an unfamiliar device. In this post, I explain how to use a mobile app to make your accounts safer.
Google's play to establish Android in the enterprise has taken a step forward with the launch of its BYOD container for productivity apps.
What scams and schemes do you need to watch out for during the holiday season?
The Masque bug that affects iOS apps has the potential to steal data from legitimate sources, due to a lack of encryption in apps across the board.
The brand image of the world's must-have anonymity tool is starting to look a bit tattered. The fans don't like it, but their response isn't helping their cause.
The malware variant also has its eye on online commerce, transaction authentication software
Because the last thing you want is a potentially hostile country controlling the light switches in America from half the world away.
The new free certificate authority is a great idea, as far as it goes. Should Symantec and the other big CAs be worried? Probably not.
To help curb the lack of enthusiasm surrounding its questionable business practices, startup Uber is looking toward experienced veterans from tech stalwarts for help.
According to Verisign, DDoS attacks going beyond 10Gbps continue to rise, causing a headache for the enterprise.
Privacy watchdog warns on default passwords as website streams video from unsecured webcams.
The human rights group says the new anti-surveillance tool is a 'strike back' against governments that have overextended their reach.
Casting a vote at a computer is not on the horizon for Australians, but a parliamentary committee has endorsed electoral rolls, and the scanning and storage of ballot papers.
Cloud security platform provider CipherCloud has picked up $50 million in a funding round, which was led by Transamerica Ventures.
The Windows KDC didn't properly validate parts of Kerberos tickets. It may be possible for admins to detect if they have been exploited.
Not all buzzwords are bad. Some actually convey an idea, a concept, or a valid technology. However, some exist to confuse, distort, and empower those who don't want you to know what they're talking about.
The latest stable version of Chrome removes the source of the POODLE bug and SSLv3 support will be out altogether over time. The Canary version disparages implementations not up to standards.
The top security threats of 2014 include equal parts old mistakes, new adversaries, innocent human nature and the evils that people do.