Gaberlunzie ponders on the current fashionable app Snapchat with the mobile and intensely interactive crowd as the slightly older fraternity grumble about not having sufficiently mobile fingers for fast operations!! (and the Snapchat logo for some reason reminds him of Caspar.)
Dave Anderson, senior marketing director for Voltage Security was one some 12,500 or so visitors to April’s Infosecurity Europe show held at Earl’s Court, London housing some 350 exhibitors. The show has seen a steady flood of security news ranging from Adobe’s creation of a first chief security officer, promoting Brad Arkin to the new post, to arguments over 2-factor authentication.
By linking SSO (Single SignOn) to an existing identity store, such as Active Directory, Dropbox for Business uses an organisations’ existing authentication and password policies to control access to the Web application. Adding SSO prevents business users from resorting to weak, or reused passwords, it adds.
The implementation of Universal Credit could leave the public sector ‘vulnerable to fraud’warn MPs with concerns being raised about detection systems still in the early stages of development, despite the national rollout beginning this year.
The fingerprint biometrics market has been forecast to hit an industry value of $10bn by 2018, primarily driven by the encouraging use of the technology in physical access control applications. Seems like the software identification market might also be enjoying growth too!
Only a month from the Infoscurity conference, Cloud datacentre provider Onyx Group research shows that less than 2 in 10 companies backup all of their data while nine security organisations lay out what they will talk and focus on t at London's InfoSecurity.
Personally identifiable information or PII is pretty intuitive, writes Andy Green, Varonis technical content specialist (below). If you know someone’s phone, social security number, or credit card number, you have a direct link to their identity. Hackers use these identifiers, along with a few more personal details, as keys to unlock data, steal identities, and ultimately take your money. T
An elderly couple and their neighbour – witnessed a fishing vessel run onto the rocks near the Navy Buildings in Greenock on Thursday night but luckily no life was lost. For Argyll and its village loose their broadband, but BT India insists there are no outages in the area. Scotland's communications need some care and attention.
Anyone can test if a certain domain is ready for IPv6 or test if their own Internet connection is IPv6 ready. (ComputeScotland makes no bones about not being ready, and is numbered among the elite company of Cisco, Juniper Network, and Extreme Networks.)
IndigoVision,Edinburgh-based supplier of IP Video security solutions, reports revenue growth up from QI 6% to Q2 15%. Glasgow -based Aggreko, temporary power and temperature control specialist is named Favourite Power Supply company for its service excellence as Official Temporary Energy Services Supplier to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. at Total Production International (TPi) Awards 2013.
It predicts double digit growth for five years.
The RBS banking group is reported to have apologised to its millions of customers after a technical problem left them againunable to access accounts or withdraw money for the second time in nine months after a spectacular melt down in July last year, then blamed on offshoring software work.
The latest British Standards ICT news for March 2013 is, not surprisingly, an amazingly fine endorsement for AVG Technologies, since the lead story is on "Clouded judgement holding back the SMB market."
A new software application used to identify potentially vulnerable children and being developed in Scotland to help protect children from abuse and neglect, Barrachd (an IBM hardware vendor that has focused on unique software) is working with a number of Scottish councils to prove that vital information, previously missed, can be gathered and consolidated using analytics to aid social care with vulnerable children
Max Planck researchers have developed a model for this non-classical pathway of crystal growth. Thie model helps explain how a crystalline structure forms directly from a primary particle, and when a disordered structure develops first that subsequently reforms into a crystal.
The UK has signed up to a cyber crime initiative to offer a more secure and resilient digital environment. It comes at a time when “zero-day” vulnerability is receiving publicity from MIT Technology Review.
Encryption technologists SSL Post have launched PostCloud, a user-friendly, cost effective method to send, track or revoke secure email and ensuring that sensitive information is safe during transit over the intenet and only opened by the intended recipient
CISCO research reveals that mainstream threats are magnified by the world's NextGen workers' online Two global studies provide a vivid picture of rising security challenges that face businesses, as IT departments and individuals as employees become more mobile in blending work and personal lifestyles.
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