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Privacy is important, and we should fight for it. I’ve said that many times. But when Windows 10 launched, I welcomed Cortana despite some concerns from privacy activists. It sounds hypocritical, but it’s an easy disconnect to resolve, once you understand how privacy works as currency. Here’s how I continue to advocate for a safer, privacy-focused Internet and still use these awesome free tools.
Every day it seems like there’s a new breach, a password to reset, or vulnerability. The trouble with a lot of security news is that while a lot of it is important, there are also garbage stories that are big on scares and lacking in information. Let’s break down what’s worth paying attention to, and what you can ignore when you see it.
Kali Linux is an incredibly powerful tool for testing network vulnerabilities and today it’s getting a lot easier to use with a new new interface, automatic updates, and more.
After our report on crytoviruses, readers expressed frustration over how despite their best efforts to secure IT within their organisation, there is always that one chump who clicks on a special offer email on the computer they use for work and compromise the corporate network. Well now there’s one more threat to worry about: Windows 10 upgrade ransomware emails.
If your company’s IT security rests solely on the IT manager, Cisco wants this to change. As part of its recommendations to the Federal Government for the 2015 Cyber Security Review, the networking vendor wants to see CEO level accountability for the “integrity, confidentiality and assured availability of data, systems and services” within businesses.
During last week’s RSA Conference in Singapore, a panel hosted by RSA Conference Chair Dr Hugh Thompson with Tobias Feakin, the director of the International Cyber Policy Centre, RSA’s CTO Zuli Ramzan and Paul O’Rourke, the Asia-Pacific Cyber Security Leader at Ernst & Young discussed a number of interesting issues pertaining to the “Asian Opportunity for Security”.