Tag: Security

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‘Mysterious Intel update is not for security’

‘Mysterious Intel update is not for security’

A mysterious "microcode patch" for Intel processors released late last week does not concern a security update. Unknown is what the update does, writes The Register based on information it received from the chip manufacturer. Last Friday, Intel released a microcode patch on GitHub for nearly eve... Read more

date11 months ago
Confidential computing creates enclaves of privacy and security

Confidential computing creates enclaves of privacy and security

Confidential computing is essentially a type of technology that aims to improve data privacy and security. The hardware-based technology works by using encrypted computation on sensitive data, and then isolating that data from host resources. Data, therefore, remains separate from applications and ... Read more

date12 months ago
This is how to keep mobile devices safe in the workplace

This is how to keep mobile devices safe in the workplace

Keeping your mobile devices safe in the workspace is very important, but many organisations don't have enough focus on mobile security. Apple recently released patches for the iOS and the Safari web browser, they patched vulnerabilities that gave cybercriminals full access to your device. Android i... Read more

date12 months ago
Kubernetes 1.27 arrives with ‘Chill Vibes’

Kubernetes 1.27 arrives with ‘Chill Vibes’

The developers behind Kubernetes have released an update. Version 1.27 comes with several security improvements. The image registry can now reside in a system closer to the user's datacenter, regardless of the cloud provider. In addition, containers within the Kubernetes system now default to se... Read more

date12 months ago
Fortinet introduces FortiGate 7081F firewall appliance

Fortinet introduces FortiGate 7081F firewall appliance

Fortinet introduces the FortiGate 7081F Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW). The firewall promises data centers greater threat protection, improved performance and energy efficiency. The new firewall is a hybrid mesh firewall, which is an integrated security platform that provides protection for ent... Read more

date1 year ago
Microsoft Defender identifies Google and Zoom as malicious

Microsoft Defender identifies Google and Zoom as malicious

The Windows native security app had "gone rogue" and was misidentifying legitimate URLs as malicious. This week Microsoft confirmed that its Defender security platform, which is delivered as a part of its Windows operating system, was mistakenly tagging legitimate websites. On Wednesday, Micr... Read more

date1 year ago
802.11 WiFi protocol has a fundamental design flaw in security

802.11 WiFi protocol has a fundamental design flaw in security

The well-known IEE 802.11 WiFi protocol has a fundamental design flaw in its security, according to researchers at Northeastern University in Boston and KU Leuven. The flaw allows access points to leak so-called "network frames" in plaintext. Cisco has since acknowledged this risk as the first prov... Read more

date1 year ago
What are Passkeys? Removing the human element from authentication

What are Passkeys? Removing the human element from authentication

For the longest time, the technology industry has been developing a future with password-free (passwordless) authentication. That future is now, with passkeys. But what are passkeys? The FIDO Alliance was established with the goal of lessening the dependence on passwords almost ten years ago. An... Read more

date1 year ago
1Password says goodbye to passwords and hello to passkeys

1Password says goodbye to passwords and hello to passkeys

The move is in response to a spike in credential-based attacks. This summer, users of the popular 1Password password manager will no longer need to remember the master password that service requires today. The company already promised to go this route, but has now also given a timeline. The T... Read more

date1 year ago
SmartBear sweetens API usage honeypot

SmartBear sweetens API usage honeypot

Developers use APIs. Actually, that’s not exactly true. Plain old users (i.e. human beings) use Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) every day to extract the functionality they need from the apps and data streams they depend upon on their smartphones, tablets and laptop/desktops when they... Read more

date1 year ago
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