Hot Topics: Businesses liking new technology, The Deep Dark Web & OVF announcement

Businesses liking new technology A survey conducted by the tech support services provider iYogi found that one-third of businesses are considering switching to Windows 8. iYogi also learned that 38 percent of the respondents currently using iP*ds (Shhhh!) for business are exploring Windows 8 tablet options. Hoorah! This blog is happy. The launch of Windows…


Hot Topics in Security: Security Games, New Technology are Risking & More Windows 8

Playing Games with Security (+0.5) How can we make security more engaging and fun? Make a game of it! The brilliant blog at Security Affairs has announced that that will play a quick catch-up quiz to analyse the main issues that have characterised the past seven days. Sounds fun? Get on and play away. It appeared…


Hot Topics in Security: BYOD, Human weak link & BYOD again

#ENISA #BYOD risk report published today (-1) Workplace IT? You got to love it! Last week ENISA published a detailed report covering the risks associated with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend to see opportunities and risks about applying the practice. Using own computers, phones, social networks and smart devices is the way to…


Hot Topics in Security: Hague Warns us about Cybercrime, Free Security Tools for All and Mobile Devices Under Attack…Again

What a Hague! (0) Drop everything. Literally everything. A foreign secretary is sticking his oar in and warning us about cybercrime. Is it a foreign crime? Things just got serious. He told delegates that cybercrime was “one of the greatest global and strategic challenges of our time”. This just after playful MPs accessed his Facebook account…


Hot Topics in the Security Community – User convenience vs security, Wagamama security fiasco and child-proofing

  User convenience vs security Much conversation and RTs about user convenience should not related to security. Security should be main priority. (+0.5) The ultimate battle. One where both sides will always try to win. One of the most basic conundrums in computer security is the constant trade-off between securityand usability. Let’s be honest: if…