Picture it: The classic Peter Steiner cartoon featuring a dog sitting at a computer terminal with the caption, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” It’s so apt, and yet it embodies why the effort to advance online identity has been so fruitless… we’ve been doggedly focused on the user.
The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report was officially released on Friday. It has more international contributors and more data than ever. It reports on the analysis of more than 47,000 different security incidents, including 621 confirmed data breaches. The fine team at Securosis had advance access to the report and came up with a great overview of practical advice in their “How to use the Verizon DBIR” series that they started back in 2011.
The ‘SC Magazine Awards 2013 Europe’ winners were announced at the London Hilton Tuesday night at a black tie ceremony that was abuzz with professionals representing top products and services – and vying for coveted top honors.
Among those recognized was Wave’s Scrambls for Files, winning the “Best Content Security” category, beating out a competitive shortlist of finalists that included McAfee, Accellion, Trust Wave, Cyber-Ark and Websense.
Since announcing the development of a comprehensive management solution for Windows 8 tablets in February, Wave has had a single focus – releasing this much sought-after solution to customers. Now, marking a major milestone, Wave is announcing the general availability of the newly minted Wave Mobility Pro – Tablet Edition today.
In an RSA session titled, “Everything We’re Doing with Passwords is Wrong,” Hoyt Kesterson, Senior Security Architect for Terra Verde Services, stressed just how susceptible passwords are – and what he thinks should be done about it.
Kesterson emphasized the need to make passwords more complicated.