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When quantum computers arrive, normal cybersecurity is futile

When quantum computers arrive, normal cybersecurity is futile

Written by on November 1, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

The drive to create the first quantum computer has been viewed as the new arms race. But that drive is underpinning another, more pressing race: quantum cybersecurity. Put simply, when quantum computers become reality, modern cybersecurity will be completely futile. According to a new report from ABI Research, quantum computing is still theoretical, but not […]

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Payment security reaches critical juncture: Federal Reserve

Payment security reaches critical juncture: Federal Reserve

Written by on October 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping-up its focus on payment security as the industry reaches a “critical juncture” driven by new technologies, Federal Reserve board governor Jerome Powell said on Wednesday. Speaking at a conference in New York, Powell said the U.S. central bank would early next year launch a study analyzing […]

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Researchers discover major security flaw in WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol

Researchers discover major security flaw in WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol

Written by on October 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Cyber security watchdogs and researchers are issuing warnings over risks associated with a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications after the discovery of a flaw that could allow hackers to read information thought to be encrypted, or infect websites with malware. An alert from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Computer Emergency […]

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Now we need to keep children safe from their own toys

Now we need to keep children safe from their own toys

Written by on October 10, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

We are living in an increasingly connected world where the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud technologies are moving into our homes and our lives. Now, even children’s toys are connected. Connected toys may come in the form of squeezable stuffed animals, dolls, or plastic dinosaurs, with built-in electronic components such as speakers, wireless receivers […]

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News highlights – 19 September 2017

News highlights – 19 September 2017

Written by on September 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 19 September 2017 Amazon working on smart glasses which sync with Alexa (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is working on its first wearable device – a pair of ‘smart glasses’, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. The device, designed like a regular pair of spectacles, will allow Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa to be […]

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Banks turn to insurance to protect against ‘operational risk’

Banks turn to insurance to protect against ‘operational risk’

Written by on August 31, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – Banks are increasingly turning to insurance to protect their capital from “operational risks” like cyber attacks and rogue traders, and insurers say they can help safeguard lenders by providing an extra layer of expertise. After a spate of expensive court cases and IT outages, banks including Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Lloyds […]

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China broadens cyber attacks on Vietnam targets: sources

China broadens cyber attacks on Vietnam targets: sources

Written by on August 31, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Cyber spies working for or on behalf of China’s government have broadened attacks against official and corporate targets in Vietnam at a time of raised tension over the South China Sea, cyber security company FireEye said. FireEye told Reuters the attacks happened in recent weeks and it had traced them back to suspected […]

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The balance between security and irritating your customers

The balance between security and irritating your customers

Written by on August 22, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

We spend a lot of time talking about cyber security, hacking and malware here at DisruptiveViews. So we should, it is one of ‘the’ issues of our age. Generally we do it from the ‘something must be done about it, where is everyone’ point of view. It is interesting to see the other side of […]

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Senior execs: try your company’s online experience – and weep

Senior execs: try your company’s online experience – and weep

Written by on July 20, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Every day brings another story about an online trader, financial institution, telco or individual being hacked or defrauded. Security breaches are becoming as common as sunrise and sunset, and almost as regular. At a time in history where going digital is deemed to be a survival tactic for businesses and people alike, it is more than […]

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Jio investigates data breach possibly involving 100 million customers

Jio investigates data breach possibly involving 100 million customers

Written by on July 10, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s Reliance Jio said on Monday it was investigating claims that personal data of over 100 million of its customers had leaked onto a website, in what may be the first ever large-scale data breach at an Indian telecom operator. Jio, India’s newest telecoms entrant, said that the data on the website, […]

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