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Fitbit-style USB tracker proposed to improve cyber diligence

Researchers are working on a prototype of a USB dongle that flashes, beeps and vibrates when security action is required Technology used in fitness trackers could hold the key to reducing cyber attacks, researchers say. The team, from the University of Bath and Goldsmiths, University of London, are investigating a device that plugs into a… Read More


Before you pay your ransomware read this
Speaking to Techerati, Naaman Hart, cloud services architect at cybersecurity company Digital Guardian, explores the pressures to pay ransoms and the rise of the trustworthy attacker Ransomware is such a popular means of attack that its almost becoming infeasible to report on every single breach. According to recent figures, ransomware accounts for nearly 24 percent... Read More

Comprehensive guide to preparing staff for a disaster recovery
Tom Kiblin, VP of strategic solutions at ServerCentral Turing Group, shares his top tips for getting  staff prepared for a disaster We all know that testing a disaster recovery (DR) plan is important. It’s the equivalent of testing your smoke detector twice a year – we know we should, but many of us (like, 23 percent... Read More

Microsoft unveils open source tool to safeguard Elections

ElectionGuard will use homomorphic encryption to make elections and voting more secure At its annual Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft unveiled software designed to make electronic voting machines more secure. The firm also announced a new version of its Microsoft 365 software aimed at political parties and campaigns, offering “high-end security” that will be… Read More


Security labels for IoT devices proposed

Under Government proposals, IoT devices could be required to carry a label proving they are secure Small connected devices could be made to carry labels telling people how secure they are from cyber attacks, under plans announced by the Government. The labels would be initially introduced on a voluntary basis to help consumers identify which… Read More



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