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Researchers cite risks in swipe-free credit cards

Researchers cite risks in swipe-free credit cards

Swipe-free credit cards are gaining in popularity, but there are significant information security risks associated with the cards' radio frequency identifier (RFID) technology, a group of Massachusetts researchers have determined in findings released this week.
Oct 26 2006 11:17PM
SanDisk risks legal rap over MP3 format

SanDisk risks legal rap over MP3 format

Patent company claims infringement.
Sep 6 2006 11:59AM
Companies ignorant of the risks posed by insecure CCTV systems

Companies ignorant of the risks posed by insecure CCTV systems

If you have an IP networked CCTV System on your corporate network, you may have inadvertently enabled vulnerabilities that weren't there previously!
Mar 24 2006 11:08AM
Risks and rewards of a wireless LAN

Risks and rewards of a wireless LAN

Wireless local area network (WLAN) technology was deployed at Mount Allison University to enhance on-the-go productivity of our students, faculty, staff and administrators. Whether it’s conducting research, exchanging ideas or gaining access to useful operational information, campus users can now perform such functions in real-time without breaking stride from their daily routines.
Mar 6 2006 6:54PM
Enterprises ignorant of outsourcing security risks

Enterprises ignorant of outsourcing security risks

Organizations that outsource their IT systems are increasing their vulnerability to security breaches, causing possible long-term damage to their businesses, insurers have warned.
Jan 27 2006 11:19AM
Christmas MP3 players pose serious corporate security risks

Christmas MP3 players pose serious corporate security risks

Companies need to take steps to protect themselves from “very serious security threats” which will be posed by MP3 players received as Christmas presents being brought into workplaces next year, security experts warned.
Dec 7 2005 9:09AM
Kids more likely to take online risks at home rather than at school

Kids more likely to take online risks at home rather than at school

While home computer use for fun, games and emailing friends is common among children, it also offers kids more opportunity to engage in risky internet activities, recent research has warned.
Nov 7 2005 12:30PM
Too many passwords create frustration, security risks

Too many passwords create frustration, security risks

Nearly a quarter of employees have to remember 15 or more passwords, according to a new survey.
Sep 29 2005 3:56PM
Users likely to take more online risks at work than home

Users likely to take more online risks at work than home

Corporate users are more apt to click on suspicious links or visit suspicious web sites at work than home, according to a survey conducted by anti-virus supplier Trend Micro.
Sep 13 2005 7:44PM
FDIC warns banks of spyware risks

FDIC warns banks of spyware risks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has issued guidance to financial institutions about the risks associated with spyware and ways they can protect themselves.
Jul 25 2005 7:37PM
Storage islands in a sea of risks

Storage islands in a sea of risks

More efficient networks have opened up your data to a host of new dangers. Scott Gordon outlines how best to protect it.
Jan 6 2005 2:46PM
The financial risks of uncontrolled user access

The financial risks of uncontrolled user access

Dangers are posed by ineffective provisioning of user access rights. A secure enterprise provisioning system can address specific risk areas highlighted by the FSA’s Financial Crime Sector Report.
Dec 8 2004 1:13PM
Sloppy laptop security leaves European firms open to legal and commercial risks

Sloppy laptop security leaves European firms open to legal and commercial risks

Sloppy mobile device security is leaving European businesses and their employees open to legal, commercial and financial damage, newly published research has claimed.
Nov 2 2004 10:59AM
The risks of outsourcing

The risks of outsourcing

What if you learned that your closest competitor had an indirect network connection to your company? Would you be worried? If you outsource any aspect of your company's functions, and that outsourcing vendor has your competitor as a customer, an indirect link may exist.
Sep 29 2004 11:18AM
Managing Your Security Risks: Ten Questions to Ask Before the Next Product Demo

Managing Your Security Risks: Ten Questions to Ask Before the Next Product Demo

The year is still relatively young, which usually means that at some point, we all sit down either alone or with a group of trusted friends and colleagues, and make up lists of issues we intend to resolve over the course of the next 12 months.
Jan 19 2004 10:18AM
Coping with security risks from all angles

Coping with security risks from all angles

Because of our increased reliance on IT, the effects of downtime, security breaches or deliberate attacks on a company’s IT system can cause serious, sometimes irreparable, damage.
Jan 12 2004 9:58AM

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