HyperText Transfer Protocol

A worrying number of Australian companies don't comply with privacy laws or have secure websites - SmartCompany

Australian businesses are struggling with contemporary privacy and data protection laws. Many still don’t appreciate (or are choosing to ignore) how …

Privacy

Samsung and SK Telecom Successfully Showcased 5G Next-Generation Core Compliant with 3GPP Release-15

<b>News</b><p>Completion of 5G NC brings companies one step closer to 5G commercialization<p><b>Seoul, Korea - July 3, 2018</b> - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Samsung) …

Telecoms

Samsung and SK Telecom Showcase their Progress on the Journey to 5G

Companies are one step closer to 5G commercialization. In June 2018, Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom successfully demonstrated their …

Samsung

Google Chrome is killing the URL security tag that highlights secure sites

Google Chrome is going to remove the security indicator that highlights websites that are secure.This is part of Chrome’s move towards a more secure …

Google Chrome outlines steps to push universal HTTPS standard

Google Chrome remains at the top of the world’s most-used browsers, so any changes the Chrome team makes will affect the vast majority of internet …

Information Security

Google’s .app domains: Everything you need to know

Google wants to help app developers, both Android and iOS, market their apps. To assist with this, the company has this week launched the .app domain, an all-new top-level domain (TLD) aimed at app creators.<p>Google acquired exclusive rights to .app domains in an auction in 2015 for $25m, but it only …

Apps

HTTP to HTTPS: A Visual Guide, Keeping SEO in Mind [Infographic]

Did you know that Google ranks and prefers sites with HTTPS over their others with simple HTTP?<p>HTTPS adds an extra level of security to your website, …

Infographics

Amston, CT firm warns of July deadline. Google is going to make it harder to leave your website on a non-secure server. Solution offered.

From phishing to countless other online scams there is an ever increasing need for improving Internet security.<p>Google has put off the deadline …

How to Stay Safe While Connected to Public Wi-Fi

Avoid becoming a victim of hacking while business traveling by using these strategies.<p>With recent events regarding Facebook and your online privacy, keeping yourself safe is a major issue. I recently had a friend who believes her information was hacked while using public Wi-Fi at an airport. While …

Money

Unencrypted data being transmitted over HTTP increases the risk of hacking says Kaspersky Labs

As the Facebook data scandal refuses to die down, researchers at Russia-based <b>Kaspersky Labs</b> have revealed that unencrypted user data transmitted over …

Cybersecurity

Palike's property tax site insecure, citizens hassled by glitches

Tax payers are having a tough time remitting the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) property tax as the Palike's website lacks security for …

Business (India)

Congress removes its app from Google Play Store after BJP accuses it of sharing user data

A French cyber expert alleged that the data shared on the Congress’ official application is vulnerable to breaches. The app’s server is in …

India News

Facebook bumps up links to HTTPS to boost online security

The platform's link security infrastructure now includes HSTS preloading.<p><i>Video: Fearing scams, Facebook bans cryptocurrency ads</i><p>Amid concerns over …

Information Security

6 cybersecurity myths that need to disappear

Click here for more<p>With malware a constant threat across the internet – it's projected to cost the world six trillion dollars annually by 2021, …

Information Systems

Google Set to Name and Shame Sites Lacking HTTPS

Google Set to Name and Shame Sites Lacking HTTPS Chrome Browser Will Flag Sites Lacking Security Communication Protocol Mathew J. Schwartz …

Information Security

Google Will Soon Start Shaming All Sites That Don’t Use HTTPS as 'Not Secure'

HTTPS, or the secure version of the ubiquitous Hyper Text Transfer Protocol, can’t solve every problem when it comes to online security. As far as …

IT security

4 Ways To Hide Your Online Conversations And Transactions

It’s a misconception that the only people who need to worry about online privacy are those breaking the law or with something to hide. Everyone needs …

Information Systems

HTTP codes as Valentine’s Day comics

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it is a time for romantic hopefuls to ask out the object of their affection, and await an answer. It could be …

Software Development

Tinder privacy vulnerable to hackers via Wi-Fi - white paper

Tinder<p>Johannesburg - An app security firm has found that popular dating app Tinder can be hacked, revealing who users liked and their photos in the …

Business (South Africa)

NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes

<b>NatWest bank has enhanced the security of its website, following a spat with security experts who spotted a vulnerability.</b><p>Several researchers had asked why some banks used encrypted HTTPS connections for online banking, but not on their main customer-facing websites.<p>When security expert Troy Hunt …

Business

The 11 biggest names in cryptocurrency right now

Cryptocurrency has arguably never been hotter than it is right now.<p>In November, the price of bitcoin topped $10,000 for the first time and is up …

Cyber Monday: A Comprehensive Guide For Online Shoppers

Want to grab best deals but don’t want to wait in line? Go online with Cyber Monday sale, shop for your favorite gadgets and electronics from the …

Cyber Monday

How to implement an industrial internet of things automation plan

<i>This article first appeared in the Autumn 2017 issue of The Record.</i><p>If your organisation has not yet developed a plan to adopt the industrial internet …

Internet of Things

How to Ready Your E-Commerce Website for the Holiday Season

The internet has made it fairly easy for holiday shoppers to wait until the last minute to buy gifts. But if you’re an “e-tailer” who depends on the …

eCommerce

Security Think Tank: Secure your web applications without prejudice

What are the main web security challenges for organisations and how are they best addressed?

Business Technology

Security Think Tank: Web opportunities must be met with appropriate security controls

What are the main web security challenges for organisations and how are they best addressed?

Information Security

Websockets and IoT: Why don’t the two go together?

After running around in the realtime tech world for a couple of months since I started working for deepstreamHub, I think a lot of people have many misconceptions about a lot of concepts within this world. deepstream.io is an open realtime server that let’s you build realtime functionality right …

Software Development

64 percent of Android devices protected with enhanced security on Chrome

Google's efforts to enhance security by extending "not secure" warning to websites not encrypted with "HTTPS in Chrome" has yielded the desired …

List-Worthy

Your Local Secure WPA2 Wi-Fi Network Has Been Hit With KRACK

If you’re wondering what the headline means, then in simple words, you need to know that all ways of accessing the internet via a secured WiFi router …

Wi-Fi

WDigest: Clear-Text Passwords in Memory

What is it?<p>WDigest.dll was introduced in the Windows XP operating system. The Digest Authentication protocol is designed for use with Hypertext …

Information Security