Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report: Brush Your Teeth, Change Your Passwords, Update Your Software
Listening to the radio on the way to work recently, I heard that hackers had stolen some 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, affecting as many as 420,000 websites. When asked what listeners could do to protect themselves, the security expert speaking recommended changing passwords. He did not mention which ones. Indeed, the names of the […]
Practical Tips for Safekeeping your Mobile Devices
Now when I’m talking about safekeeping a mobile device, I’m not saying don’t use your Kindle by the pool or let your toddler play on the iPad while eating ice cream. These are dangerous things to be doing with a gadget, but today I want to focus more on the data within that device, rather […]
Ten Simple Ways to Enhance Cyber Security for You and Others
Hi there and welcome to today's U.S. National Cyber Security Awareness Month tip, courtesy of those of us involved in administering and/or contributing to Cisco Security Intelligence Operations!! For...
July, a Busy Month for Breaches
This month has been particularly prevalent for the loss of personal information. At the beginning of the month it was reported that Club Nintendo had been breached with the personal data of up to 4 million stolen by attackers . Subsequently, the forums of Ubuntu were hacked with the loss of 1.82 million usernames, passwords […]