Tom Chapman likes to quote the ancient Chinese general and military philosopher Sun Tzu when he's talking about cyber-security. "If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles," Chapman quotes from Chapter 3 of "The Art of War."
What’s the best way to protect your proprietary business secrets or financial data? One common recommendation is to implement two-factor authentication. As you undoubtedly know, two-factor authentication limits the usefulness of any credentials that attackers may have acquired or created, restricting their ability to move laterally within the organization or access your VPN to log back in remotely and attempt to gain ever more powerful credentials.
IBM researchers uncovered an attack that could allow a hacker to impersonate someone by abusing the social login mechanism.
Microsoft today announced it will release seven security updates on Tuesday, three of them critical, to patch Internet Explorer (IE), Windows, various pieces of the Office suite, and the SharePoint and Exchange server software.
The Exchange update was originally intended to ship last month, but Microsoft pulled it at the last minute because of a problem with the installer package for Exchange Server 2013.
You can own a piece of Bletchley Park history thanks to Christie's online auction of two Enigma machines and other rarely seen ciphers.
One of the cipher machines up for auction is the 1941 M4 Enigma, which was one of the first 4-Rotor M4 Enigmas to be manufactured by the Germans for use by their Navy. This original Enigma machine is in working condition and has a very unusual feature that includes the appearance of numbers on the top and bottom rows of keys.