Tag Archives: Security

Three-Quarters of Firms Admit Sub-Optimal IoT Security

Global businesses have become more risk aware as they deploy IoT projects, but over three-quarters (77%) admitted that these systems could be more secure, according to Inmarsat. The satellite communications company polled 450 individuals responsible for delivering IoT in their respective organizations around the world, to compile its report, Industrial IoT in the Time of COVID-19. The most commonly cited security challenges were ... Read More »

Google Slammed for Producing Titan Security Key in China

Google on Thursday began selling a new piece of hardware called the Titan security key, which is designed to add another layer of protection for online security. But the company has faced some criticism for producing the key in China through a partnership with manufacturer Feitian, according to a report from CNBC. The product is labeled as being “Produced in China,” meaning, like many consumer electronics, ... Read More »

Apple Sees Sharp Increase in US National Security Requests

HIGHLIGHTS National security related requests quadrupled for Apple in the first half Apple said it had received 13,250 – 13,499 national security requests Google said it had received between 0 and 499 National Security Letters Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the US government in the first half of this year versus a ... Read More »

Delhi University To Launch Course In Cyber Security ‘Shortly’

  Delhi University To Launch Course In Cyber Security ‘Shortly’ Having received necessary approvals from statutory bodies, the Delhi University (DU) is “shortly” going to launch a year-long course in cyber security, it said on Monday. Education | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: December 05, 2017 10:32 IST by Taboola Sponsored Links Sponsored Kid addicted to TV? Here is the ... Read More »

Logitech adds Google Assistant integration to Circle security cameras

Logitech has announced Google Assistant integration for its Circle 2 and original Circle series of security cameras. This will let you use your voice to tell your camera to stream its footage to your TV. For this to work, you first need to link your Circle account in the Google Assistant. Then you need either the Google Home or an ... Read More »

Apple Sees Sharp Increase in US National Security Requests

HIGHLIGHTS National security related requests quadrupled for Apple in the first half Apple said it had received 13,250 – 13,499 national security requests Google said it had received between 0 and 499 National Security Letters Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the US government in the first half of this year versus a ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Devices Start Receiving September Android Security Patch via OTA: Report

While Google normally follows a pattern when it comes to its security patches rollout, this time around there was a lot of confusion with the September update. Google claimed that many compatible devices already received the September security patch with the Android 8.0 Oreo update in late August, but many users reported that they were still stuck on August 5th security update ... Read More »

Home8 Video-Verified Security Alarm System review: A simplistic DIY kit with integrated video recording

One of the limitations of most DIY smart home security systems is kind of a biggie: Most of them don’t include video recording features. If the alarm goes off and you’re not home (or, worse, you’re in bed) do you automatically trust that the alarm is legitimate and call 911? Or do you verify the intrusion is real by seeing ... Read More »

Security update hitting Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge on Rogers

Canadian carrier Rogers has updated its OS Upgrade Schedule to reflect that the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units on its network are getting a new security update. Aside from the flagship duo, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 units are also receiving a security patch. The Galaxy S6 flagship duo will get the next security update starting ... Read More »

Task force tells Congress health IT security is in critical condition

A congressionally mandated healthcare industry task force has published the findings of its investigation into the state of health information systems security, and the diagnosis is dire. The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force report (PDF), published on June 1, warns that all aspects of health IT security are in critical condition and that action is needed both by government and the ... Read More »