Running Safe – Beijing Olympic Games

IT security and control firm Sophos is warning the tens of thousands of athletes, coaches, journalists and tourists travelling to Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games to be on their guard against cyber-criminals when using their notebooks, PDAs and smartphones. Read the rest of this entry »

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Network and Data Security – Inside and Out

“Confessions of a Wi-Fi Thief” is a perfect example of what happens to a home network if left unsecured. Besides the annoyance of someone possibly using up your bandwidth, the fact that your personal files and electronic data is basically being ‘broadcast’ is a shocker. Grossman’s article reminds us that the chains we put around our networks are only as strong as their weakest links-often our end-user’s home offices. Read the rest of this entry »