Data Security


2FA Immune Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise

2FA Immune Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise

2FA is more secure than single-factor methods only requiring a password, but it's not an impenetrable method.

How to Troubleshoot a DNS Leak

How to Troubleshoot a DNS Leak

DNS leaks can be a surprisingly common issue and are often only noticed when actively looked for.

Insider Threats: How to Stop the Most Common and Damaging Security Risk You Face

Insider Threats: How to Stop the Most Common and Damaging Security Risk You Face

Since each insider threat is very different, preventing them is challenging.

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

What does the future hold for audit and compliance?

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Despite their new image as a failed cybersecurity company, Equifax is warning Canadians to do more to protect their data.

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

A survey found that security professionals are making the move to biometrics, but that they could be doing more to protect data.

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Michiganders may have had their information compromised by a data breach of several major health care systems.

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

“I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and their messages and content won't stick around forever. This is the future I hope we will help bring about,” Zuckerberg wrote.



Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon takes its Data Breach Investigations Report and refocuses on Insider Threat reports.

Facebook Accused of Misusing the Phone Numbers

Facebook Accused of Misusing Phone Numbers

Facebook users have found that a phone number they added to their account for the sole purpose of two-factor authentication can be used to look up their account by advertisers and strangers.

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

“We found that you could break out of the kiosk and interact with the underlying Windows operating systems, and from there do things like drop malware or open up the database,” said Daniel Crowder, research director at the IBM X-Force Red security unit.

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

What can you do to protect your personal data in 2019?

TikTok Hit with Record Setting Fine for Collecting Data of Children

TikTok Hit with Record Setting Fine for Collecting Data of Children

TikTok, a popular video-sharing app, has agreed to pay $5.7 million to settle allegations that it collected data on children.

Secure Storage in the Age of Edge Computing and the Cloud

Secure Storage in the Age of Edge Computing and the Cloud

Back when IT was dominated by on-premises data centers, storage options were fairly straightforward and securing storage resources was relatively simple compared with today’s far more complex storage landscape.

Looking Beyond the Hype

Looking Beyond the Hype

The past few years have seen significant advancements in computing power. With this, machines seem to have a greater ability to learn about us and participate in our lives.

Are You Throwing Money Away

Are You Throwing Money Away

Millions of video surveillance cameras around the world are losing money.

The Year of the Cloud

People are always trying to predict industry trends, but virtually all of the predicted trends I have read lately are just a subset of the benefits offered by cloud managed video.

Security Flaws Already Found in 5G Technology

Security Flaws Already Found in 5G Technology

5G is the talk of the town, but is it free of security risks?

Military File-Sharing Site Brought Back Online Following Security Concerns

Military File-Sharing Site Brought Back Online Following Security Concerns

The Defense Department website used to transfer large files containing sensitive unclassified information was brought back online earlier this month after being taken down due to security concerns last year.

New Report Shows 550 Percent Increase in Consumer Security Risks Connected to Apps

New Report Shows 550 Percent Increase in Consumer Security Risks Connected to Apps

McAfee's Mobile Threat Report found that reporting backdoors, malicious cryptomining, fake apps and banking Trojans all increased substantially in 2018.

Featured

  • Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Government Security Awards. The Govies honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. For this year’s awards program, participants can choose from 38 different categories to enter their product(s) into. Read Now

  • Back to the Basics

    Back to the Basics

    Security is a continuous evolution of practices and procedures. The developments in technology and advancements in threats make security difficult at times. Although security from one location may look different from another location, there is a common goal applied to security measures. The common goal is protection. Read Now

  • The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    As security technology has become more widely used, the interest in new capabilities and increased security measures has increased. As we head into 2023, these three trends will shape the security landscape. Read Now

  • TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers in Washington detected 164 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage in 2022, with the majority of the firearms discovered at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s (SEA) security checkpoints. Read Now

New Products

  • VideoEdge 2U High Capacity Network Video Recorder

    VideoEdge 2U High Capacity Network Video Recorder

    Johnson Controls announces a powerful recording solution to meet demanding requirements with its VideoEdge 2U High Capacity Network Video Recorder. This solution combines the powerful capabilities of victor with the intelligence of VideoEdge NVRs, fueled by Tyco Artificial Intelligence, for video management that provides actionable insights to save time, money and lives. 3

  • BriefCam v6.0

    BriefCam v6.0

    BriefCam has released BriefCam v6.0, which introduces the new deployment option of a multi-site architecture. This enables businesses with multiple, distributed locations to view aggregate data from all remote sites to uncover trends across locations, optimize operations and boost real-time alerting and response – all while continuing to reap the benefits of BriefCam's powerful analytics platform for making video searchable, actionable and quantifiable. 3

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3