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Amazon Echo Hacked - What are the Implications for Smart Home Devices

(20/Sept/2018) Smart Speakers, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home, are part of and necessary to the on-going march toward an all-enveloping digital life. However, like with most new technologies, the security and privacy concerns are only begenning to be appreciated. Read more...

Protect Vital Data End-to-End With Interior Encryption

(19/August/2018) Most systems have the same design flaw as the one that Twitter to expose the plaintext passwords of 330 million users. HTTPS (SSL/TLS) secures only a very small porition of the exchange of vital data. Learn how to secure the rest. Read more...

New Pseudonymisation Data Security and Privacy Requirements Apply Globally

(1/July/2018) Recent data security and privacy obligations from the EU apply to companies in the US and indeed worldwide. One of these obligations that is causing much confusion on both understanding and implementation is the requirement for pseudonymisation. Read more...

Apple versus Criminals AND Law Enforcement

(14/June/2018) Apple is addressing an iPhone vulnerability used by Law Enforcement to unlock and unencrypt iPhones, and the producer of the device that relies on that vulnerability claims they have already found a workaround. Read more...

HTTP Public Key Pinning is Effectively Dead

(3/June/2018) HTTP Public Key Pinning is a controversial security standard created and championed by Google and now abandoned by them, and Firefox and Opera are likely not far behind. It was meant to mitigate one attack method, but created an even more dangerous one in the process. Read more...

Web Site End User Security Techniques

(3/May/2018) Most Web sites are shockingly insecure for their users because they are vulnerable to various malicious attacks such as clickjacking, framing, hi-jacking and various cross-site scripting attacks. There are relatively straightforward methods to dissuade all but the most sophisticated attacker. Read more...

Facebook and the Trust Based Internet

(8/April/2018) The currencies of Internet commerce are trust and utility. When you fully grasp this, you understand the true depth of the crisis gripping Facebook, and by extension every online venture. Read more...

Engagement and Use Decline in Facebook

(19/April/2018) Time spent on Facebook has been in decline since well before the data privacy crisis began. This has implications for developers, publishers and advertisers. This article analyses this impacts of the Facebook changes announced 11th January 2018. Read more...