3 recommendations that can make your applications safer

Are you working on a new application? If so, consider these three recommendations that highlight the importance of thinking about information security.

Business security: Is simpler better?

Staying safe and protected online as an enterprise is growing in importance and recognition. We look at whether business security needs to be simpler?

Are healthcare organizations ready to get serious about security … now?

ESET security researcher Lysa Myers looks at a few of the questions she has been hearing more often about the recent surfeit of insurer breaches.

The best social networks for younger children

If you’re looking to introduce your child to social networks and want peace of mind, look no further. Here are some of the most popular and secure sites.

Six steps that can make your cyber workspace a safer place

Your work is important to you, your employer and cybercriminals as well. That is a good reason to stop and think before you connect.

Virus Bulletin small talk: Diversity in tech

Ahead of next week’s Virus Bulletin conference, ESET’s Lysa Myers offers a teaser of what to expect of her “small talk” with colleague Stephen Cobb.

Why parents must teach their children about internet security

Children as young as five are surfing the web on a daily basis, but are parents doing enough to educate them on the dangers of the online world? We investigate.

Top tips on safe online banking from the comfort of your home

Online banking from the comfort of your own home makes life much easier, but you may still be at risk of cybercrime. We look at how to stay safe.

Make password into a story and more parental hacks

It’s important to ensure your child’s data and devices are secure at school and at home. Check out our to back to school digital security guide.

How to nurture your child’s security genius

Is your child a security genius? If you think so, here’s what you can do to harness that potential for a career that is exciting and financially lucrative.

5 child geniuses destined for a career in cybersecurity

There is a huge shortage of skilled professionals in cybersecurity. We take a look at five young geniuses who may be the future of the industry.

White House unveils NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

The U.S. government has released the NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, a set of voluntary standards designed to help companies in industries critical to the nation to defend against cyber threats. ESET experts comment.

Cyber-warriors, your country needs you: Governments hit by “shortage” of experts

Governments around the world are recruiting “cyber warriors” to fight against the growing threat of both cybercrime and state-sponsored attacks – but there aren’t enough experts to go round.

New British Cyber defense force will protect industry – and “if needed, strike in cyberspace”

A new cyber defense force is being set up in the UK to protect critical private and government computer networks from attack – “if necessary, to strike in cyberspace,” Britain’s Defense Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

Lost in space? NASA “fell short” on cloud security, report finds

NASA is no stranger to peering into nebulae in space – but the space agency found itself perplexed by the more Earthbound puzzle of cloud computing security, according to a report by the Office of the Inspector General.

Obama uses TV interview to raise cyber awareness

President Obama has used a TV interview to further raise public awareness of the growing cyber security threat against the United States.

UK’s new Cyber Security Champion announced

The winner of the 2103 UK Cyber Security Challenge, launched two years ago as part of a government and industry backed initiative to encourage people to choose a career in information security, has been announced.

Securing Your Holiday Tech Gifts, Part 1: Windows PC Guide

[UPDATE #1:  (21 Dec 2012, 5:30PM) ESET Researcher Cameron Camp has just published the second part of this series on securing your Android device.  Read it here on the ESET Threat Blog at Securing Your Holiday Tech Gifts, Part 2: Android Guide.  AG] December is upon us, and whether you have a Christmas tree, menorah,

Study finds 90 percent have no recent cybersecurity training

A new study finds that only 1 in 10 consumers have had any classes or training about protecting their computer and/or their personal information during the last 12 months. Indeed, a shocking 68 percent say they have never had any such training, ever. These and other findings, first revealed by ESET at the Virus Bulletin

Apache/PHP web access holes – are your .htaccess controls really safe

If your organization’s website runs on Apache, and many do, you might wonder if the webserver’s .htaccess controls are securely configured. If you believe the demo we saw yesterday at Blackhat by Matias Katz and Maximiliano Soler, the answer is a resounding ‘NO!’ What Katz and Soler described in their session is not some rare

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