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Hacking is legal again finally (sometimes)

Go ahead and hack your car, that’s fine now. Go ahead and hack the Department of Defense, that’s okay too under new policies. It wasn’t always this way.

Historic Black Friday online safety advice

If you are getting ready to hunt for online deals this Black Friday, here are a few tips that will help you keep attackers away from your hard earned money.

10 gadgets every white hat hacker needs in their toolkit

Here’s a list of the 10 tools every white hat hacker needs in their toolkit, says ESET’s Lucas Paus.

International Internet Day: A great network targeted by cybercriminals

As the world celebrates International Internet Day, we take a look at how cybercriminal activity has evolved online.

Webcam security: Understanding this modern day threat

Who would have thought that webcams could be exploited? Well, they can, and so serious is the issue, that it has the likes of Mark Zuckerberg covering them with up with tape.

Information security: A career at the forefront of an exciting industry

Demand for information security specialists is growing, and there are many routes to qualification. Do you have the skills to transform cybersecurity?

How do you work out a country’s level of cybersecurity?

The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) measures a nation’s commitment to cybersecurity and encourages countries to take the issue more seriously.

Business security: Securing your data weak points

One of the biggest problems to overcome for business security is trying to work out what areas you need to secure, explains ESET’s Mark James.

Why you should hire good, skilled cybersecurity professionals

Infosec is a technical discipline, but it also requires good, skilled cybersecurity professionals. We take a look at the bigger picture.

The 10 Security Commandments for every SysAdmin

Celebrating the 17th annual SysAdmin Day, we recognize their dedication and workplace contributions and want to show appreciation for their talent.

5 highlights from the ‘Information Security Olympic Games’

In the spirit of this year’s Olympics, which is being held in Rio de Janeiro, we thought we’d host our own little information security Olympic Games.

APAC cybersecurity: Plenty of room for improvements

When it comes to APAC cybersecurity, there is room for improvement. In this feature we take a look at key trends across this region.

Analyzing Mr. Robot: S02E01

One of the surprises of last year for everyone working in IT security was, without a doubt, the hit TV show Mr. Robot, explains ESET’s Josep Albors.

Were you planning on downloading the Pokémon GO APK? Beware fake versions!

Since 2015, thousands of aspiring Pokémon trainers have been waiting for the release of Pokémon GO, which has just launched. Watch out for fakes.

Hi, I’m the enemy: Different perspectives on a pentest

WeLiveSecurity begins a new series of articles showing the different angles that can be taken when tackling a pentest.

Stay cyber safe on the road: 10 tips for this summer season

If you are traveling this summer and taking your gadgets with you, this guide will ensure that you keep cyber safe when on the road.

Critical infrastructure: It’s time to make security a priority

The importance of ensuring information security on critical infrastructure has been recognized for years, yet there are still cases that illustrate the need for improvement.

Will we ever fix ‘broken’ USB stick security?

As a recent study finds that half of people plug in USB sticks found at their work’s car parking lot, we ask if the USB security threat will ever go away.

Expect the unexpected: The importance of audit logging

ESET’s Lysa Myers discusses audit logging and how it can help you track and identify security violations, performance problems, and flaws in applications.

After authentication comes authorization and access control

In our first post in this series, we talked about authentication. The focus shifts to authorization and access control, says ESET’s Lysa Myers.

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