It’s been all over the news and if you are reading this article, it’s likely that the news reached you already. Sony Pictures Entertainment has been hacked and the company had to suffer embarrassment as much of its information has been leaked, a lot of it dealing a serious blow to the company itself. While the news tickers are still flowing, very few people have a fully clear picture about what happened to the studio or whether this may affect them in any way. This particular data breach has led to such a panic that even the Department of Homeland Security had to report on the issue.Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About The Sony Hack”
Cloud computing may come with plenty of benefits, but it also comes with plenty of security and privacy concerns. These include potential data breaches from vulnerabilities, malicious insiders, BYOD and third-party apps and APIs. Risks also crop up from the lack of established industry standards among cloud providers as well as the lack of uniform regulations across the European continent.Continue reading “EU’s New Data Privacy Laws: What They Will Mean for the Cloud and You”
It seems as if though a new service is being breached every week. The iCloud hack leaked a ton of information that compromised the sanctity and privacy of celebrities. Only a little while later, Dropbox ended up being in the news for rumors and allegations surrounding a breach of its services that revealed 7 million account credentials, all of which were posted on Pastebin.
We are standing at a precipice in modern history where security is becoming more of an integral part of how the internet functions. Don’t believe us? Look at how many sites are using HTTPS now and compare that to how the situations was 15, even 20, years ago. Even if most people aren’t completely security-conscious, they’re trying. This is perhaps the first time in the internet’s short history that such a worldwide “awakening” has occurred. Despite all of this, though, security is a concept that’s still shrouded in mystery.
By Mayukh Gon
People in all walks of life will do things that will turn out to be a detriment to themselves. Once in awhile, it’s helpful to take a step back and look at what’s going on to prevent these things from happening. This is the advice we would give a single person to ensure that he doesn’t make a horrible, horrible mistake. But what do you say to a company with a hundred thousand people in its payroll?