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  • Is your smartphone spying on you?

    If you're paranoid that your phone is spying on you, don't watch Person of Interest, which highlights the many ways to hack, track, listen in on and use smartphones to monitor people, says Mike Elgan.

  • Cybercrime is 'much bigger than al Qaeda' in the US

    Security experts confirm concern outlined by DHS Secretary in recent speech

  • Bring your own device - Effective policies and practice in a BYOD environment

    Bring your own device (BYOD) is now ubiquitous among enterprises. For IT leaders this has meant developing and maintaining effective policies and practices to keep the organisation secure and efficient, while managing a proliferation of devices.

  • Five focus areas to keep Avaya in the race

    New Avaya data networking chief Marc Randall has five focus areas in his sights to help the company sell its Ethernet switches, gain market share... and perhaps stave off irrelevancy.

  • A simple guide to Deep Packet Inspection

    Most of us don't visit websites suspected of illegally distributing copyrighted material, so blocking us from accessing them seems harmless. But should your ISP ever be legally obligated to prevent you from accessing restricted websites, it will have to find a way to monitor your online activity, and that could cause your privacy to be compromised if your ISP employs deep packet inspection tools to keep tabs on you.

  • Why law enforcement can't stop hackers

    On July 19, 2011, FBI agents in nine states rounded up 14 men and two women ranging in age from 21 to 36 for their alleged involvement with the international hacking group Anonymous. Fourteen of these individuals were arrested for allegedly plotting and executing a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in December 2010 that took down the PayPal website.

  • Shady RAT shows security vendors have their priorities wrong

    Security vendors seem more focused on fighting each other than protecting their customers.

  • The perils of keeping a mobile workforce connected abroad

    It's been a rough time of late for global business travellers who need to stay in touch.

  • Why we shouldn't worry about switching to IPv6 yet

    A lot of coverage of IPv6 over the past few years gives the impression that you need to switch to IPv6 soon. That's not necessarily the case, though, especially for a consumer or a small business.

  • The 5 coolest things to come out of CES

    Anyone who's attended tech conventions over the past five years has heard plenty about 4G wireless networks, but this year the hype has become a reality.

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