For a long time the consideration of IT security risks in many companies was dominated by the assumption that they themselves did not represent a worthwhile target for attackers and… [Continue Reading]
Author: Michael Liebi
What Makes a Great Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)
Cybersecurity has never before had such a high profile. The reasons for this are simple. Cyber security threats and successful attacks have exploded in the last few years. Since 2013,… [Continue Reading]
Secure Digitalisation: Luzerner Kantonalbank’s Crowdvoting Platform
Secure digitalisation in banking sector: Luzerner Kantonalbank has protected its crowdvoting platform with USP’s web application firewall Secure Entry Server®.
EU Data Protection Regulation and How It Affects Swiss Multinational Companies
Europe as a whole, in general terms at least, takes a strong stance on the privacy of individual’s data. In 1981, the 47 EU countries agreed to sign a treaty… [Continue Reading]
Future Trends and Standards in Authentication
Logging into an account has been a fundamental part of computing since the beginning. The first computer password, used at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, back in 1963, provided a… [Continue Reading]
To Err Is To Be Human: Why Cyber Attacks Need The Human Touch
Security awareness is not enough to prevent cyber security. We must use authentication technology, live insight into potential threats and understand the human behaviour.
Keeping The Channel Secure: Vendor Risk Management and Cyber Security
How can businesses keep the channel secure in an age of out of control cyber threats? Learn more about vendor risk management and cyber security.
Top 5 Cyber Security Risks For Companies
One of the best ways to understand any given concept is to classify it. Classification is used across many disciplines, from biology to data science. Being able to group ideas,… [Continue Reading]
The Mobile Hacker
By 2014 there were more mobile devices than people in the world. Looking at the GSMA device tracker today, shows a world filled with almost 8 billion devices, and nearly… [Continue Reading]
Banking and Phishing: The Perfect Storm
In late 2014 a major bank cyber heist was spotted. This has become known as the infamous ‘Carbanak’ attack and may have resulted in over $1 billion being stolen from… [Continue Reading]
Privacy Issues in Modern Internet Connected Lives
The last 20 years, the mass uptake of the Internet has significantly changed the way we communicate, work and play. It sometimes feels like our whole lives are digitized, we’ve… [Continue Reading]
Industry 4.0 and the Impact on Cybersecurity
The way in which technology has invaded our lives can sometimes feel overwhelming. We now carry our own small mobile computers in our pockets and bags with us everywhere –… [Continue Reading]
Is Malvertising The Cybercriminals Weapon of Choice?
The cybercriminal is a trickster. They like to find new and novel ways of infecting our computers, to stay one step ahead of the game at all times. The Internet… [Continue Reading]
Authentication: The New Perimeter
Security is something that all of us, from C-level down are now fully aware of. This is at least in part due to the onslaught of cyber attacks over the… [Continue Reading]
IoT and Security: What Kind Of Future Awaits for New Technologies
When the Internet arrived we entered a new era of cyber security. The threat landscape went from one where we could manage it within the walls of the enterprise, to… [Continue Reading]
Are Emerging Start-ups the New Target for Cybercriminals?
It’s pretty well established that the impact of cybercrime activity and the mitigation of this impact through security defense costs, has become a major business expense. In 2015, the cost… [Continue Reading]