21 posts categorized "August 2013"

Is B.Y.O.A (Bring Your Own App) the new B.Y.O.D?

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

App security cloud



Unfortunately we’re not talking about a Bring Your Own Appetizer party… B.Y.O.A stands for Bring Your Own App, and is the latest in the ‘bring your own’ trend, the most recent being B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device).


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Category: Internet Security Comments

PRISM Government surveillance vs over-sharing

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

PRISM sensitive information

Over-Sharing vs. Government Snooping 


With the recent uproar coming out of Edward Snowden’s leak on PRISM, it begs the question, what’s hurting us more? Over-sharing on social media or government snooping on our private conversations?

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Category: Internet Security, Security Opinion Comments

The CISPA bill – all there is to know about it

Posted by blog@bullguard.com

Big Brother Security

Voluntary self disclosure of information vs. Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act: who’s the Big Brother watching you?


Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), formally known as H.R. 3523, is a cybersecurity bill currently in the House of Representatives that allows the US Government to share confidential “cyber threat intelligence” with private companies, and the other way round.

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Category: Security Opinion Comments

Secure text messaging doesn’t exist!

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

secure text messages


It’s not new news that texting has taken over. You’ve got at least one friend that doesn’t like to talk on the phone anymore, and only texts. That friend isn’t alone, in fact, 55% of those that text a lot, agree they’d rather text than talk.



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Category: Online Privacy Comments

What kind of security do you have on your Android tablet?

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Android tablet security



You don’t need to be a technological genius to know that tablets are all the rage. Take Android tablets for example, Android has seen an increase of 137% in sales since 2011 and shipping an estimated 45 million tablets plus this year.



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Category: Internet Security, Mobile Security Comments

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