Gaming Became Industry Most Affected by DDoS Attacks in 2019

Gaming Became Industry Most Affected by DDoS Attacks in 2019

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 07.02.2020

Any organization with an online footprint is always exposed to DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks, and new data from Imperva shows no industry has more to fear than Games and Gambling. read more

What parents need to know about Omegle

What parents need to know about Omegle

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 07.02.2020

What is it? Omegle is an online chat platform that connects a user with random strangers from all around the world. After login, the app pairs the user with a ”Stranger” based on shared subjects of interest. They can chat together privately through text, video, or using a built-in microphone. A user has two options ... The post What parents need to know about Omegle appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Amazon Revamps Security Option for Ring Security Cameras

Amazon Revamps Security Option for Ring Security Cameras

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 06.02.2020

Following the waves of security incidents that affect the Ring smart doorbell, Amazon has finally made some changes to the security policies, which includes the option to opt-out the video request notifications from local police enforcement. The Ring doorbell should be a straightforward piece of IoT (Internet of Things), following a fire and forget approach. ... The post Amazon Revamps Security Option for Ring Security Cameras appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

The 'Grass-is-Greener' Syndrome of Modern SOCs

The 'Grass-is-Greener' Syndrome of Modern SOCs

by Business Insights , on 06.02.2020

While most enterprises recognize the critical role that security operation centers (SOC) play in cybersecurity activities, very few are able to perfect a SOC approach that meets their ultimate satisfaction. A new study out on attitudes toward SOC efficacy shows that organizations are spending millions each year to run their SOCs, but that many are unhappy with the ROI from this investment. read more

How Does a Business Become a Champion in Cyber Resilience?

How Does a Business Become a Champion in Cyber Resilience?

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 05.02.2020

Cyber threats lurk behind every corner, in every industry and geography. From run-off-the-mill crooks to sophisticated state-sponsored actors, cybercriminals take every opportunity to exploit weaknesses for quick cash, to exfiltrate data, or to simply disrupt operations, depending on their goal. read more

What parents need to know about homework-help apps

What parents need to know about homework-help apps

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 04.02.2020

What are they?  There are several apps that promise to help children with their homework. Depending on the app, kids can see the process that led to the correct answer (and hopefully lean from it) or just get results with no effort. Here are some of the most popular: Socratic by Google is a homework-help app ... The post What parents need to know about homework-help apps appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

What parents need to know about Fortnite

What parents need to know about Fortnite

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 01.02.2020

What is it?  Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. It is available in three game mode versions: Fortnite: Save the World (players fight with zombie-like creatures and defend objects with fortifications they can build), Fortnite Battle Royale (up to 100 players fight to be the last person standing) ... The post What parents need to know about Fortnite appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

UK to mandate IoT security-by-design in upcoming legislation

UK to mandate IoT security-by-design in upcoming legislation

by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 31.01.2020

Just as it’s about to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom has announced plans to deliver new legislation that aims to strengthen the security of connected smart products in Europe. The UK government first hinted at the upcoming regulation in 2018, when it put forth a document outlining the Secure by Design Code of ... The post UK to mandate IoT security-by-design in upcoming legislation appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

What parents need to know about Holla

What parents need to know about Holla

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 31.01.2020

What is it?  HOLLA is a free, live video-streaming app that randomly matches people in video chats across the globe. Like in Tinder, users swipe left or right on other users' profiles to accept or decline live chats with them. If two users both swipe right, they're a and#8220;matchand#8221;, and they can connect via text ... The post What parents need to know about Holla appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

What parents need to know about Bigo Live

What parents need to know about Bigo Live

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 30.01.2020

What is it?  Bigo Live is a free app that lets users make videos or live-stream their activities to friends and strangers. Anyone can broadcast videos anytime and anywhere, and connect to anyone. Livestreamers receive live comments from other users, and can search for nearby users. Though the base app is free, users pay up ... The post What parents need to know about Bigo Live appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

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