Biometrics platform used by UK police stored millions of unhashed fingerprints on unsecured database14-Aug-201909:59
An unencrypted Elasticsearch database containing millions of fingerprints, facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information on employees has been discovered by researchers. The database belongs to Biostar 2, a biometric security platform recently integrated into AEOS, an access control system used by the UK Metropolitan Police.
The post Biometrics platform used by UK police stored millions of unhashed fingerprints on unsecured database appeared first on Techerati.
Uptake of cyber security insurance in the UK is worringly low and placing millions of small businesses at risk, according to new research.
The post Only 11% of UK businesses have cyber insurance policy appeared first on Techerati.
Broadcom seals Symantec deal to boost enterprise cloud security offering Broadcom has finalised a $10.7 billion cash agreement to buy the enterprise security arm of Symantec Corp. The chip manufacturer has been seeking to expand its software efforts. With the addition of Symantec, Broadcom will be able to provide integrated enterprise security solutions, the company... Read More
Exploit could give a hacker complete control over company security systems and thermal systems used in data centres Security researchers have discovered a zero-day vulnerability in a popular building control system that could allow cyber criminals to wreak havoc with operational technology found in factories, businesses and data centres. The system is manufactured by Delta,... Read More
The post Zero-day vulnerability discovered in Delta industrial and data centre control system appeared first on Techerati.
A report claims to have obtained audio recordings which include intimate conversations between loved ones Microsoft contractors are able to listen to some conversations that go through Skype’s translation function, a report has claimed. While the tech giant states in its policies that it may analyse audio recordings to improve translations, it does not make... Read More
The post Microsoft admits contractors ‘can listen to some Skype calls via translation function’ appeared first on Techerati.
Online check-in and departure systems out of action following second IT failure in two years Holidaymakers travelling with British Airways have been left stranded at UK airports after the IT systems that deal with check-in and departures failed. The airline said it has switched to manual systems while the incident, which is not thought to... Read More
The post British Airways flights grounded by another IT outage appeared first on Techerati.
The post From agile to fragile: Is DevOps the weak link in your cloud security strategy? appeared first on Techerati.
The post 3 ways to secure your business against future cyber threats appeared first on Techerati.
The post Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium: On the frontline of today’s cyber battlefield appeared first on Techerati.
The post AI and cyber security: Separating hype from reality appeared first on Techerati.
The post For truly intelligent cyber security, pair AI with humans appeared first on Techerati.
It’s easier than you think to operate a proactive security strategy, writes Jon Lucas For every business in today’s digital landscape, IT plays a vital role. Ensuring that systems and applications are working across all aspects of the company is not just an IT team’s problem, but something that the board should be involved in... Read More
The post Proactivity needs to replace procrastination as the foundation of IT security appeared first on Techerati.