For you: Concerned about security of cloud based solutions? Listen to the experts. Placing your data in the custody of a cloud provider is probably the best way to address these concerns. Don’t confuse physical custody with security. This recent LegalTech News article (may require login) sheds light on the topic. For the world: As we’ve…Details
Adobe has released a patch for the latest security flaw. Users should update their Flash software at their first opportunity.
Microsoft’s latest patch (May 10, 2016) addresses a vulnerability in IE 9, 10 and 11 that has been exploited by specially crafted websites. Flash vulnerability remains. http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/05/beware-of-in-the-wild-0day-attacks-exploiting-windows-and-flash/ We recommend, at the least, that you only allow Flash to load after user acknowledgement.
For you: The New York Times writes that Citibank has distributed an internal report that highlights the lack of reliable information pertaining to law firm breaches and warns their employees that law firms are, in general, “…below the standards for other industries.” when it comes to digital security. For the world: The SANS institute is…Details
For you: A recent 60 minutes segment has brought considerable attention to the ability for a ‘man in the middle’ to intercept voice conversations to or from mobile devices. This is due to a weakness in core telephone network technology. It appears that only preventative measure is to encrypt the voice calls in a manner…Details
For you: Firefox has released a patch for 10 vulnerabilies. Make sure that you see “Firefox is up to date” when you choose “About Firefox”. Now’s a good time to make sure that you’re updating your browser autmatically. In Firefox, choose Advanced from the Preferences page and then select the “Update” tab. In Chrome the…Details
Exactly how would Apple unlock the the San Bernardino phone? Will the FBI be able to reuse the tool? What does this mean to me? Introduction There’s been lots of news about the back and forth between the Justice Department and Apple pertaining to the order issued by the Federal District Court for the District of…Details