While cybersecurity is fact-based, it also leverages educated guesses by subject experts extrapolating high-level insider-knowledge, observations, analysis and experience, and that’s exactly what our roundup of predictions for 2019 provide.
According to the Association of British Travel Agents, some 81% of holidays were booked online last year. However, despite saving consumers time and money by making it easy to compare prices, travel websites may be putting travellers at risk of phishing scams.
Last week, mobile operator O2 blamed a similar issue for causing a network blackout which affected the UK. But what is a digital certificate and why do they expire? And will similar administrative errors continue to dog the industry and cause widespread havoc?
Reports are starting to emerge that Microsoft is to stop developing Microsoft Edge after three pretty unimpressive years and instead replace it with a Chromium-based browser. Codename Anaheim, this new browser is said be slated to replace Edge in Windows 10 although it's not clear if the Edge name will remain.
Certificate issuer, Sectigo, has studied 25 major UK retailers and provided a ranking, according to how effectively they maximise trust with their site visitors. To receive top marks an online shop must present its authenticated identity in a branded address bar and prevent “Not secure” warnings from displaying.
Cybersecurity tends to focus on dangers that appear on networks or in messages. The attackers may be half a world away, so the threat is the only thing that matters. But what happens when the threat actor is walking through the front door or sitting next to you at an airport coffee shop?
Sectigo, the world’s largest certificate issuer has studied 25 major UK retailers and provided a ranking, according to how effectively they maximise trust with their site visitors. To receive top marks, an online shop must present its authenticated identity in a branded address bar and prevent “Not secure” warnings from displaying.