Strategy

Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.

Frank Villani is a 53-year-old information security specialist based in New Jersey who’s worked in information technology for 24 years and IT security for 12 years. He’s a ‘white hat’ hacker, someone who works on the inside of an organisation to protect its internet systems from ‘black hat’ hackers who […]
Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.
Strategy

Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.

Frank Villani is a 53-year-old information security specialist based in New Jersey who’s worked in information technology for 24 years and IT security for 12 years. He’s a ‘white hat’ hacker, someone who works on the inside of an organisation to protect its internet systems from ‘black hat’ hackers who […]
Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.
Tech

Japan’s cybersecurity minister admits: ‘I don’t use computers’

Japan’s No. 2 cybersecurity official has let slip – in parliament – that he has never used a computer. Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, is the deputy chief of the government’s cybersecurity strategy office and he is also the minister in charge of the the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which Japan […]
Japan’s cybersecurity minister admits: ‘I don’t use computers’
Tech

Researchers tricked Windows 10 face identification with a photo

Using your face as a password seems like an ideal situation. You can’t forget it, and others can’t easily steal it. But it turns out, Microsoft’s face-authentication software for some older versions of Windows 10 can be fooled rather easily with a modified photo. The good news is that the […]
Researchers tricked Windows 10 face identification with a photo
US

Here’s how easy it is to buy anything — legal or illegal — on the ‘dark web’

VIDEO: In recent years, the media has been abuzz with the dark web, and how this technology has made it even easier for criminals to partake in illegal activities; but, what is the dark web even, how do you get there, and what's on it? So, we brought Etay Maor, and IBM security specialist , to walk us though it all and answer just those questions.
Here’s how easy it is to buy anything  —  legal or illegal  —  on the ‘dark web’
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