This week, there is an emphasis on business owners investing the right amount of time and resources into the security of the companies; trying to be self sufficient can have both positive and negative impacts, depending on the company’s situation.

 

Bosses wasting more than 3-weeks a year on do-it-yourself IT
A study by Altodigital has showed that bosses of SME’s are in fact wasting more than three weeks of their own time each year by attempting to manage their IT rather than outsourcing it.

http://talkbusinessmagazine.co.uk/2015/07/02/bosses-wasting-more-than-3-weeks-a-year-on-do-it-yourself-it/

 

It’s Time to Change How We Think About SSL/TLS
“We’ve seen a rising tide of hacks in recent years, occurring in part because most businesses have no clue how to smartly manage their certificate landscape.”

http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/opinions/change-how-we-think-ssl-tls/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

 

How the way you type can shatter anonymity—even on Tor
“Security researchers have refined a long-theoretical profiling technique into a highly practical attack that poses a threat to Tor users and anyone else who wants to shield their identity online.”

http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/07/how-the-way-you-type-can-shatter-anonymity-even-on-tor/

 

Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10: Yes, it shares your passkeys; no, you shouldn’t be scared
“Security researchers have refined a long-theoretical profiling technique into a highly practical attack that poses a threat to Tor users and anyone else who wants to shield their identity online.”

http://arstechnica.co.uk/gadgets/2015/07/wi-fi-sense-in-windows-10-yes-it-shares-your-passkeys-no-you-shouldnt-be-scared/

 

Mike Lynch’s cybersecurity startup Darktrace valued at more than £60m
“A British cybersecurity firm backed by software entrepreneur Mike Lynch has been valued at more than $100m (£64m) in a new funding round.”

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jul/22/mike-lynch-darktrace-valued-at-more-than-60m-pounds

 

4 Cybercrime Prevention Tips
A look at preventative techniques that should be implemented to frustrate and even stop cyber-criminals.

http://www.markitwrite.com/4-cybercrime-prevention-tips/

 

Five ways to battle cybercrime
Following on from the 2015 UK cyber security report, produced by the Cabinet Office and risk management specialists Marsh; cyber security specialists have drafted up five practises that small-medium businesses can use to be more secure.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/business/sme-home/business-tips/11773805/five-ways-to-battle-cybercrime.html