Ubicoustics Overhears Everything You Do … And Understands

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Researchers in the US have presented a paper based on their research that identified a real-time, activity recognition system capable of interpreting collected sounds that could well be used by home smart speakers. Identify Other Sounds, and Issue Responses Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in the US claim to have discovered a way that the […]

New Facebook Rules For Political Ad Transparency In The UK

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After the US and Brazil, the UK has become the next country to be subject to Facebook’s new rules that require those who wish to place a political advert on the social media platform to verify their identity and say who is funding the advert. Verification The new rule in the UK means that anyone […]

Browser Support For Early Versions of TLS To End

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The makers of all popular browsers – IE, Edge, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome included – have announced plans to disable Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol versions 1.0 and 1.1 by default. TLS Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 are the early versions of encryption used to secure connections to HTTPS websites. Their job is […]

Businesses Turning To Zero-Trust Security Model

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As a widening attack surface and evolving threats mean that organisations continue to breached despite a large security spend, many businesses are now turning to the ‘zero-trust’ security model. What Is The Zero-Trust Security Model? The Zero Trust security model, introduced by analyst firm Forrester Research, is an alternative architecture for IT security that doesn’t […]