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Trusteer Mobile Secures Smartphones and Tablets Against Banking Fraud

Your Expert Witness tabletsSecure Browser, Account Access Lockdown and Security Dashboard to Mobile Endpoints; Provides Mobile Security SDK and Secure Out-of-Band Transaction Verification for Financial Institutions

BALTIMORE, Payments 2012 Conference, April 30, 2012 –Trusteer, theleading provider of endpoint cybercrime preventionsolutions, today announced a newversion of the Trusteer Mobile service which prevents mobile and online banking fraud. Trusteer Mobile detects mobilemalware infection andhelps bank customers fix security vulnerabilitieson their devices. End users can also turn off access to their online bank accounts from anywhere using their mobile devices and safely access the bank web site via a secure mobile browser. Financial institutions can authorize online banking transactions using Trusteer Mobile Out-of-band Authentication for Android and iOS devices.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2012 09:22

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Health body loses unencrypted data sticks

your expert witness data stickAn NHS body in London has put hundreds of patients' sensitive personal data at ‘unnecessary risk’ after the loss of unencrypted USB devices, the UK's information regulator has found.

According to the Information Commissioner's Office, there were four separate breaches of data security by the South London Healthcare NHS Trust.

On 11 April the ICO reported that: “An undertaking to comply with the seventh data protection principle has been signed by South London Healthcare NHS Trust. This follows the loss of two unencrypted memory sticks, the leaving of a clipboard with ward lists attached in a grocery store and a failure to adequately secure some patient paper files when not in use. All of the information was recovered.”

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2012 09:23

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Government plans shake-up of data sharing

Your Expert Witness Francis MaudeOn 6 March the Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude made a speech to the annual conference of the Information Commissioner’s Office, in which he addressed the problems of data sharing in the public sector.

He called data the new resource of the 21st century and compared the internet to the invention of the printing press in the 15th century. However, the public sector had not kept pace with the changes that the internet had allowed.

“In the past,” he said, “the public sector has not been clever or effective at sharing key intelligence. Whether that’s sharing important data with the public, with the private sector or with each other.”

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2012 09:36

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If your data’s in the clouds, keep your feet on the ground

The Law Society of Scotland has issued guidance on cloud computing services, following “extensive consultation with law firms, in-house counsel and cloud providers”.

According to the regulator, the advance of such technology has made third party outsourcing of cloud services highly attractive to many businesses, including law firms, bringing benefits such as cost reduction, increased flexibility and in-built support and maintenance without the need for an in-house IT team.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 February 2012 19:14

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'Spam capital' India arrests six in phishing probe

 

spam capitalPolice in India say they have arrested six foreign nationals suspected of defrauding hundreds of people using text message and email scams.

 

Scam victims were duped after being told they had won a lottery.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 12:36

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