The biggest challenge of securing modern IT infrastructures is to protect networks that mix different platforms and operating systems. CoSoSys has always considered this challenge when releasing a new version of their endpoint security and data loss prevention solutions, making them available for Windows, Mac and Linux. The same holds true for the freshly released EasyLock version 2, the software developer’s portable data protection solution.
This enhanced new version offers full support for cross-platform data encryption between Windows, Mac OS X and Linux openSUSE and Ubuntu. EasyLock 2 comes with military-grade protection for data stored on USB flash drives and other portable storage devices through its 256bit AES encryption. It also allows cross platform mobility by enabling users to protect their files when in transit and to easily access them on different operating systems. Read more
Remember our recent post on Californian commuters being forced by the law to submit their private details to a site that was clearly exposing them and doing nothing about it? While we emphasized the cause of the problem, an SQL injection vulnerability, and the fact that the site failed to fix it after its being reported, another security writer thought of exploring the consequences that could be triggered.
So here’s a fictional take on what could actually happen if anyone would exploit such a vulnerability, along with a few famous data theft cases that have rocked the security world, including the now world famous case of record holder Albert Gonzales.