Tag Archive: equipment security

Sep 10 2014

Are government-issued laptops being compromised at the factory or after being assigned?

A discussion on a recent report on finding spyware on a government-issued laptop assigned to a student, against concerns that the devices might already be compromised before they end up in the students’ hands. In Trinidad and Tobago last week, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League …

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Sep 05 2014

4 considerations when storing data in the cloud

The hacking of celebrity accounts in late August has reminded us how vulnerable private information stored online is. This article provides some guidelines on practices that should result in safer cloud use. Within the past week or so, various private accounts for a number of well-known celebrities were hacked and about 200 photos were posted …

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May 09 2014

Expert insights 3: Cyber threats and security in the Caribbean 2014 update

In this the third instalment of our 2014 Insights series, McAfee, through its Caribbean office, shares some thoughts on cybersecurity in the Caribbean. The impact of cybercrime and threats cannot be underestimated. To varying degrees, based on news reports and public advisories issued, we all may have some inkling of the extent of the devastation …

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Apr 02 2014

Expert insight 2: Cyber threats and security in the Caribbean 2014 update

We continue with our 2014 update on insights from network security experts from across the Caribbean. In this the second installment in our 2014 expert series, we engaged Aaron Manzano, who participated in our 2012 exercise. Aaron is an IT/network security professional with over 30 years’ experience in the field. He specializes in areas such …

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Mar 05 2014

Expert insight 1: Cyber threats and security in the Caribbean 2014 update

We begin to update our series of discussions with network/IT security professionals on cyber intrusion and security in the Caribbean, in the hope of gaining new insights for 2014. Over the past few weeks, policy makers from across the Caribbean and the wider Americas have been meeting to discuss cybercrime and security, with a view …

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