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IT-Security-Links #71

German:

  • Das Bayrische Landesamt für Datenschutz hat aktuelle Smart-TVs auf Sicherheit und Datenschutz untersucht. Wegen des Verbraucherschutzes Schutzes von Betriebsgeheimnissen wird der Prüfbericht aber nicht veröffentlicht.
  • Die Digitale Gesellschaft Schweiz veröffentlichte ihren Swiss Lawful Interception Report 2015 zu den Überwachungsaktivitäten von Bund und Kantonen.
  • Mobiles Arbeiten liegt im Trend und ist mit Sicherheitsrisiken verbunden, auch in der Bundesverwaltung. Da ist es besonders kritisch, wenn sich entsprechende IT-Projekte, z.B. zur Absicherung von Fernzugängen, verzögern.
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The January 2015 issue of our SWITCH Security Report is available!

Dear Reader!

A new issue of our monthly SWITCH Security Report has just been released.

The topics covered in this report are:

  • iBeacons: the next big thing for 2015?
  • «Locate. Track. Manipulate.»: a new level of mobile snooping
  • How to steal fingerprints with a 200-mm zoom lens
  • Drones – buzzing business, more stringent rules and fewer benefits than expected
  • The Golden Globes in the wake of the Sony hack
  • The Clipboard: Interesting Presentations, Articles and Videos

The Security Report is available in both english and german language.

»»  Download the english report.      »»  Download the german report.

Did you miss our previous Security Report? Click here to go to the archive.

 

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The October 2014 issue of our SWITCH Security Report is available!

A new issue of our monthly SWITCH Security Report has just been released.

The topics covered in this report are:

  • Same again? Fingerprint sensor on new iPhone 6 hacked using same method as for previous model
  • Up in the air: drones, balloons and unresolved security issues
  • Google’s Transparency Report shows Swiss authorities becoming more data-hungry
  • Hacked through your fridge: how secure is the Internet of Things?
  • The Clipboard: Interesting presentations, articles and videos

The Security Report is available in both english and german language.

»»  Download the english report.      »»  Download the german report.

Did you miss our previous Security Report? Click here to go to the archive.