WiFi KRACK: Take these four key steps to manage the risk and protect your network

2018-10-09T12:52:45+00:00

When the WPA2 vulnerability, better known as the WiFi KRACK was revealed late last year, what followed was a torrent of concerning headlines suggesting that all WiFi communications could be decrypted. Whilst it is vulnerability at the core of one of the most popular forms of WiFi network security, all is not as bad as some of the articles might lead you to believe.   We're going to take a realistic look at how this attack works and outline some important steps users and service providers can take to keep networks and devices safe.   WiFi KRACK: Four key steps to manage the risk and protect your network   What is a KRACK?   KRACK, meaning Key Reinstallation AttaCK, works by abusing a flaw found in the WPA2 implementation declared [...]

WiFi KRACK: Take these four key steps to manage the risk and protect your network2018-10-09T12:52:45+00:00

Top 5 Tips For Developing Secure Android Applications

2018-10-09T12:05:55+00:00

These days, developing secure Android applications is more important than ever before. Android now commands 76% of the smartphone market in the EU5¹, 67% in the US and nearly 80% in China, according to latest figures². With numbers like that, it’s no wonder the Android application development gold rush is continuing; nearly a quarter of a million apps have been added to Google Play so far in 2016³. That’s an average of 1,379 apps every day! However, with Accessibility Clickjacking, Stagefright, Triada and other malware among the growing list of Android exploits, developers simply cannot afford to place security anywhere other than at top of the priority list. With that in mind, in this article we’re taking a look at some best practice tips for developing secure Android applications. [...]

Top 5 Tips For Developing Secure Android Applications2018-10-09T12:05:55+00:00

ByteSnap protects with smart home security

2018-10-09T11:44:40+00:00

ByteSnap has provided both electronics design and software expertise for award winning smart home security device Cocoon. Cocoon is a technology company transforming the home security market by designing beautiful products that help people feel safe. It won silver at the 2014 London Design awards and recently secured a £2 million investment from Aviva Ventures and Breed Reply Investments. Features of the innovative smart home security system include device side encryption and unique SUBSOUND™ technology to sense activity throughout a home. It even detects intruders through closed doors. Cocoon enlisted ByteSnap Design as experts in both electronics design and software on embedded platforms. Following an extensive investigation into the various system on chips (SoC) on the market, Cocoon’s in-house specialists chose NXP/Freescale iMX6 for its availability and technical support. [...]

ByteSnap protects with smart home security2018-10-09T11:44:40+00:00