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Tiro Security 2019: Year in Review

2019 has come to an end and we are now about a week into a new year and new decade. Since all the festivities have finished and most of our clients are back at work focused on 2020, I wanted to take some time to look back at the past year to reflect on the…

Tiro Security Founder interviewed by HACKIN9 magazine

One of our Founders Kris Rides talks about his role as CEO aka Chief Everything Officer at Tiro Security. He discusses the challenges running a boutique Information Security company that provides both staffing and professional services.

Tiro Security founder to present at Content Protection Summit

In the last year, and specifically the last couple of weeks, a few high profile events have thrust content protection into the spotlight. Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and Content Delivery Security Association (CDSA) will produce the fifth annual Content Protection Summit at the W Hotel in Hollywood, California on Dec. 9.

State Department email system hacked, shut down

The State Department’s unclassified email system was recently compromised and has been temporarily shut down for security updates to repair damage from the suspected cyberattack.

Demand of security professionals to increase due to Internet of Things

In the next five years, the Internet of Things, the increasing connectivity of everyday devices, will only heighten the demand for security specialists, according to a recent statement by Cisco managers.

“Virus Shield” tricks thousands of Android users

Hackers’ latest scam on Android users did not even involve any malware or information theft—all it did was simply charge customers $3.99 for a fake antivirus app in the Google Play Store.

Google Glass spyware could put users' privacy at risk

Google glass is oft criticized for the device’s implications on security and privacy. Its popular feature to allow wearers to take photos and videos has not only raised some eyebrows, it has even gotten the gadget banned from some establishments and one wearer claimed to have been assaulted because of her Glass.

Syrian Electronic Army hijacks eBay and PayPal

Famed ‘hacktivist’ group Syrian Electronic Army claims to have hacked eBay and PayPal Saturday. Visitors of the eBay and PayPal UK websites were redirected to defacement pages, but the group said the point of the DNS hack was not to steal users’ information.

Apple Hacked – complete overhaul of developer site

Apple admitted to an intruder’s attempt to get access to the personal details of Apples registered developers in an email sent out Sunday, Jul. 21 at 4pm to the Apple developer network.

Def Con wants U.S. feds out in light of Snowden issues

Def Con, the world famous annual hacking convention, has asked the U.S. government to back off this year. In its 21-year-long run, the convention has never requested this, but Edward Snowden’s recent leaks have are said to have made some of the information security community uncomfortable with its attendance.