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BizReport | Internet November 19, 2015

British Government urges UK's top firms to take up offer of free cyber security health check

The British government has launched a Cyber Governance health Check aimed at helping the country's biggest firms understand and improve their cyber security. ... >>

BizReport | Trends & Ideas August 18, 2015

Internet of Things: 25billion connected 'things' by 2020

By the end of this year, almost 5 billion 'things' will be connected to the Internet, according to a recent infographic by Computer Science Zone. Come 2020, that number will have risen to 25 billion.... >>

BizReport | Internet June 25, 2015

Young Americans fear hacking more than natural disasters and terrorism

In the run up to the much-anticipated new television series, Mr Robot, airing on USA Network, a survey of young people was conducted to ascertain their current views on social media use and online security. The results reveal a fear... >>

BizReport | Internet June 25, 2015

Research reveals lack of cyber risk assessment among U.K. businesses

Businesses may have control over their own networks, but that is not the case of those of suppliers and third-parties they might be linked to. New research from Marsh (UK) reveals that less than one third of businesses in the... >>

BizReport | Trends & Ideas June 18, 2015

Emoji make banking safer and passwords easier to remember

They are easier to remember, mathematically more secure and could be coming to a bank near you in the near future - they are emoji passcodes. ... >>

BizReport | Email Marketing June 17, 2015

Billions of emails purporting to come from brands found fraudulent

A recent study by Return Path found that billions of emails supposedly from global consumer brands did not originate from the IP addresses of mail servers used by those brands. ... >>

BizReport | Internet May 21, 2015

Pew: Online service providers least trusted to keep personal data secure, private

More than half of people in the U.S. feel they have little to no control over their personal data online, and most do not trust the government or private businesses to protect their data, according to a new report from... >>

BizReport | Internet January 19, 2015

False malware alerts costing businesses time and money

Cyber-security alerts that turn out to be false alarms are wasting thousands of man hours and costing businesses millions of dollars, according to new research published by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by security firm Damballa.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing January 19, 2015

Mobile payments, and mobile payments cybercrime, to take off in 2015

Retail payments will be transformed by mobile payment technology, according to the annual TMT Predictions report released by Deloitte, but experts believe cybercriminals won't be far behind.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce November 24, 2014

Do you know why online shoppers abandon carts?

Wingify, the developers of A/B website testing platform Visual Website Optimizer, have released results of a new study that delves into the state of today's ecommerce buyer with some interesting results.... >>

BizReport | Advertising October 17, 2014

Facebook ad revenue and bug bounty increase

Facebook's users may not be too thrilled at the plethora of new ads making their way on to timelines but, according to marketing software firm Kenshoo, marketers have embraced new ad opportunities on the social network. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing August 18, 2014

Security at the heart of U.K. mobile banking fears

Is mobile set to revolutionize banking in the UK as much as the the industry itself purports? Not according to new statistics from security and credential management specialists Intercede. ... >>

BizReport | Internet August 07, 2014

Study: Businesses express interest in Bring Your Own ID (BYOID)

Most people today are familiar with the acronym BYOD, but are you familiar with BYOID? If not, read on, because it is something many businesses and I.T. departments are keen to implement.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce July 15, 2014

Free WiFi in retail venues encourages longer visits and additional spending

Research conducted by social WiFi software firm Purple WiFi shows that consumers will increase how much they spend when in a venue that offers free WiFi. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce July 09, 2014

U.S. consumers least concerned about online, mobile payment security

In a global survey by digital payment platform PayPal, Americans were found to feel the most secure about sharing financial data online and that businesses who do not take such payments in a world where cash-carrying consumers are a dying... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce June 04, 2014

Consumers curb online shopping in wake of security breaches

A survey from USA TODAY has revealed the extent to which online security breaches have affected consumers' attitudes to online shopping. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce April 03, 2014

NSA snooping prompts consumer caution in online banking and shopping

Consumers are treading cautiously online. Not only are they doing less online banking, some are even reducing the amount they use email, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Interactive for data security firm ESET.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing March 21, 2014

Report exposes riskiest apps to companies and individuals

Analysis of thousands of mobile apps for Android has revealed those that are the riskiest to use with communication, social media and news categories at the top of the table.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing January 07, 2014

Mobile devices biggest security risk to companies in 2014

Companies with employees working via mobile while on the move are realizing that mobile is perhaps the biggest security risk to their IT networks, according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute and endpoint management and security firm Lumension.... >>

BizReport | Internet July 05, 2013

Leaked document attacks EU's tougher laws on cybercriminals

Cybercriminals will face tougher penalties if caught in the European Union following a vote in the European parliament yesterday. Lawmakers have agreed to longer prison sentences. However, a leaked group briefing shows some do not agree with the use of... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing February 18, 2013

Study: UK adults research on mobile but buy via computer

Due to security concerns, a quarter of mobile users in the UK research a product on their mobile device but then go on to make a purchase on a computer, according to new research conducted for bss digital. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing January 29, 2013

72% of mobile users harbor security, privacy concerns

New research from TRUSTe reveals that, far from becoming more confident about mobile device use, users are more concerned today about security and privacy than they were a year ago.... >>

BizReport | Internet January 16, 2013

Number of compromised online accounts surprises Google security researcher

When a Google security researcher Elie Bursztein set up a survey to find out how many U.S. Internet users had had an online account compromised he was surprised at how many had been affected. ... >>

BizReport | December 03, 2012

Is your website's captcha putting off mobile users?

Captchas have proved to be a popular security feature online, but when consumers are forced to use them on a mobile device they can be fiddly and frustrating to use, and can result in site abandonment.... >>

BizReport | Internet June 15, 2012

British government plans to tackle Internet trolls

People who leave defamatory comments on websites or forums are being targeted in the UK. The British government is currently considering legislation making website operators identify 'trolls'. ... >>

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