Application security

Application security December 2019

Cloudflare Winter Event 2019

Cloudflare Winter Event 2019 The Wirebox team were recently invited to Cloudflare’s London Winter Event. The event took place at their beautiful London offices, located next to Waterloo station in the Riverside Building County Hall.  A selection of […]

Application security July 2019

Five types of computer virus

5 types of computer virus With security threats in the form of computer malware and viruses increasing over the past few years, it is important to understand the types of computer viruses and how to avoid becoming a […]

Application security January 2019

61% of security breaches hit smaller to medium sized businesses

61% of security breaches hit smaller to medium sized businesses It is a misconception that security breaches only happen to big, corporate organisations. The truth is that malware does not differentiate no matter what the size of your […]

Application security November 2018

Why Advertisers are Abandoning Third Party Cookies

Last year Apple started blocking third party cookies from Safari, using Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) to block cookies that aren’t first party cookies. But companies like Facebook are fighting back by allowing a first party cookies option for […]

Application security September 2018

PHP Under Attack: New Code Vulnerability

Do you use PHP for web development? If so, you need to be aware of a vulnerability which has been found in the programming language, and could potentially be used by hackers to enable execution of any command […]

Application security January 2018

Meltdown and Spectre: What You Need to Know

Virtually every computer, mobile and cloud device is vulnerable to two serious flaws which could allow passwords and other sensitive data to be leaked, according to reports by Google Project Zero, and other independent researchers. This story has […]

Application security November 2017

GDPR: What You Need to Know

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, a piece of legislation from the EU which intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all EU citizens. The aim is to give people power over their own personal data, […]

Application security April 2017

Security Update

Security is a continuous concern for the owners of commercial websites. Such websites are public-facing, with a professional reputation and often handle sensitive customer and user information. That’s why we keep ahead of the latest changes to online […]

Application security February 2017

The Guardian’s Journey to HTTPS

The Guardian recently started using HTTPS in their web address, a protocol for secure communication over a computer network. Their stated reasons for the change were privacy and security, improving the site’s SEO, protection of their content and […]

Application security January 2017

What is SSL Security?

SSL Security SSL stands for ‘Secure Sockets Layer’, and is a form of security technology which encrypts information coming into and going out of a website, so that data shared by visitors to the site remains confidential. You […]

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