Computer Security

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Computer Security: CEO fraud

Have you ever heard of “CEO fraud”? It is a social engineering method to extract money from a company, playing on several psychological techniques to make people stop thinking consciously

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17 December, 2020
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17 December, 2020

Computer Security: CERN’s new first line of defence

Our new outer perimeter firewall is intended to boost performance and bandwidth as well as being a sophisticated means to better identify and protect against cyberattacks

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04 December, 2020

Computer Security: Scanning for problems

At CERN, the responsibility for keeping your digital house in order lies in the first instance with you

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12 November, 2020
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12 November, 2020

Computer Security: Telecompromised

In today’s teleworking world, a nice new evil path opens up: malicious video-conferencing invitations…

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29 October, 2020
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29 October, 2020

Computer Security: A new departmental car service

Centralised services enable CERN to benefit from synergies and save money and resources

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15 October, 2020

Computer Security: From the digital trenches

During a recent audit of CERN’s computer security, the question was raised of how many attacks CERN is subjected to each day...

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01 October, 2020
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01 October, 2020

Computer Security: Insist to avoid troubles

The usage of pirated or otherwise illegal licenses can have detrimental consequences to CERNs reputation as well as trigger financial repercussions

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17 September, 2020
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17 September, 2020

Computer Security: Digital stolen goods of CERN?

Wouldn’t you be interested to learn if your passwords for CERN or any other external web service have been stolen and exposed by thieves?

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04 September, 2020
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04 September, 2020

Computer Security: Password revolutions

With the new authentication system, we will relieve you of the burden of inventing a new password every 12 months

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14 August, 2020
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14 August, 2020

Computer Security: Presenting images that are not yours…

Once you download a photo from the Internet, beware that it might be subject to copyright

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25 July, 2020

Computer Security: CERN has been phished again

At the end of June, CERN saw yet another phishing campaign against its staff and users

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09 July, 2020

Computer Security: Protecting the accelerator from remote evil

The IT department has started putting more and more privileged access routes to vital configuration services behind multi-factor authentication

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26 June, 2020