Google Drive security hole leaks users’ files

We often repeat this advice from former Naked Security writer Graham Cluley: for a better understanding of how you should approach security in the cloud, simply replace all instances of the words in the cloud with the words on somebody else’s computer. Google just handed us another opportunity to do just that. It turns out that Google Drive has been incontinent, dribbling out private data courtesy of a security hole…

Cyber Insurance: The Next Big Thing for Businesses

Earlier this year, New York City-based staffing agency Clarity bought cyber insurance for the first time. This spring it added more coverage. “We were actually hearing about it from our clients,” said Elizabeth Wade, Clarity’s operations manager. “They were asking us about it and in order to prevent being behind the eight ball we felt like we really wanted to be proactive and get the insurance ’cause we knew it…

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

The morning is a powerful time to frame your mindset for the day ahead. One of the best lifestyle practices you can get into as an entrepreneur is to start the day with some bold and optimistic questions to set the tone for how you’re going to approach what comes next. This helps you to be prepared for opportunities throughout the day by keeping your eyes open to possibility when…

The Next Big Programming Language You’ve Never Heard Of

Andrei Alexandrescu didn’t stand much of a chance. And neither did Walter Bright. When the two men met for beers at a Seattle bar in 2005, each was in the midst of building a new programming language, trying to remake the way the world creates and runs its computer software. That’s something pretty close to a hopeless task, as Bright knew all too well. “Most languages never go anywhere,” he…

The Geography of Cyber Warfare

More than 40% of the world’s populace now have internet connections, with the number of users slated to reach three billion by the end of this year. If you’re reading this, you’re one of them. Over the past year, many of us users have become aware of the extent of cyber snooping and the lack of privacy on the internet. Revelations by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden, and most recently by…