Security technology

Why the enterprise must ensure it has a proper security policy

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In today's connected world a business must ensure that its mobile and web-based software is secure. This means that application security needs to be a core competence in any organisation's security strategy
15 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Windows 8 Phone security protocol “many, many years old” and full of bugs, admits Phone 8.1 security manager

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“And our OEM partners are still our biggest weakness,” says Geir Olsen
04 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft announces MDM-friendly Windows Phone 8.1, and new devices from Qualcomm and Prestigio

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Per-app management, enterprise profiles and an AI assistant all coming
02 Apr 2014

Google to encrypt searches in response to NSA surveillance claims

Encryption intended to evade snooping by NSA, GCHQ and Chinese authorities
13 Mar 2014

MasterCard and Visa team up in a bid to boost payment security

Recent high profile breaches have "served as a catalyst"
10 Mar 2014

BlackBerry: Seeds of new ideas

Down but not out, BlackBerry's top brass laid out their plans for the next 12 months at Mobile World Congress. Peter Gothard had a front row seat
05 Mar 2014

More action needed to tackle "critical national issue" of electric grid cyber security

Report by Bipartisan Policy Center sets out recommendations to protect US power from hackers
03 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: Will Blackphone change the Android security game?

A Spanish startup and some ex-military security experts are planning the last word in mobile defense.
28 Feb 2014

'Unconnected' XP machines just as dangerous as networked ones, argues Coalfire consultant

'It doesn’t face the internet' is a flawed argument by KPMG, says Andrew Barratt
28 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: 'Good is not good enough,' says BlackBerry CEO Chen

Read the fine print and free is not free' says Chen of Good’s migration policy
27 Feb 2014

How Allianz insures against data mishaps

Peter Gothard reports on how Allianz Insurance Ireland is using software to minimise the risk of data breaches occurring as a result of human error
25 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: We're not 'trying' to bury Blackberry - Good Technology

CEO Wyatt says anti-BlackBerry campaign is nothing personal
24 Feb 2014

'Analytics key to stopping cyber attacks' - Websense's Alex Watson

Director of security research argues analysing big data for anomalies will be key to protecting organisations from cyber attacks
19 Feb 2014

Google acquires Israeli security start-up SlickLogin

Google buys "login through sound" software company
17 Feb 2014

CloudFlare gives details of 'largest ever DDoS attack' and warns of worse to come

'Buckle up', advises CEO Matthew Prince warning that criminals may have even bigger attacks planned
14 Feb 2014

Cloudflare claims it has mitigated the biggest cyber attack of its kind

But latest attack not considered big enough to break the internet
12 Feb 2014

NCC Group looks for best security solutions with launch of Cyber 10K competition

£10,000 prizes on offer for winners in categories including cloud and mobile
05 Feb 2014

Internet of things will lead to 'malware on your personal life', warns AVG's CTO

Large enterprises' BYOD policies could have negative consequences, says Yuval Ben-Itzhak
28 Jan 2014

Bye bye BlackBerry, it's software not hardware that will secure mobility, says Good CEO

Christy Wyatt tells Computing why she believes a focus on securing the device rather than the data on it is the wrong approach
27 Jan 2014

Education sector is fastest growing for DDoS mitigation - DOSarrest

Schools and universities could be guarding themselves against their own students, says CTO Jag Bains
24 Jan 2014

Government investment in cyber security awareness "just not enough"

Ernst & Young's Mark Brown says government is going in right direction but needs to try harder with cyber security campaigns
22 Jan 2014

Blackphone promises to put privacy first

New venture by Silent Circle and Geekphone aims to keep calls and texts private
17 Jan 2014

Sack security personnel who can't say why they're adding security - Dr Ian Levy, CESG

Information assurance body technical director says more security doesn't always mean better security
14 Jan 2014

GSM mobile security was weakened after pressure from the UK

Security standards for 2G communications were deliberately downgraded, say engineers who worked on original project
10 Jan 2014