Security technology

Symantec to split into separate storage and security firms

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Move comes after similar announcement by HP and follows difficult few years for the security vendor
10 Oct 2014

BSkyB deploys Splunk to monitor cyber-attacks on customer accounts

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Other areas of BSkyB are also interested in deploying the Splunk platform
09 Oct 2014

H4cked Off: Naivete, thy name is Tim Berners-Lee

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Tim Berners-Lee's solutions to the problem of personal data privacy, shared at IP Expo today, don't address the biggest challenge: most people just don't care
08 Oct 2014

NASDAQ attempts to shield itself from Shellshock with help of Splunk

The US stock exchange had previously used Splunk to combat the threat from Heartbleed
08 Oct 2014

83 million addresses hit in JPMorgan hack, says bank

America's largest bank reassures customers that passwords not included
03 Oct 2014

Laya Healthcare selects FireEye to thwart unauthorised access to networks

Irish healthcare insurance provider believes keeping members' data safe warrants the money being spent on security solution
26 Sep 2014

Security technology was viewed like tax – nobody wanted to pay for it, says Vormetric CEO

Alan Kessler tells Computing attitudes to security have changed, and it's now seen as an enabler rather than a hindrance
16 Sep 2014

How to convince your boss to adopt the cloud? Remind them a 'galactically large' gang of bad guys is out to get them, suggests Steven Sinofsky

If you store credit card details on-premise that's the reality, says ex-Windows president
05 Sep 2014

'Staff would just open up Dropbox accounts all over the place' admits US government services CIO

A salutary lesson on shadow IT and why enterprise-grade cloud sharing platforms are a good idea
05 Sep 2014

Barclays unveils blood-reading authentication technology for corporate banking clients

'It’s very, very simple, yet it's very, very secure,' bank says of vein authentication technology
05 Sep 2014

AVG to buy MDM provider Location Labs in $220m deal

Location Labs backed by $26m in venture funding from BT, Intel and Qualcomm
04 Sep 2014

Majority of email users can't detect phishing scams, warns McAfee

In tests, 79 per cent of users failed to detect at least one phishing attempt
04 Sep 2014

All 500,000 Cryptolocker victims can recover files for free

FireEye and Fox-IT team up to offer 'master decryption key' but not all files will be able to be decrypted
06 Aug 2014

Hardware market 'does remain a focus' says BlackBerry enterprise chief

Passport 'will not be for everyone', but company continues to work on new devices, says Sims
29 Jul 2014

Security vs performance

Imposing security from above can make IT the ‘Department of No’, writes John Leonard, meaning it’s important to strike the right balance
21 Jul 2014

Blackphone: BlackBerry 'compromised its integrity' in security years ago, and has no right to criticise us

Super-secure smartphone maker describes BlackBerry’s criticism as 'slinging mud'
17 Jul 2014

Connecting risk management to cyber security

Danny Palmer investigates how businesses can protect themselves against uncertain cyber threats in light of the increasing number of connected devices in the world
14 Jul 2014

Biffa still using Windows XP across the company, 'no business case' for Windows 7 says IT director

Migration planned, but firewalls are enough for now says David Gooding
09 Jul 2014

The smartphone as universal access device

Entrust's Mark Reeves talks mobile authentication and access management to the Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit
01 Jul 2014

Advanced Persistent Threats 'absolutely exist' says Palo Alto Networks

'This kind of thing is happening all the time now' says systems engineering manager Sherlow
01 Jul 2014

BBC board wary of security projects, says info security manager

'It’s all about reputation, availability and staying on the telly' reveals Cooper
01 Jul 2014

No more castle building - enterprise security and risk management

Research for Enterprise Security & Risk Management Summit 2014 finds IT moving away from a protect-at-all-costs mentality
01 Jul 2014

Ten per cent of IT leaders deliberately compromise on security

Computing Research finds troubling holes in data centre security.
01 Jul 2014

Android is secure for business, says Samsung enterprise mobile director

Samsung director of enterprise mobile Phil Lander tells Computing that business users shouldn't have security fears over Android devices
26 Jun 2014