Security technology

Teach engineers cyber security skills to protect critical national infrastructure, says IET

SMEs are at particular risk of losing IP because they don't think they are vulnerable
10 May 2013

McAfee acquires Stonesoft in $389m deal

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Intel-owned anti-virus software vendor adds firewall technology to its portfolio
07 May 2013

Firms lack cyber recovery plans for 'doomsday scenarios', says Bank of England

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John Milne urges companies to check that their recovery solutions would work in worst-case situations
25 Apr 2013

“We’re yet to find an MDM solution that truly works,” says Channel 4 CISO

Selective wiping is a must for Channel 4, but is not a feature in many MDM solutions
19 Apr 2013

'Without Splunk we might be taken out of the market,' says Barclays

Head of security services praises Splunk for helping it comply with regulations
19 Apr 2013

Splunk reduces firewall management from minutes to 20 seconds, says WorldPay

Online payment service provider saves time managing a diverse firewall estate
18 Apr 2013

NHS trust selects Safend suite to replace free McAfee Safeboot solution

Reporting features, simpler management and overall security features worth paying for, says trust
04 Apr 2013

Third-party software accounts for 86 per cent of PC vulnerabilities

Nine out of 10 security flaws are a result of non-native products such as Chrome, Firefox and iTunes
15 Mar 2013

Symantec CTO: World War III could start with a cyber battle

Cyber tools could also be used for propaganda and disinformation, says Greg Day
11 Mar 2013

Oxford blocks Google Docs

Google needs to do more to fight cyber-crime, says university after spate of phishing attacks
19 Feb 2013

Outsourcing a 'major component' of two-thirds of IT security lapses

Trustwave report highlights outsourcing as a major risk factor as many types of security software become increasingly ineffective
12 Feb 2013

Google could do more to protect Android users from malware, says AVG

Change publishing conditions, scan new data packages, suggests Krčma
08 Feb 2013

2013 will see more Stuxnet and Flame-like malware attacks, says AVG CTO

But hacktivists are more bark than bite says Ben-Itzhak
06 Feb 2013

Analysis: Defenders of the AV faith

Anti-virus software vendors have hit back at criticism of their products, arguing that AV forms an essential part of a multi-layered security strategy
24 Jan 2013

CISOs: Big security vendors caught on the hop by rise in enterprise mobility

CISOs of Network Rail, Commerzbank, Field Fisher Waterhouse slate bigger vendors for slow response to BYOD
16 Jan 2013

NHS Trust selects Wave Systems’ Safend Encryptor to replace 'unreliable' McAfee Endpoint

Check Point Full Disk was also considered in tender process
13 Dec 2012

Third party applications – a chink in your armour

Third party applications – a chink in your armour. During this web seminar we will explore how to mitigate the risk from third party applications using a step by step guide to patch management as part of a complete endpoint security management programme.
12 Dec 2012

Android's built-in malware scanner detects just 15 per cent of threats

Jellybean's in-built software has a long way to go but shows promise, says computer scientist.
11 Dec 2012

Opinion: For better security, honesty is the best policy

The IT industry’s tendency to brush security breaches under the carpet is not doing anyone any favours, particularly users, argues Simon Bain
12 Nov 2012

Spy agency GCHQ launches cyber incident response scheme

Scheme to cover organisations running 'critical national infrastructure'
07 Nov 2012

Risk Based Security Management – Corporate reality or wishful thinking?

Live 7th November, 3pm- During this web seminar we will be looking at what RBSM is and why risks are frequently under- or overestimated to the detriment of the organisation as a whole.
02 Nov 2012

McAfee customers admit the firm 'doesn’t hold the best grades in everything'

Customers reflect on McAfee multivendor pledge
25 Oct 2012

McAfee customers: BYOD security products are still 'immature'

IT leaders attending FOCUS 12 express deep reservations about BYOD security offerings
25 Oct 2012

McAfee announces real-time reporting and multi-vendor focus for Policy Orchestrator 5.0

No more ‘silo operating’ as security firm opens its solutions
25 Oct 2012