Latest Cyber Security articles

Data protection : 2014 and beyond

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Andrew Dyson, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains what the impending EU data protection regulation has in store
20 Jan 2014

Cyber attack launched through fridge as internet-of-things vulnerabilities become apparent

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Malicious emails sent via household appliances, says Proofpoint
17 Jan 2014

Blackphone promises to put privacy first

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

Cyber security talent goes to the highest bidder

The UK is widely seen as a world leader in cyber security expertise. But as Sooraj Shah reports, it is mainly those firms with the deepest pockets that are benefiting
16 Jan 2014

'Companies are losing the battle against cyber crime' - KPMG auditors

KPMG's UK Audit Committee Institute warns about poor quality data hampering cyber protection efforts
16 Jan 2014

KPMG scales down sponsorship of the Cyber Security Challenge because of a ‘lack of credible candidates’

UK head of cyber security believes a better ROI would be to talk to university students
15 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

Web security providers welcome government Cyber Streetwise campaign

Sophos, Symantec and Tenable all support new effort to raise cyber awareness
13 Jan 2014

How can the Cyber Security Challenge be improved?

Finalists of the competition say it needs a higher profile, but that the format should remain
08 Jan 2014

FireEye acquires cyber incident response firm Mandiant for $1bn

Mandiant has been been a partner of FireEye's since April 2012
03 Jan 2014

RSA paid $10m by NSA to use weakened security in its products, claims Reuters - UPDATED

EMC-owned company took $10m from the NSA to use cryptography known to be weak in its security software, claims Reuters
20 Dec 2013

Cyber security concerns will rise for all in 2014 - KPMG

Consultancy says government, business and consumers need to be aware of threats
17 Dec 2013

Indian government to introduce 'total internet surveillance' system

All emails, blog posts, social media and voice calls in India to be subject to surveillance
17 Dec 2013

NSA telephone data collection ruled unconstitutional

NSA activities described as 'almost Orwellian' in first post-Snowden case
17 Dec 2013

Backbytes: “To see naked pictures of Carla Bruni click here”

Want to know what our leaders are up to at those top secret meetings in places like Davos and Watford? Easy. Just send them a dodgy email
12 Dec 2013

Government suppliers will need cyber kitemark to win business

Government updates its cyber security strategy two years after its launch
12 Dec 2013

Encrypting data will not stop government snooping

Tech companies are looking to encryption to protect their data from the NSA – but the truth is, if the government wants, the government gets. Danny Palmer explores the issues
10 Dec 2013

Adobe Flash, PDF and Oracle Java “most dangerous” file types

Popular browser plug-ins and apps account for two-thirds of exploits
09 Dec 2013

Top ten cyber security stories of 2013

Computing looks back at the security stories that rocked the industry throughout the year
09 Dec 2013

Top 10 IT skills stories of 2013

Computing has a look at the hardest hitting IT skills stories of the year
09 Dec 2013

Cyber skills gap – where does the fault lie?

Are unrealistic recruitment policies to blame for the UK’s cyber skills crisis? Sooraj Shah weighs up the evidence
06 Dec 2013

JP Morgan warns 465,000 customers that data could be exposed after cyber attack

Personal data could have been taken from web servers, says bank
05 Dec 2013

David Cameron to enter talks with China over cyber spying

Prime Minister says 'cyber dialogue between UK and China is necessary'
04 Dec 2013

Deloitte on the hunt for cyber security professionals with 'people skills'

Deloitte needs security professionals who can explain to stakeholders what a problem is in simple terms, says head of cyber security
03 Dec 2013