Latest Cyber Security articles

We should replace the word 'cloud' with 'somebody else's computer', says security expert

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When thinking about security we need to remember the physical reality of cloud computing, Graham Cluley tells Computing
02 Dec 2013

The Economist selects Tempest Security Intelligence to help combat cyber attacks

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Tempest Intelligence enables the publisher to save money and better thwart attacks, says head of infosecurity
29 Nov 2013

'There is no cyber security skills gap' – The Economist's head of infosecurity

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Vicki Gavin believes that there must be 'a lot of really bad recruiters out there'
29 Nov 2013

Several UK banks hit by cyber attacks in last six months – Bank of England

Cyber attacks have revealed vulnerabilities which could be significant, report says
28 Nov 2013

Boardroom must understand cyber threats to ensure business security, agree experts

Security expert Graham Cluley and Proofpoint's Mark Sparshott agree security policy must filter down from executive level on Computing web seminar
28 Nov 2013

UK FTSE 350 firms not considering cyber risks – Government

Only a quarter of firms believe CIO is responsible for cyber security
26 Nov 2013

NSA used malware to infiltrate more than 50,000 networks - Snowden

US National Security Agency accused of spreading malware in latest disclosures from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden
25 Nov 2013

Government 'frightened' of warning public about cyber threats

'They're frightened of frightening people and affecting the economy,' says Peter Wood, CEO of First Base Technologies
21 Nov 2013

Better education required to counter ‘culture of carelessness’ and protect mobile data from hackers

Security experts at Trend Micro roundtable debate how to fight threat of mobile data theft
21 Nov 2013

'NSA exceeded the scope of authorised acquisition continuously,' says Judge

FISC Judge John D. Bates criticses US government's Prism programme in recently revealed documents
19 Nov 2013

A third of SMBs unaware they've been cyber attack victims

Research by Ponemon on behalf of Sophos says more help needed to enable SMBs to understand cyber threats
19 Nov 2013

CESG and CREST reveal first companies to be certified for Cyber Incident Response schemes

BAE Systems Detica, PwC, Verizon UK are some of the companies selected to help firms deal with cyber attacks
18 Nov 2013

Bank of England conducts “Waking Shark” simulated cyber attack with financial services sector

Tuesday's exercise simulated attacks on investment banking and ATM network
13 Nov 2013

GCHQ used fake LinkedIn pages bearing malware to attack Belgacom

Spy agency used LinkedIn and Slashdot pages injected with malware to compromise Belgium's national telecoms operator
11 Nov 2013

How Qualys network security tools protect University of Westminster from cyber threats

The university's network security officer Ashley Pereira on why the institution chose QualysGuard Cloud Platform to protect against threats
07 Nov 2013

Microsoft, Google and Facebook offer bigger bounties for bug hunters

Computer giants team up to offer bigger rewards under the HackerOne bug bounty project
07 Nov 2013

BYOD is fine - but only on a dedicated network, says WWF CIO

Dave Southern tells Computing how the animal charity runs a separate network specifically for BYOD
06 Nov 2013

Dark Mail: Secure email project planned to combat the NSA and PRISM

Secure email providers collaborate on email platform designed to thwart government surveillance
04 Nov 2013

LinkedIn spear-phishing campaign discovered

New LinkedIn scam harvests users data for malicious purposes
01 Nov 2013

The Top 5 IT budget killers and how CIOs avoid them

There are certain elements of the IT estate that have a habit of springing nasty surprises on those drawing up the annual budget. In this documentary we speak to IBM, and the CIOs of Marks & Spencer and Network Rail to find out how they avoid the IT budget killers
30 Oct 2013

Adobe hack affected 38 million users – not three million

Photoshop source code also stolen, Adobe confirms
30 Oct 2013

Q&A with the Cyber Security Challenge participant who landed a cyber role at PwC

Computing speaks to Chris Doman, who came second in one of the challenges, about how the CSC enabled him to enter the cyber security field
29 Oct 2013

IT security at 96 per cent of UK businesses "not fit for purpose" - report

Ernst & Young report finds that budget constraints and a lack of skilled resources have hindered firms' fight against cyber-threats
29 Oct 2013

NIST releases cyber security framework to help US firms reduce risks

President Obama had instructed NIST to develop a voluntary framework for critical infrastucture owners and operators in February
23 Oct 2013