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Computing Refresh: Box delays IPO, Europe fails, and all your data belongs to US

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02 May 2014

BBC: Involve all staff in cyber security education

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BBC’s head of information security explains that all security incidents are an opportunity to learn and improve, and that communication with stakeholders is paramount
02 May 2014

Less than one-third of 'serious' security breaches made public

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Security incidents routinely hushed up – even if sensitive data is leaked
01 May 2014

BBC: “Incident response isn’t a paper you put on the shelf and just grab when someone starts screaming”

David Jones, head of information security at the BBC, explains how incident response works at the broadcaster, and stresses that organisations must move away from a blame culture when it comes to security breaches
01 May 2014

UK organisations second most targeted by APTs in Europe, according to FireEye study

Number of unique infections more than tripled from January to December 2013, FireEye study finds
30 Apr 2014

Infosec 2014: EU cybercrime head blames TOR for making it difficult to catch criminals

Tools used to access the "deep web", Bitcoin and Edward Snowden blamed by European cyber-crime fighters
30 Apr 2014

Infosec 2014: Europe has “completely failed” at producing web companies so cannot complain about US spying

"It's easy to blame the USA for treating the EU as a colony" says F-Secure’s Hypponen
30 Apr 2014

Infosec 2014: Investment in cyber security a major selling point to potential clients, says AXA UK security chief

Organisaitons that invest more in security tools have an upper hand, claims Michael Colao
29 Apr 2014

Computing Refresh: 25 April 2014

Microsoft acquires Nokia, Bank of England employs hackers, Heartbleed continues to run riot
25 Apr 2014

Google, Facebook, Amazon unite in a bid to ensure Heartbleed doesn't happen again

13 technology giants team up with The Linux Foundation to support ‘critical’ open source projects
24 Apr 2014

Bank of England to employ hackers

Penetration testing to be used to gauge banks' defences against hackers and cyber criminals
22 Apr 2014

UK IT Awards - What it means to win

Tony Pepper, CEO of Egress Software, discusses how his firm's victories in previous years' UK IT Awards have charted the growth of his business
17 Apr 2014

Why the enterprise must ensure it has a proper security policy

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

Computing teams up with QA Training to combat growing cyber security skills gap

Securing Talent campaign aims to raise awareness of growing need for professionals with IT security skills
11 Apr 2014

Nine in 10 organisations don't feel protected against 'insider threats'

Ovum and Vormetric research suggests 'privileged users' seen as an increasing risk within the business
03 Apr 2014

Sell Hack, the email-revealing LinkedIn plug-in, shuts down... for now

Browser extension shuts down after a cease and desist order from LinkedIn but vows to return after "record signups"
02 Apr 2014

Government launches Computer Emergency Response Team to fight cyber crime threat

Delayed CERT-UK will coordinate with industry to protect against computer crime and state-sponsored cyber espionage
31 Mar 2014

Tackling the challenge of attracting cyber security talent to the public sector

Danny Palmer examines what the public sector can do to attract top cyber security talent when competing against the higher salaries offered by private firms
28 Mar 2014

Businesses should have to report cyber attacks, says shadow defence secretary

"Serious questions need to be asked about the nature of the cyber threat facing the UK" says Labour's Vernon Coaker
24 Mar 2014

NHS to continue forking out up to £40m for XP after Microsoft support ends

Whitehall favours one-year extension deal rather than moving on
21 Mar 2014

BT, IBM, Capgemini to offer cyber security apprenticeships

Employers team up with e-skills UK in a bid to close 'cyber skills gap'
20 Mar 2014

Less than a third of Cyber Security Challenge finalists have found a job in cyber security

Cabinet Office says that 'almost a third of face 2 face and masterclass contestants find a career in IT security'
18 Mar 2014

Energy firms 'increasingly vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks'

Marsh report warns industrial control systems leaving 'open door' for hackers
18 Mar 2014

James Brokenshire on the cyber role of the National Crime Agency

"The NCA is leading in the fight against the most serious and organised cyber criminals," says former government security minister in an exclusive interview with Computing
14 Mar 2014