Latest Cyber Security articles

Web security providers welcome government Cyber Streetwise campaign

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

How can the Cyber Security Challenge be improved?

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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

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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

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

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

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

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