Latest Cyber security articles

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

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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'

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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

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"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

Cabinet Office launches Cyber Security Challenge 'masterclass'

The event will culminate in a champion being crowned on Saturday evening
14 Mar 2014

MoD cyber crime warning to SMEs: ‘They’re out to get you’

Ministry spokesperson warns SMEs gathered at Coventry University that they're a prime target for hackers
14 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: Security in the age of insecurity

How can organisations avoid falling dangerously behind in the cyber security arms race?
11 Mar 2014

Attracting cyber security talent a 'challenge' for police - Cyber Crime Unit's Andy Archibald

"Within the private sector the salary packages are more attractive," Archibald tells e-Crime Congress
11 Mar 2014

‘Snake’ cyber espionage operation the work of 'well-funded professionals'

BAE Systems analyses toolkit and finds that it 'bears all the hallmarks of a highly sophisticated cyber operation'
07 Mar 2014

How cyber criminals beat email filters and web gateways

Mark Sparshott, executive director at Proofpoint, told delegates at Computing's IT Leaders' Forum event how cyber criminals use an understanding of psychology to defeat traditional security tools
06 Mar 2014

BT: Security risks span shared infrastructures and supply chains

"We need to spend more money now just to stand still," says head of information assurance at BT, at Computing's IT Leaders' Forum
06 Mar 2014

Between the NSA and Patriot Act, is data privacy extinct?

Sooraj Shah investigates whether firms rushing to build data centres outside the US are just wasting their time
06 Mar 2014

Security flaw left Parliament website open to hackers

'Depressing basic error' could have been used to distribute malware within parliament, reveals programmer Terence Eden
04 Mar 2014

Security vulnerabilities found in Oracle Demantra

Four significant vulnerabilities found in part of Oracle's Value Chain Planning suite
04 Mar 2014

More action needed to tackle "critical national issue" of electric grid cyber security

Report by Bipartisan Policy Center sets out recommendations to protect US power from hackers
03 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: Will Blackphone change the Android security game?

A Spanish startup and some ex-military security experts are planning the last word in mobile defense.
28 Feb 2014

'Unconnected' XP machines just as dangerous as networked ones, argues Coalfire consultant

'It doesn’t face the internet' is a flawed argument by KPMG, says Andrew Barratt
28 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: 'Good is not good enough,' says BlackBerry CEO Chen

Read the fine print and free is not free' says Chen of Good’s migration policy
27 Feb 2014

Mobile devices 'significant risk' to cyber security - BAE Systems

Boards are starting to wake up to the risks
25 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: We're not 'trying' to bury Blackberry - Good Technology

CEO Wyatt says anti-BlackBerry campaign is nothing personal
24 Feb 2014

'Analytics key to stopping cyber attacks' - Websense's Alex Watson

Director of security research argues analysing big data for anomalies will be key to protecting organisations from cyber attacks
19 Feb 2014

Google acquires Israeli security start-up SlickLogin

Google buys "login through sound" software company
17 Feb 2014

'Think like a bad guy' to protect against hackers - HP Enterprise Security

Director of threat research for HP's Enterprise Security business unit says we are "read like an open book"
14 Feb 2014

US government sets out cyber security framework for business and industry

Voluntary framework to protect against cyber threats laid out by NIST and Barack Obama
13 Feb 2014

UK 'lags behind' US in cyber security awareness, claims BT

Research puts UK behind Brazil, US, France, Germany and Singapore in cyber security readiness
12 Feb 2014