Latest Cyber Security articles

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

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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

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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

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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

World needs 21 million cyber security professionals - but there's only 3,000 now, warns expert

'671.9 million of the internet's 672 million websites aren't being properly tested,' says WhiteHat's Robert Hansen
17 Oct 2013

Kevin Mitnick: 'The only thing McAfee is good at is making videos'

Outspoken security expert and reformed hacker claims that anti-virus software is next to useless, and shows how peer to peer software can cause devestating leaks of sensitive corporate data
16 Oct 2013

Not enough cyber warriors to fight computer hackers, says former White House security chief

'As with anything, it really comes down to human capital and there simply isn't enough of it,' says Chris Finan
14 Oct 2013

NSA chief talks up need for cyber security legislation

Keith Alexander also backs MI5 head, and asks telecoms firms to trust the NSA
11 Oct 2013

ICO insists its policy on fines is not biased against public sector

'I certainly wouldn’t suggest people have been let off’ says ICO tech group manager Rice
11 Oct 2013

Adobe cyber attack: 2.9 million customers' private data stolen

Credit card and debit card details, expiration dates, and other data all removed from Adobe's systems
04 Oct 2013

Ex-NSA CIO blasts US government's 'terrible' cyber security - and companies aren't much better

You're on your own, warns Dr Prescott Winter, even though many companies have 'appalling' cyber security
03 Oct 2013

Banks ordered to bolster cyber defences by FPC

'Concrete plan' by banks to handle cyber attacks to be handed to Financial Policy Committee in six months
02 Oct 2013

Splunk 2013: Top enterprise cyber security 'appalling' - former NSA CIO/CTO

Dr Prescott Winter tells Splunk 2013 big data is key to upping poor cyber security among big business
02 Oct 2013

MoD recruiting 'cyber reservists' to defend the UK and attack enemies

Recruitment for cyber workforce will begin in October
30 Sep 2013