Security

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

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

Infosec 2014: Businesses should prepare for Google Glass, say security chiefs

Google Glass is now available in the UK for 1000
Security teams should be able to explain risks of solutions when they're asked, say Home Retail Group and AXA security chiefs
29 Apr 2014

Microsoft admits major vulnerability in Internet Explorer

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Windows XP users most at risk from 'Operation Clandestine Fox'
28 Apr 2014

US court says cloud companies must hand over ALL data on demand, regardless of where it is held

Holding data overseas doesn't exempt cloud computing companies from US government data grabs
28 Apr 2014

Government makes children's data available to private companies

Details such as gender, ethnicity and eligibility for free school meals to be accessible to researchers and third-party organisations
28 Apr 2014

Lloyds Banking Group clerks accused of £2m fraud

'High-tech' device installed on computer to steal private details to make fraudulent transfers
25 Apr 2014

Global shipping vulnerable to hackers

Experts warn automated systems could be exploited by cyber criminals
25 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

Significant rise in state-backed Eastern European cyber espionage

Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report shows cyber espionage is on the rise, particularly in Russian-speaking regions
22 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

HMRC to sell taxpayers' financial data to private companies

Government to abolish laws protecting taxpayer privacy to sell “anonymised” information about taxpayers
19 Apr 2014

Council of Europe launches human rights guide for the internet

Governments, private companies and other organisations have a duty to respect the human rights of internet users, the Council of Europe says
17 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

Fingerprint security loophole in Samsung Galaxy S5 could expose Paypal and other payment services

Galaxy S5 security loophole exposed as Samsung claims that it is selling better than its predecessor
16 Apr 2014

Privacy concerns surround FBI facial recognition database that will contain 52 million images by 2015

Electronic Frontier Foundation warns the facial recognition component of this database poses real threats to privacy
15 Apr 2014

Wirral Borough Council breached Data Protection Act by sending personal information to wrong address twice

ICO says council should have done more to keep information secure
15 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

BlackBerry Messenger and Secure Work Space affected by Heartbleed security flaw in OpenSSL

Security updates planned for BlackBerry Messenger and Secure Work Space – but most BlackBerry services don't use OpenSSL, says company
14 Apr 2014

NSA denies prior knowledge of Heartbleed bug

No parts of the US government were aware of OpenSSL flaw, claims the White House
14 Apr 2014

Microsoft: Our mobile app store is beating Android and Apple, thanks to microtransactions

'We have a child-proof PIN option, but it’s turned off by default' says head of the Windows Phone client store program at Microsoft, Zac Woodall
14 Apr 2014

Heartbleed: First reports of exploits emerge, warns US government agency

US Department of Homeland Security warns of first reports of Heartbleed OpenSSL exploits found in the wild
11 Apr 2014

NSA used Heartbleed security flaw to spy on internet users, claims Bloomberg

Bloomberg report suggests NSA knew about the bug and exploited it instead of blowing the whistle
11 Apr 2014

Heartbleed developer speaks as security flaw found in Cisco and Juniper gear

Major networking equipment suppliers affected by Heartbleed security flaw as developer goes public
11 Apr 2014