Security

Open University course aims to introduce cyber security to 200,000 people

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University hopes new eight-week course will inspire people to opt for career in cyber security
02 Jul 2014

'Buy a big enough botnet and you can crack almost any level of encryption' says BT

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'Encryption no longer be all and end all' says head of information assurance Jelleyman
01 Jul 2014

Information security personnel are 'unsung hereos,' says Vodafone awareness manager

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Luisa Gentile tells Computing's Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit that information security staff need more recognition for their work
01 Jul 2014

Project to detect collusion attacks on Android begins

Collusion attacks use malicious apps to circumvent Android controls in order to pass data to criminals
01 Jul 2014

The smartphone as universal access device

Entrust's Mark Reeves talks mobile authentication and access management to the Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit
01 Jul 2014

Advanced Persistent Threats 'absolutely exist' says Palo Alto Networks

'This kind of thing is happening all the time now' says systems engineering manager Sherlow
01 Jul 2014

Email isn't secure but it's here to stay, says Websense information security officer

People dislike email but businesses are stuck with it, Neil Thacker tells Computing's Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit
01 Jul 2014

M&S CISO: I have to remind our board that we are going to have data breaches and get hacked

Matt Denny was launched into a 'here be dragons' type situation
01 Jul 2014

BBC board wary of security projects, says info security manager

'It’s all about reputation, availability and staying on the telly' reveals Cooper
01 Jul 2014

Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit 2014 Live!

The latest news and views from Computing's summit held in Hilton Tower Bridge
01 Jul 2014

Ten per cent of IT leaders deliberately compromise on security

Computing Research finds troubling holes in data centre security.
01 Jul 2014

DDoS attacks hit 41 per cent of organisations in the past year

BT study finds that attacks were becoming more effective at subverting IT security measures
30 Jun 2014

Android is secure for business, says Samsung enterprise mobile director

Samsung director of enterprise mobile Phil Lander tells Computing that business users shouldn't have security fears over Android devices
26 Jun 2014

US ambassador: 'We must stop Chinese cyber crime'

Max Baucus, the United States ambassador to China, says action must be taken to prevent cyber crime originating from the country
25 Jun 2014

Theresa May still wants to push through 'snooper's charter', denies UK is a surveillance state

Home secretary claims legislation is needed to fight modern criminals using the web, but plans still concern privacy campaigners
25 Jun 2014

Cabinet Office and Capita joint venture to offer cyber security training for boards and CEOs

Axelos will charge a fee for scenario-based and 'gamification' training sessions
24 Jun 2014

Heartbleed - 300,000 systems still not secure

Even a decade from now, critical systems could be vulnerable, claims security researcher
23 Jun 2014

International study claims almost half of organisations obstruct citizens' access to their own data

University of Sheffield report raises concerns about access to data and calls for more to be done to ensure freedom of information
23 Jun 2014

US Congress to cut finance for NSA ‘backdoor snooping’

Representatives assert themselves to bar government agencies from demanding 'back door' access to IT platforms
20 Jun 2014

Morgan Stanley: We deal with 'rogue IT' by blocking Amazon, Dropbox and other cloud services

Morgan Stanley cloud chief Laszlo Kollar takes drastic action to keep unwanted cloud services out of the bank's network
19 Jun 2014

Amazon launches smartphone with 3D gimmickry and retail sales leanings

That’s all very well… but is it innovation?
19 Jun 2014

European Court of Justice to investigate Facebook-NSA privacy fears

Privacy campaigner Max Schrems wants investigation on how the NSA uses EU Facebook users' data
19 Jun 2014

GCHQ can now legally track Google, Facebook and web-based email without warrants

Welcome to your connected future, citizen
18 Jun 2014

Millions of patients’ NHS data sold to private companies

Care.data should be shelved until changes are made, says privacy campaigner Phil Booth
18 Jun 2014