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Anonymous threatens to target GCHQ website again
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Anonymous threatens to target GCHQ website again

Hacking collective vows to follow up on recent anti-extradition attacks by aiming at GCHQ site this weekend.
18 Apr 2012
Intel: security inside
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Intel: security inside

Inside the enterprise: Intel has announced new chips that integrate security and data protection functions. Will this solve one of IT's bigger headach…
11 Apr 2012
Are you spending too much on IT security?
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Are you spending too much on IT security?

Fed up with enterprises using lack of budget as an excuse for not securing data properly, Davey Winder investigates whether organisations could actual…
6 Apr 2012
Microsoft urges users to apply latest security patch
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Microsoft urges users to apply latest security patch

Update address flaws in Remote Desktop Protocol
14 Mar 2012
Trustwave agrees to buy M86 Security
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Trustwave agrees to buy M86 Security

The deal will see M86's real-time zero-day protection products in the hands of new owners.
7 Mar 2012
Q&A: Symantec’s CISO on the source code hack
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Q&A: Symantec’s CISO on the source code hack

We chat with Symantec's CISO to talk about what happened during and after the source code leak saga earlier this year.
1 Mar 2012
Symantec releases a slice of O3 cloud security
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Symantec releases a slice of O3 cloud security

Just a third of the overall O3 package from Symantec is ready, with the rest coming at some point this year.
28 Feb 2012
RSA's Art Coviello: Security industry going through hell
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RSA's Art Coviello: Security industry going through hell

A year after the hack on RSA, Art Coviello says the entire security industry has been going through 'hell.'
28 Feb 2012
Qualys brings IronBee WAF to life
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Qualys brings IronBee WAF to life

The security vendor is to release the beta of its open source WAF in April this year.
27 Feb 2012
IBM builds on Q1 Labs acquisition with QRadar boost
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IBM builds on Q1 Labs acquisition with QRadar boost

Big Blue launches an updated version of the QRadar SIEM software it acquired after buying Q1 Labs last year.
22 Feb 2012
Email blunder costs council £65,000
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Email blunder costs council £65,000

Cheshire East Council is slapped with a hefty fine after an email containing sensitive information was passed on to the wrong recipients.
15 Feb 2012
Adobe patches two critical flaws
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Security

Adobe patches two critical flaws

Shockwave and RoboHelp flaws are covered by Adobe in a busy week for patching.
15 Feb 2012
Software industry slammed for poor patching practice
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Software industry slammed for poor patching practice

Companies are still producing plenty of insecure software, as end-point vulnerabilities triple.
14 Feb 2012
Valentine’s Patch Tuesday to fix 21 flaws
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Valentine’s Patch Tuesday to fix 21 flaws

Microsoft won't be spreading the love this Valentine's Day as nine security bulletins are set to be released.
10 Feb 2012
Striving to solve the security skills crisis
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Striving to solve the security skills crisis

The Cyber Security Challenge is doing a fine job, but flat registration growth and weak Government funding are cause for concern, Tom Brewster discove…
2 Feb 2012
Scottish council slapped with record ICO fine
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Scottish council slapped with record ICO fine

Midlothian Council is told to pay £140,000 after sending sensitive data to the wrong recipients five times in the space of six months.
30 Jan 2012
Symantec: Disable your pcAnywhere software
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Symantec: Disable your pcAnywhere software

The security giant advises users against running pcAnywhere until it has fixed vulnerabilities highlighted by a source code leak.
26 Jan 2012
ISF: Businesses need 'cyber resiliency'
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ISF: Businesses need 'cyber resiliency'

There are some attacks companies won't be able to protect themselves from, so drawing up a resiliency strategy is essential, the ISF says.
24 Jan 2012
My email address is [CENSORED]
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My email address is [CENSORED]

In this week's column, Davey Winder looks at whether businesses should keep email addresses secret.
20 Jan 2012
Microsoft and Adobe plan busy January patch days
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Microsoft and Adobe plan busy January patch days

IT departments will have a busy month of patching to kick off 2012.
9 Jan 2012
Fortinet FortiGate 111C
Fortinet FortiGate 111C
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Fortinet FortiGate 111C

Fortinet's compact FortiGate 111C appliance has a remarkable range of security measures at an affordable price. In this exclusive review, Dave Mitchel…
9 Dec 2011
Cyber crime on the rise in the UK
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Cyber crime on the rise in the UK

Cyber crime contributes to rising UK fraud levels, according to consultancy’s latest global research.
29 Nov 2011
Business of IT: Building a business case for security
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Business of IT: Building a business case for security

Security can be both the unseen hero and the weakest link in an organisation, so how do you make the case to spend enough to protect your organisation…
9 Nov 2011