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Cloud security
Security

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
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Security

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
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Email
Security

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
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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
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Vulnerability
Security

Software industry slammed for poor patching practice

Companies are still producing plenty of insecure software, as end-point vulnerabilities triple.
14 Feb 2012
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Computer love
Security

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
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Security
public sector

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
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Data protection
Security

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
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Hacking
Security

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
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Data protection
Security

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
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Phishing
Security

My email address is [CENSORED]

In this week's column, Davey Winder looks at whether businesses should keep email addresses secret.
20 Jan 2012
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Patch Tuesday
Security

Microsoft and Adobe plan busy January patch days

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

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
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cyber crime
Security

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
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Security

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
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Security

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
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McAfee Deep Defender
Security

McAfee releases first DeepSAFE product

The first sub-OS level security product arrives following Intel's acquisition of McAfee.
19 Oct 2011
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Hack
Security

Student accused of Sony Pictures hack pleads not guilty

A 23-year-old student, believed to be a member of LulzSec, pleads not guilty to accusations of hacking the Sony Pictures site earlier this year.
18 Oct 2011
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Security

Google and CAB team for online security campaign

The campaign will attempt to offer easy-to-understand security information for web users.
17 Oct 2011
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IDF 2011: Intel unveils first fruits of McAfee acquisition

The new DeepSAFE security offering is different to the software protection approach, Intel and McAfee claim.
13 Sep 2011
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top 10
Security

Top 10 social networking tips for enterprise - part two

We conclude our two-part look at what the big social networking sites had to offer businesses.
7 Sep 2011
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Network Access Control

ForeScout Technologies CounterACT 6.3.4

Network access control (NAC) products are often seen as expensive and difficult to deploy. ForeScout's CounterACT claims to be anything but and in thi…
10 Aug 2011
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Security

IT users' security awareness "out of date"

Half of us still think most malware spreads by email.
28 Jul 2011
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Sophos Endpoint Security and Data Protection 9.7
data protection

Sophos Endpoint Security and Data Protection 9.7 review

Sophos' latest Endpoint Security and Data Protection suite provides a wealth of features for protecting workstation and mobile data. It looks very goo…
12 Jul 2011
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