Sony Pictures hacked by GOP which is demanding cash or disclosure of company secrets.
Internet firms and privacy campaigners are warning that a new Government law could pave the way for the renewed blanket collection of personal mobile phone data for use by UK police and intelligence agencies.
National Grid's chief information security officer and head of digital risk Graham Wright talked targeted attacks, critical infrastructure and the blurring of physical and digital security at a recent London conference.
Symantec has discovered a new piece of customisable malware - reminiscent of the Stuxnet worm - which has been stealing data from governments, telcos, energy companies and SMEs since 2008. And experts say the threat actor could be the US or UK government.
High-profile CISOs and senior IT security managers talked advanced persistent threats (APTs) and how they can be countered at SC Magazine's latest roundtable in central London.
A pessimistic approach to future threats is advised by Chris McIntosh as the necessary attitude to minimise the extent to which they happen, and bolster our preparedness to cope if and when they do.
Security needs to be a concern throughout the software development cycle, not just a developer issue, nor simply tagged on at the end says Stephen Morrow.
Paul Bonner advises companies merging to take the best security practice from each component company, and not impose the practices of the dominant player - or resistance is likely.