The latest ICYMI column looks at the week's biggest stories, including hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and the take-down of thousands of French websites.
CISOs are increasingly taking on greater management responsibilities - but are they as a result being divorced from their firm's true security maturity and the tools needed to avoid being breached?
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has been heavily criticised for failing to fine London-based shoe retailer Office, after a hacker accessed more than a million of its customers' details and unencrypted passwords.
A new study has found that almost half (47 percent) of UK consumers are taking a greater interest in being safe online.
Sony president and chief executive Kazuo Hirai has surprisingly claimed that last November's cyber-attack will not have a huge impact on the firm's financial results.
A new study reveals that 97 percent of companies have been breached, and increasingly they are compromised by 'advanced' malware from APT threat actors.
Multinational financial services corporation Morgan Stanley has fired an employee who stole data on 350,000 clients, according to reports.
Cyber-terrorism is becoming an increasingly likely scenario, experts warn
The US government is now officially blaming the North Korean governments for the cyber-attacks against Sony Pictures.
US officials have concluded that North Korea was "centrally involved" in the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, according to American national media and TV reports.
Eon Productions, the producers behind the upcoming James Bond film 'Spectre', have confirmed that an 'early version' of the script has been stolen and leaked by the Guardians of Peace (GOP) hackers.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five most popular articles on SC, including weak passwords exposed in the Sony Pictures breach and the return of the Poodle flaw.
Lizard Squad claims to have hacked Sony's PlayStation Network, with the firm still reeling from one of the biggest data breaches in recent history.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five most popular articles on SC, including the launch of a new cyber-security degree, new ATM malware and Sony's latest data breach.
TLS bugs, the definition of an advanced persistent threat and new figures on NHS data breaches are the pick of the stories in the latest In Case You Missed It column.
HSBC Turkey has confirmed that a recent cyber-attack resulted in the loss of card details on 2.7 million customers.
An anonymous group of hackers claims to have compromised seven million Dropbox accounts, although there is early speculation that this could be a Bitcoin scam or duplicate data coming from an earlier breach.
The CEO of US investment bank JPMorgan says the company will double its spending in cyber-security following a data breach which affected approximately 84 million account holders.
This week's In Case You Missed It column looks at concerns around data trust and transparency, and the latest serious data breach at one of the biggest technology start-ups.
Renowned cryptographer Bruce Schneier took aim at the security industry and poor incident response planning during a typically forthright talk in London yesterday.
The JPMorgan hack is already having a knock-on effect in the UK, with the government and private sector seeking to better protect financial institutions from cyber-criminals.
A UK-based insurer has joined banking group JPMorgan in admitting this week that it has been hacked, with 83 million customer accounts compromised on the latter.
Wearable technology raises many of the same concerns as smart phones and USBs - recording, storing and transmission of data by individuals - and your security policies should include that risk says Paul Martini.
Travel firm Viator has suffered a data breach that has compromised the credentials or payment card details of up to 1.4 million of its customers.
Face-to-face information-sharing with peers is a vital route to learn industry fraud-prevention lessons says Tim Lansdale.
The Home Depot card data breach may have continued for longer than the Target attack late last year, according to new reports.
Recent research suggests European business are very concerned about the security and transparency of cloud services, which they blame for increased data breaches.
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