Here are the five most popular SC articles, as seen by you the reader, in the week for July 18 to 24.
This week's In Case You Missed column considers the possibility of cyber warfare, the money reaching cyber security start-ups and how charity can start at home for InfoSec practitioners.
The European Central Bank admitted today that its website was hacked and said that some email addresses and other contact information was stolen.
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) column takes a look at Google's Project Zero, accusations of double-standards at the ICO and the need to share intelligence on critical infrastructure.
John Donahoe, the chief executive officer of eBay, has confirmed that May's data breach has had a negative impact on revenues and user activity.
New research from IT security vendor Websense and Ponemon Institute indicates that security professionals want their companies to invest in new technology, but are doing little to 'upskill' existing staff.
IT technology website lost data on one million users to Russian hackers.
More than 96 percent of organisations experienced a significant IT security incident in the past year.
A study of some of the UK's top chief information security officers (CISOs) has revealed that just 21 percent are conducting security awareness training on a regular basis.
Here are the five most popular articles, as read by you the reader, in the week for July 4 to 11.
UK-based travel booking website Hotel Hippo appears to have closed just one week after an independent security consultant found that the firm had weak security and privacy controls.
A new study from IT governance reveals that a half of IT staff believe that their company may have suffered a data breach without it being detected.
Dated data protection laws, punitive punishments and an inability to classify data are problems for businesses in the age of ever-increasing data breaches, says Martin Sugden.
Traditional antivirus (AV) products have been taking a beating in the media recently, but why? The reason is simple; they cannot and do not protect you from new malware.
Two-factor authentication can be bypassed on some of PayPal's mobile applications.
Get your incident response plan in place, and practice it if you want to ensure you're back up and running quickly following a breach says Ted Julian.
The personal data of up to 10,000 NHS patients may have been compromised in a data breach that one leading industry expert has described as showing a "truly shameful level of negligence and disregard for personal data".
Details of 600,000 French and Belgian customers to be released tonight if ransom not paid today say hackers.
A spate of DDoS attacks against cloud services Evernote and Feedly is the talk of this week's In Case You Missed It column.
The emerging concept in preparation of advanced cyber defence is cyber war games.
New research sponsored by McAfee indicates that the global cost of cybercrime tops £265 billion, but suggests that other hidden costs - such as reputation damage - could be harder to estimate.
Data breaches continue to make the news, with eBay and Target the most prominent of recent victims, but questions are now being asked on which personnel should take the blame.
Security awareness training must be high on the agenda of best practice when companies fight off cyber threats, experts concluded at the SC Congress London.
PCI compliance was called a 'gold standard' and 'secure baseline' at a conference in London today, but not all believe that it does enough to guard against data breaches.
Log management and file integrity management may be the solution - Randomstorm head of R&D Steve Jones.
This development represents something of a shift in hacker methodology - Nigel Stanley, Incoming Thought CEO/analyst
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has criticised the Students Loans Company Limited after several data breaches where customer records were lost.
China's unit 61398 identified as a 24-person operation; three US companies fail to report breaches.
eBay's data breach is the top news story in this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) column.
But it could be the real thing and you might find out if you have 1.45 bitcoins to spare.