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More jobs but cyber security skills gap widens

More jobs but cyber security skills gap widens

There's an increasing demand for cyber security specialists in information security, but the challenge remains bringing the right graduates into the fold.

Big Data: A big deal?

Big Data: A big deal?

IT decision makers are leveraging Big Data security analytics tools to serve up more information on threats, reports Doug Drinkwater.

Patching: the unlocked door

Patching: the unlocked door

With Windows XP fast approaching its end-of-support deadline, many firms are going to be at risk of attack, reports Kate O'Flaherty.

Surety Business

Surety Business

The UK aims to be the safest place to do business online, but that aim is potentially undermined by cyber security skills shortages, says (ISC)²'s John Colley. Tony Morbin reports

PCI compliance: The slow road to progress

PCI compliance: The slow road to progress

PCI DSS 3.0 may be on the horizon, but a new study suggests that companies are not only slow in updating, but also approaching compliance in the wrong way.

European investigators want cross-border legislation to fight cyber crime

European investigators want cross-border legislation to fight cyber crime

Criminal investigators want changes made to European law so that they can fight international cyber crime faster and more efficiently.

Cyber security 'failure' could result in next major terrorism attack

Cyber security 'failure' could result in next major terrorism attack

Compliance, standards, a shortage in IT security skills and budgets are reasons behind the 'failure' of cyber security, experts conclude at French information security conference

Privacy & security concerns threaten to derail the Internet of Things

Privacy & security concerns threaten to derail the Internet of Things

The world's largest consumer electronics event boasts new gadgets, but concerns rise on the Internet of Things.

Safe Passage

Safe Passage

The latest PCI update offers improvements to ensure security in online transactions, says Tim Lansdale, head of payment security, WorldPay. Tony Morbin reports.

League table Go-Ahead

League table Go-Ahead

In a special one-off case study linking our themes of PCI compliance and security spend, Random Storm technical director and co-founder Andrew Mason describes to SC a case study that tackles both issues with the aid of league tables.

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