Chinese hackers have successfully infiltrated five European Foreign Ministries and targeted other Western industrial companies, according to researchers.
Market watchers are concerned that the pan-European data protection law is taking too long to pass and say that it may be watered down as a result.
The UK government's attempt to streamline the policing of fraud and cyber crime has been labelled "political", and "fragmented" .
The directors of 86 percent of Britain's biggest companies still don't consider the cyber threat in their decision making.
Phone, internet and email records of UK citizens have been stored and analysed by America's National Security Agency, following a secret deal with the British Government.
Security professionals are being urged to support a major new joint UK and US government campaign against paedophiles operating in the 'dark web', by being alert to child abuse images in their company networks.
The Government's '999' emergency service to help companies and government agencies who suffer a cyber attack has kicked-off, almost three months after its official launch.
Microsoft has confirmed to SCMagazineUK.com that it is considering encrypting customers' personal data which it sends over the internet, in the wake of the allegations of mass electronic surveillance by the NSA.
GCHQ allegedly set up fake LinkedIn and Slashdot pages to plant malware, targeting employees at Global Roaming Exchange (GRX) providers, compromising their computers.
Blaming cloud providers for giving in to the demands of US intelligence is a naive approach to a complex issue.
In an unprecedented move, all three UK intelligence chiefs were jointly called to account today in a timely meeting of the parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) tasked with providing political oversight of the UK's intelligence agencies.
The role of the chief information security officer is expanding to meet new challenges, says Paul Swarbrick, former CISO at NATS, as Karen Epper Hoffman reports.
The backlash in the UK and Europe against US electronic mass spying is set to have a significant impact on security professionals and their organisations with Germany and France leading opposition.
The National Security Agency (NSA) website went down on Friday at around 5:15 p.m., Eastern Time.
Prime Minister David Cameron tried unsuccessfully to stall the introduction of a strong European-wide data protection law until 2015, when he met his fellow EU country leaders at last week's (25 October) top-level summit.
The UK is facing much tougher data protection laws to forbid mass surveillance, after the EU voted to impose fines of up to five per cent of turnover or €100 million for companies breaching the rules.
The newly formed National Crime Agency (NCA) - 'Britain's FBI' - intends to hire 400 apprentice cyber crime fighters and intelligence officers over the next year.
The mass surveillance of UK and European citizens by GCHQ and America's National Security Agency contravened international law, according to experts appearing before a European Parliament inquiry.
The UK government's flagship £650 million National Cyber Security Programme has been accused by some of its private sector partners with lacking co-ordination and failing SMEs in the battle against the cyber threat.
A proposed cyber governance health check could face a first hurdle with a number of companies not signing up to take part.
It is easy to be critical of the government when it comes to cyber security, but the truth is that up against attacks, a lack of funding and an increasingly able adversary, what it is achieving is not all that bad.
The US House of Representatives pushed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) forward last night.
The EU's network and information security agency (ENISA) is to be strengthened in-line with the proposed cyber security strategy.
The US government is suddenly getting serious about cyber security.
The department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has lost 83 smartphones and 17 laptops over the past five years.
On 1st February the UK government removed all GSi Code of Connection (GCSx) Connectivity from the GCF catalogue. On 7th February, The European Digital Directive was published' - so how can CISOs ensure that their organisations remain compliant when the targets keep moving?
Calls have been made for the US Congress to work on and approve information security policies to enable a more secure environment.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is to lead a government benchmarking scheme to produce guidance on cyber security for the financial services sector.
Repeated cyber intrusions into critical infrastructure demonstrate the need for improved cyber security.
It is 23 years since President Bush Senior talked of a 'new world order' of a trusted and peaceful world.