This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.X

News Bytes

News Bytes GCHQ selects new director general

GCHQ selects new director general

Robert Hannigan is to replace Sir Ian Lobban as the director general of the UK's GCHQ.

News Bytes French hardware maker LaCie admits year-long data breach

French hardware maker LaCie admits year-long data breach

French hard drive manufacturer LaCie has begun notifying customers that their personal information may have been compromised if they bought products between March 2013 and 2014.

News Bytes OU Masters with digital forensics

OU Masters with digital forensics

Today the Open University launches a new Masters qualification in Computing which includes new modules on corporate digital forensics

News Bytes Capgemini and Aston University launch IT university degrees

Capgemini and Aston University launch IT university degrees

IT consultancy Capgemini has teamed with Aston University to offer two work-based BSc degrees in software engineering and information systems.

News Bytes Hackers deface Russian news website amid Crimea crisis

Hackers deface Russian news website amid Crimea crisis

RT.com, the pro-Putin Russian news website, says that hackers defaced its website by replacing the word "Russian" with the word "Nazi" in several article headlines earlier today.

News Bytes Maryland university data breach compromises 300,000 records

Maryland university data breach compromises 300,000 records

The University of Maryland in the US says that a "sophisticated" cyber-attack exposed sensitive personal data on more than 300,000 faculty, staff and students who attended the school since 1998.

News Bytes UK lags behind US in cyber security stakes

UK lags behind US in cyber security stakes

Only 17 percent of UK business leaders see cyber security as a major priority, compared to 41 percent in the US - and 52 percent in Brazil, the most alert to the problem according to new research from BT.

News Bytes Russian hacker owns up to taking over BBC server

Russian hacker owns up to taking over BBC server

A Russian hacker secretly took over a computer server at the British Broadcasting Corporation on Christmas Day.

News Bytes

Cyber criminal steals £400,000 from UK students

A Nigerian man from Manchester has been jailed for almost four years after using phishing emails to steal some £400,000 from 238 students.

News Bytes Own goal as Manchester United faces up to Twitter hack

Own goal as Manchester United faces up to Twitter hack

Manchester United's official Twitter account was reportedly hacked on December 4, shortly after the Premier League champions lost their second successive home match for the first time in 11 years.

SC webcasts on demand

This is how to secure data in the cloud


Exclusive video webcast & Q&A sponsored by Vormetric


As enterprises look to take advantage of the cloud, they need to understand the importance of safeguarding their confidential and sensitive data in cloud environments. With the appropriate security safeguards, such as fine-grained access policies, a move to the cloud is as, or more, secure than an on-premise data storage.


View the webcast here to find out more