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India and Pakistan tensions go online

India and Pakistan tensions go online

Recorded Future's new report shows the cold war between India and Pakistan has been turning hot in cyber-space.

Big cash prizes on offer as Pwn2Own turns difficulty setting up to eleven

Big cash prizes on offer as Pwn2Own turns difficulty setting up to eleven

Contest organisers challenge white hat hackers at CanSecWest to hack their way out of a VMware Workstation virtual machine

Insiders pose greater threat to businesses than outsiders

The Insider Threat is the most dangerous way to gain inside access to sensitive information.

'Right to be forgotten' extended to all Google domains in EU

To extend the "right to be forgotten" ruling, Google will start removing certain search results across all domains in the European Union.

EU Privacy Shield soon to be finalised

EU Privacy Shield soon to be finalised

Privacy Shield's long awaited final draft will be done by the end of this month. SC talked to some of those in the industry who will fall under its dominion

Features

Predictions: 2016 and beyond

Predictions: 2016 and beyond

Industry predictions for cyber-security are unlikely to achieve a consensus, but they do provide plenty of insights and recurring themes that serve as indicators of future trends, as the following edited forecasts reported by Tony Morbin demonstrate

Silver linings while clouds gather

Silver linings while clouds gather

There's no denying that cloud adoption is growing at a tremendous pace, along with a subsequent expansion of the threat landscape. Keeping mountains of data from numerous organisations on a third-party's servers might be a scary prospect for the security minded. But, Max Metzger asks, should we be worried?

Do your data policies stand up to scrutiny?

Do your data policies stand up to scrutiny?

Most companies are not ready or able to comply with the proposed new Data Protection Regulations, reports Roi Perez, while ignoring them is not an option given the prospect of heavy fines of up to €20 million

Opinion

A data revolution in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A data revolution in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Today, as the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) gathers pace, all areas of industry are experiencing new technological changes at a speed, scale and force unlike anything we have ever seen before says Paul Appleby.

Why passwords will never die

Why passwords will never die

Fundamental issues with the nature of security mean that passwords aren't going anywhere for the foreseeable future says Bill Carey who sees their role remaining as part of multi-factor solutions.

Five cyber-security trends to watch

Five cyber-security trends to watch

Dr Adrian Davis shares his top EMEA technology and security trends to watch this year including changing consumer expectations of data use and privacy as its value becomes apparent.