Security researchers have discovered the latest SSL/TLS vulnerability, which leaves around 12 percent of all websites open to MiTM attacks and potential data loss.
Future Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) will be multi-skilled business-enablers, the 21st century equivalent of Captain Kirk from Stark Trek.
Around 400 cyber-security professionals, including more than 300 delegates as well as speakers, sponsors and press, packed out the SC Congress conference in London on Tuesday to see more than a dozen industry experts raise issues including the future of the CISO, APT and Internet of Things attacks.
"IT security isn't just about technology, it's also people and processes," explains Michael Cock, group information technology manager at Sutton and East Surrey Water (SESW) as he describes to SC some of the policies, approaches and technology used to protect the drinking water of 670,000 residents and 284,000 properties
A growing variety of technologies, functionality and devices, often not chosen by the organisation, connecting to the corporate network from beyond the perimeter make mobile security tougher than ever, reports Doug Drinkwater from SC Magazine's recent roundtable
A KPMG survey found that over half of UK companies would seriously consider hiring ex-hackers or convicted criminals to plug their skills gap
Implement a structured response with automated systems to bring down the cost of chasing false positives says Brian Foster.
Monolithic operating systems will attract attackers, and speed to market will trump security, so expect patches and be intelligent about how vulnerabilities are fixed says Raimund Genes.
Should fingerprint-based data leakage protection be declared dead asks Peter Tyrrell, suggesting it just doesn't scale for the hyper-connected world.