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Women breaking the glass firewall

Women breaking the glass firewall

"10 percent (of information security staff being women) is appalling and we should be shocked at that," delegates were told at RSA, with suggestions made as to how the imbalance might be fixed.

APT gang caught exploiting Flash and Windows zero-days

APT gang caught exploiting Flash and Windows zero-days

Cyber-security firm FireEye details zero-day exploits perpetrated by 'nation-state' sponsored threat actors.

Google to encrypt most ads from June

Google has announced that it plans to encrypt most ads placed on the search engine from this summer, in a big to combat growing malvertising attacks.

Russia to strengthen state control over the internet

Russia to strengthen state control over the internet

As Russia moves to strengthen state control over the internet in Russia, commercial concerns are anxious that any telco or ISP could be acquired.

Features

ICYMI: Anonymous targets ISIS, 'advanced' attacks & TV takeover

ICYMI: Anonymous targets ISIS, 'advanced' attacks & TV takeover

This week's In Case You Missed It column looks the top stories on SC from the past week, including an online battle between Anonymous and ISIS, a takeover of a French TV network and demystifying claims of 'advanced' cyber-attacks.

ICYMI: Thieving Chrome, 'illegal' Facebook & police fighting tech firms

ICYMI: Thieving Chrome, 'illegal' Facebook & police fighting tech firms

The latest ICYMI looks at data-scraping Chrome extensions, Facebook privacy and common cyber-security failings.

ICYMI: OpenSSL bugs, stealthy DoS attacks and stealing Bitcoins

ICYMI: OpenSSL bugs, stealthy DoS attacks and stealing Bitcoins

In this latest In Case You Missed It column, we look at the top stories on SC this week, including the discovery of a new OpenSSL bug and super-stealthy denial of service attack.

Opinion

Governments need to protect industry from cyber-espionage - and some do

Governments need to protect industry from cyber-espionage - and some do

Public-private partnerships in cyber-security are needed with governments helping protect their private sector from cyber-espionage - as demonstrated in Finland and Israel

Attention, criminals: DMARC will not get your spam delivered

Attention, criminals: DMARC will not get your spam delivered

Time to set the record straight on email authentication: DMARC won't get spam into the inbox, says Rob Holmes

Securing data where it matters most

Securing data where it matters most

Building a database security strategy is the first step for a company in ensuring security has been addressed inside out says Alan Hartwell.