Global messaging service WhatsApp, now part of Facebook, has owned up to a security flaw which leaves it open to man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attacks.
A new report confirms what's long been feared - businesses take too long to recognise and react to a data breach.
A proposal by HMRC to release millions of taxpayers' personal data to private firms has whipped up a storm on data privacy.
Privilege controls can work, but cannot cater for all eventualities, says Quocirca analyst Rob Bamforth.
As Hearbleed slows down the internet, experts say that two-factor authentication may the way forward to protect our web sessions.
As another week in information security zips by, we look at the top stories in our weekly In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) column.
There's an increasing demand for cyber security specialists in information security, but the challenge remains bringing the right graduates into the fold.
IT decision makers are leveraging Big Data security analytics tools to serve up more information on threats, reports Doug Drinkwater.
The adversary has enormous capabilities in the cyber world, but it too is not without its vulnerabilities, and these must be exploited says Calum MacLeod.
As the Heartbleed bug demonstrates, passwords - especially the way they are commonly used across sites - are inherently vulnerable suggests Chris Russell
Oganisations need to cooperate and share threat intelligence in order to increase the cost of cyber attacks for hackers suggests Russ Spitler, VP product management, AlienVault
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