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China refutes new FBI hacking claims

China refutes new FBI hacking claims

It's been another week of claims and counterclaims as the US and Chinese governments accuse each other of deviant cyber security practices.

SC Exclusive: Bank of England to appoint new CISO in January

SC Exclusive: Bank of England to appoint new CISO in January

Bank of England Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Don Randall is to leave his post in the New Year to take up an unspecified supervisory role, with William Brandon set to replace him.

Sandworm vulnerability seen targeting SCADA-based systems

Sandworm vulnerability seen targeting SCADA-based systems

Hard on the heels of the `Sandworm' spy group revealed by iSIGHT Partners earlier in the week, Trend Micro says its has spotted the zero-day vulnerability of the same name being used to target SCADA-based systems.

Russian-speaking criminals account for £420m of card fraud annually

Russian-speaking criminals account for £420m of card fraud annually

New research claims to quantify the scale of card fraud in Russian speaking circles. And according to Group-IB's analysis over the last year, that fraud clocks in at a hefty £420 million (US $680 million).

Features

ICYMI: Poodle, hacking smart meters and spending big on cyber security

ICYMI: Poodle, hacking smart meters and spending big on cyber security

This week's In Case You Missed It column looks at a new SSL flaw, attacks on smart meters, FBI's problem with phone encryption and the bank that is spending £310 million on cyber security.

ICYMI: GCHQ transparency, data trust and the Snapchat hack

ICYMI: GCHQ transparency, data trust and the Snapchat hack

This week's In Case You Missed It column looks at concerns around data trust and transparency, and the latest serious data breach at one of the biggest technology start-ups.

Information security budgets on the decline?

Information security budgets on the decline?

A new report which claims information security budgets have fallen has been called into question, but carries better news for security companies and security awareness training.

Opinion

Zeroing in on zero-day vulnerabilities with looping

Zeroing in on zero-day vulnerabilities with looping

Zero-day vulnerabilities are a fact of life in cyber-security, which is why looping is so essential, says Darren Anstee.

Humanise outsourcing with a Pay As You Go CISO

Humanise outsourcing with a Pay As You Go CISO

Outsourcing your CISO is an option medium sized organisations should consider says Carl Shallow, who advises a Pay As You Go model to buy in expertise.

Security - why it's the burning issue of the HPC future

Security - why it's the burning issue of the HPC future

New approaches are needed to overcome security concerns related to use of big data analysis suggests Andy Grant, with 'containerising' data and merging data on the fly among options suggested.

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