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UK banks to get independent pen-testing?

UK banks to get independent pen-testing?

The UK's Bank of England (BoE) is reportedly planning to carry out a major pen-testing exercise in the Autumn.

The cloud: rapid adoption and rising levels of attacks

The cloud: rapid adoption and rising levels of attacks

Research just published claims to show that there has been a significant increase in attacks against cloud and on-premises IT systems.

Windows XP support to cost £120 a year per machine

Windows XP support to cost £120 a year per machine

Microsoft has quietly slashed the cost of continuing to support Windows XP.

WhatsApp flaw leaves users open to spying

WhatsApp flaw leaves users open to spying

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.

Data breach discovery takes 'weeks or months'

Data breach discovery takes 'weeks or months'

A new report confirms what's long been feared - businesses take too long to recognise and react to a data breach.

Features

ICYMI: 'Banksy' sketches GCHQ, Heartbleed rumours & cloud confusion

ICYMI: 'Banksy' sketches GCHQ, Heartbleed rumours & cloud confusion

As another week in information security zips by, we look at the top stories in our weekly In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) column.

More jobs but cyber security skills gap widens

More jobs but cyber security skills gap widens

There's an increasing demand for cyber security specialists in information security, but the challenge remains bringing the right graduates into the fold.

Big Data: A big deal?

Big Data: A big deal?

IT decision makers are leveraging Big Data security analytics tools to serve up more information on threats, reports Doug Drinkwater.

Opinion

Winning strategies in cyber warfare

Winning strategies in cyber warfare

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.

Getting to the heart of the problem

Getting to the heart of the problem

As the Heartbleed bug demonstrates, passwords - especially the way they are commonly used across sites - are inherently vulnerable suggests Chris Russell

Changing the cost of cybercrime

Changing the cost of cybercrime

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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