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NCA wants security pros to become cybercrime fighters

NCA wants security pros to become cybercrime fighters

The UK's National Crime Agency is on the hunt for cyber security professionals to "join the fight against some of the world's most significant cyber criminals" on salaries ranging from £24,000 to £52,000.

GCHQ head says agency was 'never involved in mass surveillance'

GCHQ head says agency was 'never involved in mass surveillance'

Sir Iain Lobban says GCHQ staff "are normal decent human beings who watch EastEnders and Spooks".

Apple Mac OS criticised for sending search results to third parties

Apple Mac OS criticised for sending search results to third parties

Apple is under pressure to make changes to the Spotlight feature on the new Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10, which tracks location and sends data back to the firm and third parties.

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.

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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