Opinion

Five things you should know about PCI DSS

Five things you should know about PCI DSS

There's no such thing as a PCI DSS compliant solution, and companies, meaning merchants, remain responsible for lost data says Robert Crutchington.

Why the UK leads the way in API security

Why the UK leads the way in API security

Dense population and its role as a transportation hub has pushed the UK to ensure good security for APIs exposed in use, integrating borders and government agencies, says Jason Macy.

Who polices the security service?

Who polices the security service?

Questions need to be asked of Patch Tuesday and Microsoft's approach to it, says Robert Brown.

Passwords aren't going anywhere any time soon

Passwords aren't going anywhere any time soon

Take human memory out of the equation and passwords remain a viable access option says Emmanuel Schalit.

Is commercial open source more secure than proprietary alternatives?

Is commercial open source more secure than proprietary alternatives?

Many IT security professionals are chossing commercial open source solutions for security reasons rather than economy by says Olivier Thierry.

Why diversify or die' doesn't always ring true

Why diversify or die' doesn't always ring true

Kirill Slavin explains why focus can beat diversification in a fast-evolving market place.

Are we heading in the 'wrong direction' on cloud apps?

Are we heading in the 'wrong direction' on cloud apps?

Eduard Meelhuysen suggests we should consider taking cloud security tips from the world's biggest boy band, and asks: are we heading in the wrong direction on cloud apps?

A shift in the balance of power

A shift in the balance of power

Sophisticated malware feeds into script kiddie tools, enabling embittered individuals to take on corporations and governments. What are the consequences asks Sarb Sembhi?

Can you depend on Wi-Fi to enable the Internet of Things securely?

Can you depend on Wi-Fi to enable the Internet of Things securely?

When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), the presumption is that it just works, but the physical connection and the security behind it cannot be overlooked, says Phillip Keeley.

Regin shines new light on old software problems

Regin shines new light on old software problems

The sophisticated Regin malware raises new questions about the software we're using, says Tony Dyhouse.