When you compare information security to other professional fields, it's a relatively new player on the block by contrast. However, over its relative short lifespan information security has evolved at a comparatively rapid rate.
It's time to look at integrity as the core concept for information security. At its heart, integrity is about maintaining a desired state. While that might be applied to data, it can also be applied more broadly to systems.
Russian hacking group Fancy Bear, have exploited weakspots in the email systems of defence contract workers to access top secret information on US defence technology, including drones.
Attackers continue to exploit a recently patched remote code execution vulnerability in the Microsoft Equation Editor component of Microsoft Office, using the bug to deliver a modified version of Loki information-stealing malware.
Local authorities hold sensitive and private information about all of us that we wouldn't want getting into the hands of the wrong people.
In the past year, 38 percent of organisations have experienced one or more information security breaches.
Three quarters of UK consumers would stop doing business or cancel memberships with an organisation if it was hacked.
IBM researchers have found the 'Shifu' Trojan attacking Japanese banks, as well as new information-stealing malware called CoreBot - both with Russian origins.
With the increasing number of contractors being employed by organisations, it's vital that their access rights are regularly reviewed, says Paul Trulove.
A new report into the ethics of security professionals reveals some eye-opening findings on hidden data breaches, and how incidents are being used to push for bigger budgets.
The UK government is spending £19 million on trialling driverless cars across four major cities, but the news has been met with some caution by experts warning of liability and security issues.
More than a third of IT security teams are unprepared for the EU's two incoming data protection laws, according to a new study from FireEye.
CISOs are increasingly taking on greater management responsibilities - but are they as a result being divorced from their firm's true security maturity and the tools needed to avoid being breached?
Steve Gold, one of the UK's most respected information security journalists, who helped found SC Magazine and was renowned for helping his family, friends and colleagues, has died.
GCHQ has opened a new site in Manchester and is already looking to hire software developers, engineers and information security professionals to fill the space.
Information security is always someone else's problem, according to senior non-IT executives in a survey commissioned by NTT Com Security.
New research from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) suggests that US financial service companies will spend an additional £1.3 billion (US$ 2 billion) on cyber-security by 2017.
This week's In Case You Missed Column looks at websites at risk from Drupal's SQL injection flaw, security features on Android and information security shortcomings in business.
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.
In a surprise move, Microsoft has effectively closed its Trustworthy Computing (TwC) Group as part of the loss of 2,100 jobs in a restructuring plan announced late last week.
Q and A with SC Congress London speaker, Stewart Room.
The prevailing view that young people are careless of information security has been challenged by a new UK survey that reveals two-thirds believe security is the number one priority when buying a new internet-connected device.
Q & A with SC Congress London speaker, Derrick Bates
IT Pros are being pressured to roll out new services before their security issues have been resolved
Organisations are being "severely hampered" in the key area of applications security because of skills shortages, according to new research from the independent SANS Institute.
"There is a clear disconnect between the people who have to deal with an attack, and the rest of the staff" says the Lancope CTO.