Googler olls out afree DDoS protection platform 'Project Shield' to protect news sites and free expression to defend the democratic process. Its also removing its 'green padlock' for HTTPS websites; HTTP sites to be marked 'insecure'
The Security of Network Information Systems (NIS) Directive, which aims to ensure that critical infrastructure is protected from cyber-attacks and computer network failure, has come into force today with fines for non-compliance.
The majority of businesses lack cyber-security expertise to prevent cyber-attacks and protect customers, according to a recent study.
Enterprises across the globe are now investing heavily in licensing and deployment of endpoint security solutions to protect their IT systems but fail to spot hidden costs of human skills and effort required.
Mick Mulvaney, head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has backburnered a comprehensive investigation into Equifax's data protection practices after hackers stole the personal data of 145.5 million American consumers.
A recent worldwide consumer survey found a major disconnect between general fears about cyber-security and the actions taken to protect not only their personal information, but their families from cyber-attacks.
Researchers recently discovered that a nearly two-decade-old vulnerability in TLS stacks was still exploitable due to insufficient protective counter-measures some used by highly popular websites.
Google has launched of a range of personal and corporate security enhancements (below) this month. Google security expert Allison Miller, spoke to SC about the organisation's approach to security and privacy concerns.
Phil Filleul discusses how banks can beat off cyber-criminals using a range of methods and explores how graph analytics can improve their defence and protection
With the GDPR set to change cyber-security regulation in Europe and more than nine in 10 organisations reporting a data breach in the last five years, businesses need to quickly put measures in place to prevent the loss of Personal Identifiable Information (PII).
Steve Nice discusses where UK businesses are falling short on security, what's at stake for them, and what they need to do to protect themselves.
By analysing changes in files, security researchers believe they have discovered a way to detect ransomware in the early stages of encrypting your data.
Sean Ginevan outlines how attackers are changing their methods to attack the mobile enterprise, and what can be done to shut down vulnerabilities.
Technology, which can offer scale, speed and simplicity, needs to be adopted and, importantly, the benefits need to be understood by the board so that time and education is a dedicated part of staff training says Richard Olver.
Darren White looks at how organisations can prioritise email security to protect their customers online.
Purchasing cyber-insurance without a proven security system will leave businesses out of pocket, while absence of cover is a false economy says Steve Watts.
SMEs need to be aware of the risks faced, whilst implementing quick and easy protective measures that will make them more secure than the average victim says Chema Alonso
James Solyom, head of cyber protect and cyber respond at Control Risks, examines how organisations can avoid making expensive mistakes that leave them open to cyber-attack.
An exploitable flaw found in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine has now been patched.
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting 'advanced internet security protection' vendor AhnLab as it made the first stage of its move into the EMEA market.
Last week I had the opportunity to meet with Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele for the first time in a few years.
Last week I met with a new company to the UK, who offered the above guarantee which I suspect may raise more than a few eyebrows.
Dell SecureWorks has expanded its incident response services to offer assessment for advanced threats and denial-of-service attacks.