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Qualys Previews Its Infosecurity Europe 2014 Line-up Qualys Previews Its Infosecurity Europe 2014 Line-up

Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 6,000 customers worldwide, will be exhibiting at Infosecurity Europe 2014, which takes place in Earl’s Court, London, from April 29 through May 1.
16 April 2014

Industry Job Satisfaction Improves, But Skills Gap Persists Industry Job Satisfaction Improves, But Skills Gap Persists

In our Big Data era where the cloud, ubiquitous mobility and the all-digital economy form the hallmarks, information security has become ascendant. The area has almost certainly crossed the chasm from being seen as a necessary but niche IT function to something central to the viability of an organization. And with broader-ranging respect and a higher profile comes job satisfaction, apparently: new research has revealed that infosecurity professionals feel that there has never been a better time to work in the industry.
15 April 2014

Heartbleed May Have Led to Compromises at Mumsnet and Canada Revenue Agency Heartbleed May Have Led to Compromises at Mumsnet and Canada Revenue Agency

The scourge of Heartbleed, which may affect nearly two-thirds of websites, is continuing apace with data exposures at leading UK parenting site Mumsnet and the Canadian tax agency.
15 April 2014

Research Report Confirms Snowden’s Positive Effect on Industry Research Report Confirms Snowden’s Positive Effect on Industry

More than half of information security professionals believe the Snowden revelations have had a positive effect on the industry, according to a report released today. The research report, titled ‘Information security: From business barrier to business enabler’, surveyed 1,149 information security professionals across the globe about the industry landscape and the challenges they face.
15 April 2014

Mandiant: China-backed Cyber Threats Show No Signs of Abatement Mandiant: China-backed Cyber Threats Show No Signs of Abatement

More than a year after security firm Mandiant caused a stir by publishing a report that alleged China was behind widespread and increasingly sophisticated cyber-espionage projects, it’s back again to tell us that things have gone from bad to worse.
15 April 2014

98% of English Police Not Trained to Fight Cybercrime 98% of English Police Not Trained to Fight Cybercrime

Police have to be prepared for any contingency, but when it comes to cybercrime in the UK, it turns out that the boys and girls in blue have some work to do. A report from her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has found only 2% of police staff across 37 forces in England and Wales had been trained to effectively investigate cybercrime.
15 April 2014

HeartBleed 101 HeartBleed 101

The major security flaw known as Heartbleed, which may affect nearly two-thirds of websites online, threatens to expose masses of usernames, passwords and other sensitive information worldwide. And, predict experts, the ramifications will be with us for years.
14 April 2014

Microsoft Wins EU Data Protection Approval for Cloud Microsoft Wins EU Data Protection Approval for Cloud

Microsoft has been given the stamp of approval from Europe for data security. The Article 29 Working Party, which represents the 28 national data protection agencies across the European Union, has determined that Microsoft’s enterprise cloud contracts meet the standard for privacy protection set forth in Europe’s data protections regulations.
14 April 2014

Android Flaw Allows Home Screen Icons to be Hijacked Android Flaw Allows Home Screen Icons to be Hijacked

A fresh Android vulnerability dubbed “occupy your icons” by mobile researchers has been uncovered. It allows a malicious app to replace legitimate Android home screen icons with fake ones that point to phishing apps or malware-serving websites.
14 April 2014

Document Digital Rights Management Security – 10 Years On Document Digital Rights Management Security – 10 Years On

LockLizard is celebrating its 10th birthday as a purveyor of document digital rights management (DRM) security solutions to both the world’s largest corporate bodies just as much as to niche specialist players. A decade on, the company looks back on the changes over that time
11 April 2014

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