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Latest Security articles

Spy-proof enterprise encryption is possible, but daunting

Privacy concerns are top of mind in light of revelations about NSA data collection

AP Twitter hack prompts fresh look at cybersecurity needs

Two-step identity verification and analysis of user trends could prevent future attacks, experts say

Why software-defined security is essential in a virtualised environment

Not much is happening on the physical network any more

Evernote breached – should admins be worried?

Admins can manage Evernote-like applications but never fully control them

Kim Dotcom talks security and privacy at Mega launch

A look at some of the key points made by Dotcom during the press conference at his mansion

Privilege management could cut breaches - if it were used

Least privilege management has still not gone mainstream

12 personal security resolutions for 2013

From Wi-Fi to mobile security, here are 11 things you should commit to doing this year to keep hackers and malware at bay.

You can lock your flash drives for free in Windows 8 with BitLocker

How Windows 8 Professional and Enterprise users should encrypt their external drives—for free.

Standardising cloud encryption is key to improving security

The first problem that we lawyers have when we hear "data" and "cloud" used in the same sentence is that data is valuable, and the cloud concentrates that value

Consumerisation doesn't have to impact on security

The relevant technologies and tools are available to enable your staff to do their jobs without compromising corporate data

SSL decryption necessary for security, but employees might 'freak out'

At Palo Alto Networks conference, one security expert explains why

Ernst & Young: using forensic analytics to prevent fraud

Taking a proactive approach to fraud detection can help firms protect their money and reputation

Which smartphone is the most secure?

There are unique differences and threats specific to each smartphone - so which is the best?

Infosec 2013: managing risk in the supply chain

Locking down contracts and auditing are absolutely key, say security experts

Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

DDoS attack against Spamhaus was reportedly the largest in history

The attack caused problems for the global Internet

MWC: Device vendors muscle in on lucrative MDM market

Samsung KNOX and BlackBerry BES and Balance prepare for battle. May the best cross-platform solution win

Facebook Graph Search a great tool for phishing attacks

Graph Search makes it easier for cyber criminals to gather relevant details that can be used to target phishing attacks more effectively

Top security threats in 2013: Mobile attacks

Mobile worms that buy malware from app stores, ransomware

Is this program malware or a false positive?

What can you do if your antivirus software (in this case Norton) identifies a program as a Trojan, but you're pretty sure it's not?

Why isn't a program flagged as malware if it installs additional, unwanted software?

The iLivid installation routine put several unwanted programs on Threaddy's computer. Why didn't Norton block the program as malware?

Processor-level security is no panacea, but it is a big step forward

Security built in at the level of microprocessors is finally starting to look like a viable layer of defence

Information security: Seeking Sun Tzu's guidance

There is a war to prepare for - a cyberwar. Sun Tzu's Art of War offers much guidance

Dell software chief: why hardware is no longer enough

Hardware giant sets its sights on systems management, security software and business intelligence

Cloud contracts - Nine security controls to look for

Gartner says cloud SLAs are 'weak but improving' - but just how effective are those controls?

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