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Using Big Data to boost IT security

Big Data technology and techniques can considerably enhance IT security professionals in their hunt for threats and systemic weaknesses

Network virtualisation will lead to security control changes

Gartner analyst says the future lies in a hybrid physical/virtual security technology

Spammers staying ahead of filters and law enforcement

Email spam is waning, but it's getting smarter to keep the money coming in

Is cloud-based security really cheaper?

Vendors hope subscription models - and removing the need to manage and update software and hardware - will be attractive

Windows 8 security - What's new in latest operating system

Windows 8 is a major OS overhaul, but some of the most important additions might be the ones you can't see

Nudge theory - What data security can learn from politics

The solution to get employees to use security systems and protect vital business data?

Step aside Anonymous, here comes The Unknowns

The group's victims include the Thai Royal Navy, Harvard, Renault Company and the French Ministry of Defense

Should you worry about Google Drive privacy?

The wording of the terms of service for Google Drive seems to suggest Google owns any content you upload

Geotags in a photo of breasts brought down CabinCr3w hacker

It's all about the small things - geo-tagged photos enabled the FBI to catch an elite hacker

The dangers of embedded system security

Experts say embedded device and systems makers are eons behind in secure system design and development maturity

Slow Flashback Trojan response is Apple's "Adobe moment"

"There will soon be a name for Mac users who are not running AV – victims.”

Why small business is a prime target for hackers

Don't hide behind security through obscurity

The importance of having automated server access controls

A large number of enterprises are exposing themselves to risks ranging from insider fraud to corporate espionage and more

LinkedIn breach reminds us to safeguard ourselves online

Firewall Experts founder and CEO Cory Flynn runs through 10 online safeguards

Cybercrime is 'much bigger than al Qaeda' in the US

Has the US started a cyberwar by admitting that Flame is part of a cyberweapons programme?

How security pros are handling data overload

A study of IT and business pros finds most are struggling to make sense of the security log data, while one third found it hard to distinguish malware from the rest

Are financial IT systems ready for a Greek euro exit?

Banks have been preparing for the dismantling of the euro for over a year, but are they ready for anything?

10 hacks that made headlines

Hacking has been around for decades. Today's crimes are often financially-motivated fraud. Here are 10 hacking incidents that made history

Security concerns over a data centre in the cloud

With the data centre moving to various cloud configurations, server provisioning will be a concern

Online black markets and how they work

Corporate investigator Brandon Gregg looks at how bitcoins and Tor make anonymous black markets tick

Is your printer a security sore spot?

Did you know that your office printer could cause some major security headaches? Here's what the threats are

Securing your business in the cloud

Fortunately there are checklists to guide CIOs and IT leaders through cloud security issues

Big Data - Big security problem?

Analysts are warning Big Data presents a big threat to your organisation’s security, legal standing and reputation

For a truly private social network, try RetroShare

With a 'friend-to-friend' approach, this free and open source service offers a secure way to chat and share files with only people you trust

IT pros lack confidence about business security

Survey finds staffers unwilling to bet on network security


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