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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

Security in the cloud - Encryption for the enterprise

Security is always near the top the list of concerns for IT leaders, and will continue to do so as more porous, cloud computing environments become ubiquitous

Is end point security a waste of time?

Trying to lock down every possible device used in the workplace may face a losing battle

What's next for the Digital Economy Act?

The appeal by BT and TalkTalk against the Digital Economy Act has failed, but the fight will continue

Can Big Data be used to catch network invaders?

Big Data brings big hopes about catching stealthy intruders going after sensitive data

A $500,000 bet on Internet security

The vulnerabilities of cloud computing stem from the threats lurking within the public Internet itself

HP Software CTO: brokers will spur cloud adoption

The cloud brokerage model simplifies the management challenge for end users, says Ken O'Hagan

Gatekeeper: Apple's answer to validity checks on OS X

Gatekeeper does the same validity check as the iOS system but only does it when an app is first installed

When is a cybercrime an act of cyberwar?

With no consensus on clearly defining the terms, it's easy to get confused by the array of labels available for cyber attacks

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

Identity theft reporting system needs improvements, say US victims

FTC report outlines identity theft experiences and outlines recommendations

Eye in the sky: How Google's privacy policy is the least of your worries

Advances in robotic drone surveillance threaten to erode our rights

SaaS, Cloud, encryption & you

IT professionals are best placed to identify cloud security issues

LulzSec bust a blow to Anonymous? Not so fast

'Anonymous a handful of geniuses surrounded by a legion of idiots'

Is Google actually evil?

Few tech company names ever become common English terms. No one ever asks you to "Microsoft" a document or "Apple" a video.

How to sneak into the RSA security conference

No badge? No problem.

Five free Android security apps tried and tested

Because of the openness of Android, the Google OS can be an easy target for malware writers and cybercriminals


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