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Whats on at Infosecurity Europe 2013

Tuesday 23rd April Opening Keynote: The UK Cyber Security Strategy: Opportunities and challenges for the Cyber Security Sector 10:00 – 10:25 Chloe Smith, Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform, Cabinet Office will give the opening keynote on UK Cyber Security Strategy and the opportunities and challenges for the Cyber Security Sector. Panel discussion: Risk: Fostering [...]

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Update to Popular PrivacyScan Released by Apple Security Software Firm

Now available in the Mac App Store with enhanced and updated privacy cleaning features and support is the PrivacyScan 1.2, Seek and Destroy Privacy Threats on the Mac. PrivacyScan protects online and offline privacy by shredding files that can be used to track your web browsing habits and computer usage. PrivacyScan’s shred functionality is able [...]

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PURE 3.0 launched by Kaspersky Lab

Consumers are leaving themselves open to online fraud, when banking and shopping online. According to research from YouGov on behalf of Kaspersky Lab, less than half (43 per cent) of consumers have insurance to cover their debit or credit cards from illegitimate withdrawals and purchases. The research also reveals that 38 per cent of consumers [...]

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Fortinet news alert around ‘Detecting the five zero-day behaviours to fight APTs’

Security professionals agree that the safe approach to examining potential APTs is with high-performance on-board and cloud-based sandboxing capabilities as part of a unified security strategy. But how are these potential zero-day exploits identified? Fortinet has compiled the following list of the top five initial exploit and exfiltration behaviours most likely to result in a [...]

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(ISC)² Research Reveals Shortage of Skilled Cyber Security Professionals Causing Economic Ripple Effect across the Globe

(ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest not-for-profit information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, revealed the results of its sixth Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS) in partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton, conducted by Frost & Sullivan. The study of more than 12,000 information security professionals worldwide (3,229 from the Europe/Middle East/Africa region) reveals [...]

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Consumers Crying Out For Better Personal Data Security In Call Centres Reveals New Research

Banks top the list of organisations consumers trust least with their personal data, according to a survey of 2,000 UK consumers. Mobile phone operators and retailers also fare badly in the eyes of the consumer in a report from Avaya, the global provider of business collaboration and communications services, and Sabio, the contact centre technology [...]

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eCommerce Fraud Report launched by CyberSource

Best-in-class retailers should focus on optimising order acceptance in 2013 according to the ninth annual UK eCommerce Fraud Management Report from CyberSource, a Visa company (NYSE: V). The survey of 200 UK merchants revealed clear opportunities for businesses to identify and convert valid orders faster, whilst further streamlining their manual review processes. According to the report, [...]

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Secure authentication via any mobile device: SecurEnvoy

Are security tokens still relevant? The world of IT seems to like four-letter abbreviations: WLAN, SNMP, HTML – and the latest offering BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Accessing corporate networks and data using private end terminals has, however, been an issue that has had many IT managers and managing directors scratching their heads. “How can [...]

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Real-time Deutsche Telekom cyberattacks map highlights the fact that growing numbers of firewalls are not working properly says Tufin

Commenting on Deutsche Telekom’s new and interactive real-time map of global cyberattacks, Tufin Technologies says it is significant that the bulk of attacks (27.3m last month) identified by the Sicherheitstacho service were against the Server Message Block (SMB) – aka the Common Internet File System (CIFS). Reuven Harrison, CTO of the security policy management specialist, [...]

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IT Security is no joke. An article by Calum MacLeod, EMEA Director, Venafi

It’s 4 AM Sunday morning and the telephone rings. My wife answers and duly informs me that she has a drunk on the line. Three calls later in the space of 10 minutes, including our children, who are now about to have heart attacks, we discover it’s the Alarm Center! Apparently they’ve just received a [...]

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