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New coalition forms to speed up the User-Managed Access (UMA) Standard to create a new solution to the problem of data security and to develop toolkits for web applications and the internet of things

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 14:45

Google adds bring your own encryption

Google has given users the option of using their own encryption keys on the Google cloud Platform

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:34

Business secrets are going cheap

More than a fifth (21%) of employees would sell company patents and credit card details for £1000, with a small minority open to offers of as little as £100

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 01:03

Financial services are 100% cloud users

A new report finds all the top firms in the financial services sector are openly embracing the cloud with the majority using the cloud to store business confidential data    

New offering integrates social sharing, big data analytics to power and scale crowd-sourced threat intelligence community

Thales and Zettaset have partnered over a standards-based data encryption and key management solution designed for open source big data environments such as Hadoop and NoSQL.

The patron saint of data-centre constructors, Edward Snowden, is to present his views on the Investigatory Powers Bill, the current and future state of national cyber security at IP EXPO Europe 2015

The latest investment by Swisscom Ventures in Cognia will allow the secure cloud PCI payment processing solutions provider to build in the UK and expand into the US and Asian markets

A surge in phishing attacks has seen the Infoblox DNS Threat Index rise 58% in the last year

The open-source end-to-end enterprise security solution for Docker containers now protects throughout the application development lifecycle

The Governments new cyber security voucher scheme offers a paltry £1 million grant and a glorified job board to help SMEs fight cyber-crime and to promote people to start learning cyber security skills

New online web security tests of over 15,000 business web sites show security against SQL injections is lax, patches for POODLE haven’t been applied and half would fail at PCI compliance

The new Web Application Firewall from Barracuda claims to protect web, mobile and API Apps developed on the Azure App Service

Friday, 10 July 2015 15:18

VMware Windows vulnerability

Nettitude has discovered a vulnerability in three major VMware Windows products that gives hackers access to secure data.

The acquisition of Caspida gives Splunk customers out-of-the-box user behavioural analytics to help detect, and respond security threats.

Tripwire has delivered a free configuration security evaluation tool that tests for common errors and weaknesses in Windows Server 2003

Default SSH keys have been found in many of Cisco’s security appliances opening up the devices to attack

The identity and access management markets are expected to grow significantly over the next four years and reach £11.5 billion by 2019

Research by the Cloud Industry Forum suggests security, privacy, and fear of losing control are still cloud’s biggest inhibitors

CloudVision real-time CCTV surveillance system allows organisations to save time and money by automating remote CCTV monitoring.

The acquisition of Reflexion Networks will add email security via the cloud to the current Sophos portfolio

Skyscape intends to build DeepSecure’s Guards solutions into its public sector offerings

Bloxx is to enter the Cloud market with the launch of Tru-View Cloud, a new cloud-based web filtering and security service

Government cloud expert John Godwin looks at the five key points that will help organisations navigate and understand privacy and data security issues

The latest enhancement to the CipherCloud platform enables cloud compliance in keeping with EU data sovereignty requirements 

Monday, 01 June 2015 11:07

Eight steps to complete cloud security

Eight steps, from data sovereignty to logging and maintenance, to keeping your business one step ahead and delivering positive results and growth with cloud  

Catbird for OpenStack allows businesses to move security policies across on- and off-premises infrastructure and leading cloud platforms

Questionable data security approach continues - over 60% don’t know how much sensitive official data they hold, or where it is kept

New features in Sophos Cloud put advanced server protection within reach of over-stretched IT teams and offers simple one-click server lockdown

Thursday, 28 May 2015 09:32

The CIO: from gatekeeper to enabler

Ian Finlay discusses how the CIO can overcome the challenges of employee flexibility and securing company data



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