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Computer security, also known as cybersecurity or IT security, is the protection of information systems from theft or damage to the hardware, the software, and to the information on them, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.

It includes controlling physical access to the hardware, as well as protecting against harm that may come via network access, data and code injection, and due to malpractice by operators, whether intentional, accidental, or due to them being tricked into deviating from secure procedures

Cyber Security is a ‘people problem’ says IISP Survey

…but more companies say they are better prepared to deal with a breach or incident 20 April 2017: Over 80% of security professionals identify ‘people’ as the industry’s biggest challenge compared to technology and processes, according to the results of the second annual survey from The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP).

The survey also indicates that while 60% of respondents still feel that investment is not keeping pace with threat levels, there was a... Source: RealWire

Australia’s bold plan for cybersecurity growth

Australian Cyber Security Growth Network has set its goals, fleshed out its board, and announced a detailed plan for success.

90 percent of Australian organisations admit security compromise to ACSC

A survey of 113 Australian organisations conducted by the Australian Cyber Security Centre has found 90 percent of respondents faced some form of cybersecurity compromise during the 2015-16 financial year.

US and UK CyberCrime Experts Join NEUSTAR CONNECT: EMEA Security Summit

Speakers include Rodney Joffe, Neustar SVP and Fellow, Charlie McMurdie, Senior Cybercrime Advisor, PwC; and Brian Foster, Neustar SVP Information ServicesLONDON, UK AND STERLING, Va. -- April 12, 2017; Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), a trusted, neutral prov...

Cyber Security Chicago to Debut in October 2017

Fast-Growing Cybersecurity Event Series Makes its Way into U.S. with Upcoming Show in ChicagoCHICAGO, IL, APRIL 2017: Imago Techmedia announces the launch of the first annual Cyber Security Chicago conference and exposition.

The event will take place f...

Celebrated technology leaders come together to tackle devastating data loss in...

Secure banking platform from BOHH Labs presents first-of-its-kind cyber security solution Three eminent technology leaders have joined forces to launch BOHH Labs, with the goal of turning the tide against the skyrocketing costs of banking security breaches.
Simon Bain, Damion Hänkejh and Ken Hawkins bring a combined 75 years of security technology experience, four patents with six pending, international corporate pedigrees spanning Hewlett Packard Labs, Amazon, Oracle, and deep experience in online banking and money... Source: RealWire

Italtel focuses on digital transformation at CeBIT 2017

Advanced telemedicine platform, SDN and NFV solutions and quality of experience monitoring tools will be showcasedHannover, Germany, March 21, 2017 – Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions, is showcasing its latest digital transformation solutions at CeBIT 2017. With expertise in the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, Software Defined Networking (SDN), NFV, cyber security and analytics, Italtel has identified a number of core... Source: RealWire

UK’s National Cyber Security Centre bungles simple Twitter Rickroll

They're from the government, and they're here to help The National Cyber Security Centre has ineptly tried – and failed – to Rickroll someone taking the piss out of them on Twitter.…

Australia’s dream to teach the world to cyber

The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network has made education and talent development a core part of its newly-announced strategy.

Brit infosec’s greatest threat? Thug malware holding nation’s devices to ransom...

And cheap IoT kit's not helping matters The National Crime Agency and newly formed National Cyber Security Centre joint report on cybercrime unsurprisingly names ransomware as the top internet menace.…

The internet of botnets and ransomware on your TV: Here come...

National Cyber Security Centre and National Crime Agency report warns more must be done to secure critical service from threat of IoT hacks

Comey Talks Strong Crypto, Silent on WikiLeaks

FBI Director James Comey revived old rhetoric on strong encryption during a keynote at the Boston Conference on Cyber Security. He did not address the leak of CIA hacking tools or Russia during his talk.