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SDN vulnerability forced OpenDaylight to focus on security

The SDN project now has a security response team to quickly handle new vulnerability reports read more »

More than half of all IE users face patch axe in 10 months

IE 6,7 and 8 users face a support retirement deadline that Microsoft unexpectedly announced last August. read more »

Queen’s University Belfast given £5 million to expand cyber security centre

Funding part of major £38 million, five-year expansion programme read more »

Barclays, PayPal and Royal Mail named as new GOV.UK Verify providers

There are now nine suppliers who can check citizens' identity to enable them to use government's online services read more »

NCC Group splashes £55 million for Accumuli Security

A merger made in Manchester pitched to investors as 'complimentary' read more »

Cyber-insurance still too expensive and complex, Government report admits

Market held back by lack of data for pricing risk read more »

China discloses cyberwarfare unit, no one surprised

Many cybersecurity vendors have been tracking attacks from China for years read more »

NHS Dumfries and Galloway spotted Heartbleed bug using Qualys cloud scanning

Organisation gains independence from expensive consultants read more »

ICO: Let consumers' fears over use of their data be a warning to firms

Increase in concerns over data privacy and security need to be alleviated by UK organisations read more »

Microsoft wants to kill passwords with biometric authentication in Windows 10

Microsoft's Windows 10 face and iris authentication will be available initially in PCs with Intel's RealSense 3D camera read more »

Premera Blue Cross says data breach may affect 11 million customers

The information may have included bank account details and clinical information read more »

OpenSSL mystery patches due for release Thursday

No details are available yet, but one flaw is of 'high' severity read more »

Public sector still adapting to security challenge of digital transformation

Is the picture good, bad or somewhere inbetween? Nobody is sure read more »

SAP says customers - like the NSA - can do what they like with its software

SAP accused of unethical contracts with the US' intelligence agencies, but its CEO says reports are "misleading" read more »

Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom put mobile security in the spotlight

They are working on software for both companies and consumers read more »

EU data protection manifesto at danger from lobbyists 'who favour big data over big data protection'

The much anticipated new data protection rules could be completed as soon as June this year read more »

Google researchers hack computers using DRAM electrical leaks

The 'Rowhammering' attack exploits electrical interference to change binary values in memory read more »

Ford, Toyota and General Motors could be taken to court over hackable cars

Manufacturers in Europe will need to take note to avoid legal issues over security flaws read more »

Check Point 'threat extraction' tech cleans booby-trapped email attachments

Blade customers offered new email security system to beat common attack read more »

Microsoft fixes FREAK vulnerability in Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft has issued critical patches for Windows, Internet Explorer and Office read more »

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