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The end for 1024-bit SSL certificates is near, Mozilla kills a few more

The end for 1024-bit SSL certificates is near, Mozilla kills a few more

Website owners take notice: In a matter of weeks, Mozilla products including its popular Firefox browser will stop trusting an unknown number of SSL certificates that were issued using old root CA certificates with 1024-bit RSA keys. read more »

IT staff bearing brunt of EU General Data Protection Regulation planning

With EU Commissioners this week offering another commitment to conclude long-running negotiations to introduce the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the end of 2015, IT departments appear to be the ones handed the job of working out how to meet its demands, a FireEye survey has found. read more »

Carbon Black 5.0 released to help security teams respond faster

Bit9 + Carbon Black this week released a new version of its threat detection and response product, Carbon Black 5.0. read more »

New Chrome extension spots unencrypted tracking

A new Chrome extension highlights tools embedded in websites that could pose privacy risks by sending data unencrypted over the Internet. read more »

DDOS attack size up 50-fold over past decade

The size of the largest DDOS attack was fifty times larger last year than ten years ago, according to a new survey of Internet service and hosting providers, and attacks are also increasing in numbers and in sophistication. read more »

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Windows Server 2003 Migration: what you need to know

Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more


Google Nexus series

Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


Webcast

Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

Explore how you can improve your servers, storage and networks by developing your infrastructure.


Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.


In Depth

Most serious data breaches could be avoided, new analysis claims

The overwhelming majority of high-profile US data breaches could have been prevented by sticking to a dozen security practices, according to the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) which has outlined the most critical in a new report. read more »

3 low-tech threats that lead to high-profile breaches

In an age where data security defenses are getting more and more sophisticated, there will be increased pressure for malicious parties to glean information from within the organization's walls or public places. read more »

The 9 essential rules for securing an Android smartphone

Smartphone and tablet users are constantly implored to secure their devices with PINs and other security settings but most rarely venture beyond a simple screen lock. This isn’t enough for reasons that will become clear. If a thief gets hold of a lost or stolen device or tablet there are numerous ways of re-using the handset, accessing any data it contains and even hijacking the account to make expensive calls. read more »

Privacy is the new killer app

A funny thing is happening in the wake of the Edward Snowden NSA revelations, the infamous iCloud hack of celebrity nude photos, and the hit parade of customer data breaches at Target, Home Depot and the U.S. Postal Service. If it's not the government looking at your data, it's bored, lonely teenagers from the Internet or credit card fraudsters. read more »

New PCI council leader ready to take on the hackers

Stephen W. Orfei is the incoming general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council. He succeeds the council's first general manager, Bob Russo, who will retire at the end of 2014. Here he speaks to ComputerworldUK'ssister title CSO about hackers, security challenges and efforts to overcome the backwardness of US payment card technologies. read more »

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OTA non-profit publishes industry best practices

China denies involvement in Outlook.com attack

Microsoft's email service was briefly hit with a "man-in-the-middle" attack on Saturday

White Papers

Avoiding the 7 Deadly Sins of IT Security

Prevention is more important than detection read more »

What Do You Mean My Cloud Data Isn’t Secure?

Understanding your level of data protection read more »

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Blogs

UK and US plan cyber games - really?

Headline-grabbing perhaps but short on substanceread more »

Security Of Your Data Doesn't Matter To Smart Device Vendors At CES

IoT and wearable tech are all the rage at CES but there is an elephant in the roomread more »

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Securing the Enterprise

Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyber criminals


HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone is your source for software downloads, video, whitepapers and news on how you can keep your business data safe. Read more...


Agile Data Center

Transition to the Agile Data Center

Explore the importance of the agile data center to the business, and ideas on how IT can make this transition


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