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#TEISS15: ‘Give consumers back control over their digital lives’

Technology companies should hand consumers back ‘control over their digital lives’, according to a privacy and information security expert.

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Information Security: DDoS attacks up in volume and intensity in 2014

The amount and intensity of DDoS attacks in the first half of this year has reached a new high, according to research.

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Barclays first major firm to gain cyber security certificate

Barclays bank has become the first major to company to gain the government’s cyber security certificate for digital banking services after independent tests of their services.

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NCA-backed cyber security training challenge launched national programme

Cyber Security Challenge, sponsored by The National Crime Agency and GCHQ have called on  BCS-accredited security training firm Infosec Skills to launch a national skills training programme and contest.

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Cyber security third most important boardroom priority

Cyber security and data protection have been ranked third in a list of boardroom priorities for firms, according to research from KPMG.

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Government backs Open University cyber security course

A new government-backed Open University course will aim to inspire 200,000 people to take up careers in cyber security from this September.

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How cloud technology can pose huge risks to your business

Cloud computing technologies, where programs and applications run on connected internet servers rather than on local devices, have grown exponentially in the past ten years.

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More than 300,000 systems still vulnerable to Heartbleed attacks

Security experts have discovered that more than 300,000 systems are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug as a result of ‘ignorance’.

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Is this the world’s most secure messaging app?

Security concerns surrounding messaging systems are nothing new, but one app claims to be the most secure yet. Natasha Clark investigates PQChat and the alternatives.

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eBay advises users to change passwords after cyber attack

eBay issued a notice on its websites advising users to change their passwords this afternoon after it was hit by a cyber attack that compromised a database.

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