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NewsTraining Transferrable skills: it’s not WHAT to do but HOW to do it

No one is 100% functional when they start a new job. Every organisation has unique attributes that need to be …

Data privacy Personal? Private? No such thing in data-hungry world

Personal data reveals a slew of secrets about friends and family so regulators should stop fixating on individual privacy and …

Fraud Hackers using carding bots to test stolen payment cards ahead of Black Friday

Online fraudsters are using carding bots on the checkout pages of e-commerce websites to test the validity of stolen payment …

Data leak 79% of health websites are sharing patient information with third parties

A vast majority of health websites are sharing sensitive medical information of people with technology companies such as Google, Facebook, …

Cyber security Government seeking feedback on the effectiveness of its National Cyber Security Strategy

The government recently launched a "Call for Evidence" as part of its review of cyber security initiatives and regulation to …

Cloud Multi-cloud, more problems: the increasing attack surfaces of multi-cloud adoption

Sergio Loureiro, Cloud Security Director at Outpost24, explains the risks that come with embracing a multi-cloud business model In the not too …

Data protection Amazon says customers have to protect own data

Amazon's cloud computing customers have to decide themselves how best to protect sensitive information online, a senior executive said on …

Fraud Fleeceware apps are charging subscription fees even post-installation

A report from Kaspersky Lab has highlighted how developers are introducing dozens of fleeceware apps on the Google Play Store, …

Google Regulators investigate Google-Ascension cloud computing deal

A U.S. federal regulator has initiated an investigation into a cloud computing deal between Alphabet Inc's Google and Ascension Health. …

Hacking U.S. manufacturing group hacked by China as trade talks intensified

As trade talks between Washington and Beijing intensified earlier this year, suspected Chinese hackers broke into an industry group for …

DDoS Labour Party website suffered two DDoS attacks on the same day

Two separate DDoS attacks struck the Labour Party's website on Tuesday, temporarily disrupting its operation but ultimately failing to take …

Education Digital surveillance could be on the path to controlling everything, says cyber security academic

The academic year is well under way and students are settling in; but how protected are universities to the cyber …