IBM just released an open source software package called HELib.
HE stands for *homomorphic encryption*, and HELib is an important cryptographic milestone.
Paul Ducklin explains why...
A security researcher tested a slew of (probably inappropriately misconfigured) storage buckets and found about one in six were open to the public, exposing content we think companies would probably have preferred remain private.
Lisa Vaas explores what has happened.
Here are 10 questions you should be asking your hosting provider about features and services that will help to keep your site secure, covering general security practices, application security and operation of the site itself.
The days of IT managers simply worrying about the security of the network inside their physical offices are long gone.
Cloud services, mobile devices, wireless networks and a remote workforce are complicating security management for IT departments who wish to protect corporate data.
This week's Chet Chat comes to you live from the show floor at Interop 2012. John Shier and Chet Wisniewski have some fun and share highlights from the expo hall.
Sophos polled people at their InfoSec Europe booth last week to find out their views on security in the workplace. Here's what they found.
An undercover investigation in India has uncovered that some call center workers have been selling confidential information on nearly 500,000 Britons.
There are many security implication we as IT guys need to think about when we host applications externally. Here is a list of things to ask your provider to reduce the risk of a data or malware breach.
SophosLabs is warning users not to read too much into docs.google.com URLs.
Two scam campaigns this weekend used Google Docs to attack two very different targets. One had big-four Aussie bank ANZ in its sights; the other was aimed at a large North American school.
A new report suggests that Google's Code Search is being used by groups such as LulzSec and Anonymous to find passwords and other private data, gain access to secure networks and decide who their next victim should be.
Amazon announced their new Kindle Fire tablet today, including a new accelerated web browser Silk. Can making the web faster threaten our privacy?
Lots of readers said they'd like to see our 'news-with-a-conscience' videos more than once a month.
So here you go. 60 Second Security, once every two weeks.
Firefox 6.0.2 has just come out, blocking even more browser certificates than Firefox 6.0.1, in yet more fallout from the mess caused by disgraced Dutch web security company DigiNotar.
Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin discuss this week's news including the latest attacks against Sony, Apple's new malware problem and cloud security.
US direct marketing company Epsilon has been forced to admit to an email address leakage, apparently on an impressive scale.
Watch out for the scams and spams that may follow as a result.
Thousands of international security experts are congregating in Nevada, USA, for the Black Hat 2010 conference. But why? What is the single biggest issue which the 2010 conference will address? Is it malware? SCADA? Privacy? Cloud? Hear from the experts Read more…