Cyber Security

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3 essential security tasks - have you done them yet?

Do These 3 More

Tomorrow marks a year since we published our '3 essential security tasks', so we thought we'd revisit it to ask if you've done them all. If you haven't, there's still time!

Do these 3 essential security tasks for your family today

You're probably your family's 24/7 IT support desk, switching the printer off and on again, locating the missing internet... And that, in our modern and interconnected world, makes you part of the cyber security front line.

Make your life easier and your family safer - kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month by doing these 3 essential security tasks today.

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Monday review

Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Only 36% of small firms apply security patches. No wonder cybercrooks are stealing their cash

Foot and mompop shops

Small businesses are under constant attack from malware, scams and online fraud. They are simply woefully under-prepared to keep their assets safe. Despite reorganisation and redirected priorities, the police can still do little to help. Here are some general tips from the FSB to help firms better protect themselves.

Nuclear power plant cybersecurity warnings silenced by legal threats

Nuclear power plant cybersecurity warnings silenced by legal threats

One vendor's threat to sue has resulted in two canceled talks about a nuclear power plant's potential vulnerabilities to cyber-attack.

Will the UK Cyber Security Strategy make a difference?


The British government has today published its Cyber Security Strategy detailing how it plans to protect national security and the public from internet threats, and (hopefully) support the British economy at the same time.

The state of cyber security - Join Sophos and the NCSA in Washington DC

IT administrators await mammoth Microsoft security patch bundle

Sophos and the NCSA are holding an event in Washington DC October 27th, 2011 to help spread the word about National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Join us for a cocktail reception and panel featuring Michael Kaiser, Rob Strayer and Chester Wisniewski.