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What's keeping security experts awake at night?

What's keeping you awake at night? Gartner polls top-level security experts

Enterprises will pour more than $71 billion into infosec this year but are still getting clobbered by Sony-esque level breaches. Why? They're not focusing on the real threats.

A third of Americans have changed online and phone behaviours post-Snowden

A third of Americans have changed online and phone behaviours post-Snowden

Edward Snowden has been heard, and his words are having at least some effect. True, a minority have changed to better protect their privacy, but the more people know, the more likely they are to change.

Happy holidays, thanks, and a request from us to you

Baubles. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

It's that time of year when many of our Naked Security writers go on a little break, so you might notice we'll be a bit quieter for the next couple of weeks. Thanks to everyone who read the site and contributed, now it's time for us to ask you for your feedback...

Which social network is the worst for bullying?

Anti-Bullying Week

We'd like to know which social network you think is the worst for bullying, and you could even win a T-shirt as a way of us saying thanks.

People demand better privacy but don't take basic steps to protect themselves

Consumers expect erosion of privacy to continue, says recent survey

The vast majority of internet users expect their privacy to be eroded over the next five years, according to a recent study.

Is TrueCrypt pining for the fjords?


An attempt at keeping the TrueCrypt dream alive has been kicked off, hosted in Switzerland. Will it make a difference? Sophos conducted a poll to see what IT managers think about TrueCrypt after all the news and speculation.

Would you believe it? Women more in favour of porn filters than men

Women more in favour of porn filters than men

75% of UK women support their government's proposals to make internet porn 'opt-in', compared to 43% of men, according to a new survey from market research company Kantar.

PRISM: 50% of Americans approve of NSA's internet spying program


Half of Americans approve of their government's collection of telephone and internet data as part of anti-terrorism efforts even though they believe PRISM goes further than they have been told.

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week


Did you miss anything in the past week?

Here's a recap of the hot 22 stories of the past seven days, so you can catch up quickly!

What do you want to see on Naked Security?

What do you want to see on Naked Security

We think it's about time we ask you about what YOU want from us. Have your say, and maybe win a t-shirt!

Top executives out of touch with their company's IT security risks

Top executives out of touch with their company's IT security risks

The world's business leaders have high levels of confidence in their organisations' cyber defences, but that confidence is largely out of tune with reality, according to a recent report.

The 'What's Worse Security Championships finals' - Vote now

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To honour the March Madness sporting finals, we adapted the concept and launched our very own What's Worse Security Championships. Join the thousands of others and place your vote now in the finals.

The 'What's Worse Security Championships'

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With March Madness Basketball in full swing in America, we thought it might be fun to try and adapt the concept of sport championships to the land of IT security.

How do you compare to Steve Wozniak? Take our survey and (maybe) win a new iPad Mini


Last year, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak showed off his travel backpack to Gizmodo readers. He needed a whopping seven containers to get through airport security!

Question is how do the rest of us compare. Tell us what you lug around and have a chance of winning an iPad Mini.

Losing a phone or device REALLY sucks [INFOGRAPHIC]


Ahhh, losing phones - something i sadly do often. A recent survey has some interesting findings: it reported that men were more likely than women to lose devices, and that Londoners lost devices more often than people living elsewhere in the UK. Any of this surprise you?

42% of lost mobiles have no security in place to protect data, says report

42% of lost mobile gadgets have no security in place to protect data says report

Out of those who reported that they had lost devices, 42% had no security measures in place, and one in five contained access to work-related documents or email. Young, male Londoners, you're the worst when it comes to losing stuff, but take heart: you're the best at making sure your lost gadgets are secured.

Who reads Naked Security? The results are in....


A few weeks ago, we asked you, our readers, a little bit more about you. Here are the results of that anonymous poll.

Who reads Naked Security?


The other day, someone asked me: so who exactly reads Naked Security? And how do you know you are giving them what they want?

Facebook stops asking users to rat out friends using fake names online

Facebook: At least 67 million accounts are fake

Facebook has wrapped up an experiment that entailed surveying people whether Friends are using pseudonyms, which is a violation of its long-standing real-names policy.

Security fears around remote working, the cloud and wireless networks cited by SMBs

Security fears around remote working, the cloud and wireless networks cited by SMBs

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.