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New survey shows 78% of ecommerce websites at risk

Security scans performed on 60,000 Magento websites, a popular ecommerce platform, show that 78% are missing critical security patches, while 5% are confirmed to...

German cybersecurity chief: Army attacked over 284,000 times this year

Computer systems belonging to the German army were attacked by hackers just under 300,000 times in the first few weeks of 2017. Ludwig Leinhos, the...
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Terrorism and technology: Exploring Amber Rudd’s comments on encryption

Dr Andrew Whiting, Lecturer in Security Studies at Birmingham City University, responds to Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s comments that strong encryption is "completely unacceptable",...
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An open source cityscape

A smart city is a sensitive city, positions Katie Foster, Director, International Marketing, GitHub. When we talk about smart cities we view them as an...
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UK government seeks access to Whatsapp

After the terror attacks last Wednesday in the Capital City of London, the UK government is fighting for more access to the social media...
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Hackers exploit software bug and breach Canadian government agency site

As a precautionary measure, Canada Revenue Agency took its website offline to deal with unspecified "internet vulnerability," later revealed to be related to the...
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The March 2017 issue TEST Magazine is now available to read online

The March 2017 issue of TEST Magazine dives into the relationship between QA and UX, with interviews, research and opinion pieces. The issue also looks...

Microsoft to invest US$1 billion into cybersecurity

Microsoft has revealed that they will be continuing to up their cybersecurity game by investing an annual amount of US$1 billion. The importance of cybersecurity...
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New national statistics report shows over 5m fraud and computer misuse offences in 2016

New figures from the Office of National Statistic’s ‘Crime in England and Wales: year ending Sept 2016’ report, showed an estimated 6.2 million incidents...
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UK begins ‘national security in a digital world’ inquiry

The UK government has pledged that it will treat a national cyber attack as seriously as a conventional attack. The second National Cyber Security Strategy...

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