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CSA, (ISC)² create new cloud certification

A new Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification is aimed at certifying those with the advanced skills need to keep the cloud secure.

Potential breach brews at Costa Coffee Club

Costa Coffee has warned its loyalty club members of a potential breach and will reset all passwords as well as use a new format for passwords.

Former GCHQ director tapped for Standard Chartered's risk committee

Former GCHQ director Sir Iain Lobban will be joining London-based Standard Chartered bank to prevent cybercrime.

Stored XSS bug in WordPress, researchers advise to disable comments

A stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability impacting current WordPress versions has been identified by a researcher with Finnish IT company Klikki Oy.

Mobile apps riddled with security flaws

Andrew Hogg, CEO of Now Source, explains how some of the most popular applications can be riddled with security flaws.

Hospitals testing AC monitoring platform to spot malware in medical devices

Two unnamed hospitals have signed on to test the WhatsAppDoc platform developed to detect malware in outdated medical devices by monitoring AC consumption.

Microsoft expands bug bounty program to include Project Spartan

Microsoft announced plans on Wednesday to on expand its bug bounty program to include Project Spartan, the company's new browser, and Azure, the company's cloud platform.

RSA 2015: Some point-of-sale security tips

Using point-to-point encryption and monitoring privileged credentials are among the point-of-sale security tips offered during a session at RSA Conference 2015

Cybersecurity organizations meet to discuss lack of qualified security pros

More than a dozen cybersecurity organizations met earlier this week to discuss plans to establish a framework for resolving the "shortfall of qualified people in the cybersecurity profession."

Manny Rivelo set to take over as president and CEO of F5 Networks

Manny Rivelo was named president and CEO of F5 Networks, an application solutions provider, this week.

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