Three-quarters of U.K. businesses rate security as a high or very high priority for their senior management or board of directors, according to the latest government-sponsored survey of breaches in the U.K. released at Infosec London.
Novell is aiming to boost its integrated security management capability with its recent purchase of e-Security, Gartner said today. According to the analyst firm, the move highlights a growing industry trend of a vendor of security information and event management technology being acquired by broad-scope vendors.
New guidance to protect children using chatrooms and search engines was published yesterday by the U.K. Home Office, which is also preparing to launch a new Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP).
Research carried out this Easter outside Victoria Station in London has found that 81 percent of people were willing to part with all the personal information needed to steal their identity for the chance to win an Easter egg.
Security watchers yesterday warned internet users to be on their guard against a “high-risk” malicious email that appears to be a Symantec virus advisory, but actually contains a payload designed to disable anti-virus updates.