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Rise of certifications bumps up salaries 
Nov 12, 2004 | Comment Now 
According to recent research, salaries for qualified security professionals are on the up – reflecting the growing attitude that industry certifications are now outweighing ...
 
German eBay hacker arrested 
Sep 7, 2004 | Comment Now 
Police have arrested a 19 year-old German hacker who claims he managed to control the local domain of eBay.
 
(ISC)2 to give away $50,000 
Sep 6, 2004 | Comment Now 
Security training body (ISC)2 is to award four one-year scholarships each worth up to $12,500.
 
Leading lady takes the SP2 spotlight 
Sep 1, 2004 | Comment Now 
Microsoft’s Rebecca Norlander is a very busy woman. In between training for triathlons, she is in charge of Service Pack 2 and hopes to change company thinking. Dan Ilett reports
 
Japanese bank goes live with virtual security solution 
Aug 31, 2004 | Comment Now 
An IT firm belonging to the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi is implementing a virtual switch to create layered security in its data centre.
 
Britons fear porn could lose them their jobs 
Aug 31, 2004 | Comment Now 
More than a third of British adults - 37 per cent - are worried they could lose their jobs through accidentally accessing porn over the internet.
 
Offshore bank beefs up email protection 
Aug 13, 2004 | Comment Now 
An offshore bank is trying to protect its customers from online fraud with a secure email system.
 
(ISC)2 gains Asian presence 
Aug 13, 2004 | Comment Now 
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 has named nine senior security professionals to head its Asian Advisory Board.
 
Blaster writer bargains for less jail time 
Aug 13, 2004 | Comment Now 
The teenager accused of releasing a version of the Blaster worm last year has bargained with officials to reduce his jail time.
 
Germans use biometrics at Olympics 
Aug 13, 2004 | Comment Now 
Visitors to the German Olympic village in Athens will be issued with biometric ID cards.
 
Barclays Bank targeted in phishing attack 
Aug 13, 2004 | Comment Now 
Barclays Bank customers are falling victim to one of the latest phishing attacks.
 
The busy life of a forensics expert 
Aug 5, 2004 | Comment Now 
As an academic and expert witness and advisor to the government, Peter Sommer is a man trying to juggle his time, as Dan Ilett reports
 
UK prisons to scan fingers 
Aug 5, 2004 | Comment Now 
The UK Home Office is set to use biometric security systems in five of its high-security prisons.
 
NISCC to give early warnings to firms 
Aug 4, 2004 | Comment Now 
The information security arm of the Home Office – the National Information Security Co-ordination Centre (NISCC) – is set to provide early security warnings to major UK ...
 
Nitro Data Systems and Systems Engineering sell IPS 
Aug 3, 2004 | Comment Now 
Intrusion prevention firm Nitro Data Systems has partnered with Systems Engineering to sell network security solutions.
 
DFID axes BorderWare kit for Check Point 
Aug 3, 2004 | Comment Now 
The UK government's Department for International Development (DFID) is set to replace its BorderWare security infrastructure with security solutions from Check Point.
 
Saudis use VPN for ATM bill payments 
Jul 30, 2004 | Comment Now 
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) is implementing a virtual private network to allow people to pay their bills through ATMs.
 
Police to collect DNA of the innocent 
Jul 23, 2004 | Comment Now 
The UK House of Lords has allowed police to keep the DNA records of innocent people on file indefinitely.
 
Eurofighter deploys file encryption 
Jul 22, 2004 | Comment Now 
The European combat aircraft firm Eurofighter is deploying encryption and digital signatures for 2,000 network users.
 
Police arrest internet blackmailers 
Jul 21, 2004 | Comment Now 
The UK's National High Tech Crime Unit has helped to arrest three men on suspicion of running a global protection racket that netted thousands of pounds from online betting sites.
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