CISO spending priorities revealed

According to a GDS International survey of more than 100 leading European information security professionals, investment priorities are changing. Spending to support business …

Google ups prizes in Chromium bug bounty program

Since a vulnerability rewards program for open source web browser project Chromium was instituted in early 2010, many vulnerabilities have been found and dealt with, and …

PayPal sets up bug bounty program

Joining the likes of Google, Facebook, Mozilla and others, PayPal has announced that it will be offering money for information about security bugs that affect their site …

UK enterprises fear EU Data Protection Act

The proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation could spell trouble to UK businesses, says independent IT integrator SecureData, as its “EU General Data Protection …

NATO signs huge cyber defense contract

Rome-base Finmecchanica and the Northrup Grumman Corporation have been awarded a 58 million Euro ($76 million) deal for upgrading NATO’s cyber defense capabilities. The …

The escalating cost of US cybersecurity plans

When US President Barack Obama called on the Congress for laws that would protect the country’s citizens, businesses and infrastructure from various cyber threats, it …

Free return on security investment calculator

The Information Security & Business Continuity Academy launched its free Return on Security Investment (ROSI) calculator (registration required). This calculator provides …