Cyber security – the best weapon remains good information security hygiene

IT professionals know that cyber security threats become more plentiful and sophisticated every year, and there is no reason for that trend to change.

A recent report by the National Audit Office (NAO) said it would take the UK 20 years to develop the sophisticated skills needed to improve cyber security.

China calls Australian spy HQ plans hacking claims ‘groundless’

China has shrugged off allegations by Australian media that Chinese hackers have stolen the blueprints for the new Australian spy headquarters.

“China pays high attention to cybersecurity issues, and is firmly apposed to all forms of hacker attacks,” foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a regular press briefing on Tuesday afternoon. “Groundless accusations will not help solve this issue.”