RSA Conference Europe coverage 2012

Read all the news coverage from RSA Conference Europe 2012, in London.

RSA Europe RSA Conference Europe 2012 recently took place on 9-11 October. Computer Weekly’s Security Editor was present reporting on all the latest news and tips.

Taking place at the Hilton London Metropole the three days were designed for users to learn, network and discuss the best way to address security issues that threaten us all.

Read all the news from the event below.

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RSA Conference Europe 2012 News

Organisations need alternative data protection as security models fail
Organisations' security models are failing - so could it be time to adopt an intelligence-led approach to data protection and fighting cyber crime?

Draft Data Communications Bill a security risk , says Jimmy Wales
The UK’s Draft Data Communications Bill will be useless and quite dangerous, says Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.

Security must take human factor into account
Security system designers need to start taking into account the differences in users, according to Hugh Thompson, at RSA Europe.

Misha Glenny tells of security concerns
UK targeted attacks have gone from four a year to 500 a day in just two years, according to Misha Glenny, security author and journalist.

Thousands of unprotected virtual servers exposed to the web
Most organisations are failing to put the necessary protections around data in virtual environments, leaving them wide open to attack, according to this expert.

Cloud key to future information security says Qualys
Cloud computing is an opportunity information security professionals should not miss, according to Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys.

Free cloud security readiness tool from Microsoft
Microsoft has announced a free tool for organisations to assess their security readiness for cloud computing.

Reflections on RSA Europe– blog
For those of you who couldn't make RSA's latest thrash in London I can report that there were, as expected, no real surprises.

New intelligence led security model needed
A new model of security makes sense as nation states, criminals and hacktivists continue to take obscene advantage.

RSA Conference Europe: Expectations
Vendors will be out in force at RSA Europe, so find out what the plan is here.

Big data and BI at RSA Europe 2012
Big data and intelligence-driven security are to be the focus of the RSA Conference Europe 2012.

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