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Security software has to develop and improve quickly in order to stay ahead of those who want to break the law. Our security software news email will keep you informed of all of the latest developments. Security has always been an issue that has been on the agenda of IT managers, programmers and individual computer users. Breaches of security range from the benign through to the sinister and malicious events that result in theft, fraud and destruction of data. Some of the most common types of security software used to protect against these threats include antivirus software, firewall software, and software used to remove spyware and other types of malicious code. Makers of security software are also dealing with new technologies. This means working out ways to protect things like mobile devices, the Internet of Things, and products and services in the virtual reality and augmented reality fields. Whatever your interest is in security software news, our tailored email will deliver the information that you need. You get it once a day; delivered straight to your inbox, as a simple and easy to use digest.

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Trump is creating a vetting center. Is it ‘extreme’ enough to end his travel ban?
Washington Post • Nick Miroff
GDPR: Are you ready for the EU's huge data privacy shake-up?
BBC • Clive Coleman
Boston Tech Watch: Kyruus, Kolide, Nano-C, BookingBug
Xconomy • Jeff Engel
Russia spread fake news via Twitter bots after Salisbury poisoning – analysis
The Guardian • Heather Stewart
Microsoft claims to make Chrome safer with new extension
Ars Technica • Peter Bright
Facebook among tech firms to sign 'digital Geneva convention'
The Guardian • Alex Hern
Ikea app TaskRabbit reveals security breach
BBC
US and UK blame Russia for 'malicious' cyber-offensive
The Guardian • Ewen Macaskill Defence Correspondent
Govt looks to keep tabs on tech giants with data centres in India
The Economic Times of India • Surabhi Agarwal
Gina Haspel’s nomination to head CIA faces some opposition in Senate
Washington Post • Shane Harris
 
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Defense Policy, International Security
Trump is creating a vetting center. Is it ‘extreme’ enough to end his travel ban?
Washington PostNick Miroff
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Data Privacy, Finance
GDPR: Are you ready for the EU's huge data privacy shake-up?
BBCClive Coleman
Mark Taylor's account was one of 20,000 at Tesco Bank plundered by hackers who broke through its online security systems in 2016. "I felt physically ill," he says. "£2,400 for me is an awful lot of money." Tesco refunded the money to...
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Cleantech, Finance
Boston Tech Watch: Kyruus, Kolide, Nano-C, BookingBug
XconomyJeff Engel
—Cambridge, MA-based security analytics startup Kolide announced it raised an $8 million Series A funding round led by Matrix Partners. Kolide’s team includes alums of FireEye and Facebook’s security team. Two years ago, the startup raised $1.6 million via Hack Secure, a...
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Media & Advertising, Russia
Russia spread fake news via Twitter bots after Salisbury poisoning – analysis
The GuardianHeather Stewart
Russia used trolls and bots to unleash disinformation on to social media in the wake of the Salisbury poisoning, according to fresh Whitehall analysis. Government sources said experts had uncovered an increase of up to 4,000% in the spread of propaganda from...
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Google Inc, Security Software & Services
Microsoft claims to make Chrome safer with new extension
Ars TechnicaPeter Bright
Chrome already provides effective protection against malicious sites: go somewhere with a poor reputation and you'll get a big, scary red screen telling you that you're about to do something unwise. But Microsoft believes it can do a better job than Google,...
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Media & Advertising, Russia
Facebook among tech firms to sign 'digital Geneva convention'
The GuardianAlex Hern
Signatories including Microsoft, Arm and Trend Micro agree not to take part in cyber-attacks More than 30 global technology firms have signed up to a “digital Geneva convention”, committing never to partake in cyber-attacks against individuals or businesses. The signatories to the...
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Finance, Security Software & Services
Ikea app TaskRabbit reveals security breach
BBC
Ikea is investigating a "cyber-security incident" involving its odd jobs marketplace TaskRabbit. The app and website let people find freelance workers to complete household tasks such as cleaning, gardening or assembling flat-pack furniture. TaskRabbit has not revealed the nature of the incident,...
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Russia, Security Software & Services
US and UK blame Russia for 'malicious' cyber-offensive
The GuardianEwen Macaskill Defence Correspondent
The cyberwar between the west and Russia has escalated after the UK and the US issued a joint alert accusing Moscow of mounting a “malicious” internet offensive that appeared to be aimed at espionage, stealing intellectual property and laying the foundation for...
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Big Data, Data Privacy
Govt looks to keep tabs on tech giants with data centres in India
The Economic Times of IndiaSurabhi Agarwal
New Delhi: The government is weighing plans to make it mandatory for Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants to store the information they have on Indian users locally, in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s thinking and proposals being considered by...
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Defense Policy, Economic Policy
Gina Haspel’s nomination to head CIA faces some opposition in Senate
Washington PostShane Harris
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