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WESCO Distribution has opened a third UK office and tripled its headcount within its data communication sales team to help support growing demand. The new office in Uxbridge, London offers a convenient southern location for meetings and compliments existing Wesco sites in Manchester and Aberdeen.

Anthem, the nation’s second largest health insurer who announced in February a breach that compromised 78.8 million customer records and an additional 8.8 and 18.8 million individuals – Blue Cross Blue Shield customers that may have used their insurance in states that Anthem operates, has declined an audit from the Office of Inspector General (OIG), an office within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This is not the first time that Anthem has turned down such an audit.

The FREAK security bug that allows attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) connections encrypted using an outmoded cipher has claimed another victim. This time, it is Microsoft's Secure Channel stack.

In response to the news that luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental has confirmed that its hotels have been affected by a credit card breach, Mark James, security specialist at ESET writes:

Following the news that the Blu-ray Disc (BD) format could be a new target zone for hackers according to a keynote talk at the Securi-Tay conference http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/03/02/bad_movie_hackers_can_raid_networks_with_burnt_blurays/ Tim Erlin, director of security and risk, Tripwire and Troy Gill, manager security research, AppRiver explain how this works and how to avoid the threat:

London, UK: The Federation of Communication Services (FCS) will launch the first in a suite of telecoms service standards that will form the FCS Mark of Excellence at the Convergence Summit North on 17-18 March in Harrogate. Driven by the desire of its members to be able to demonstrate that they offer exceptional standards of service, the aim is that accredited members who are able to offer bespoke or higher standards of service in particular areas, such as fraud prevention or mitigation within their networks, will be able to display the badge on their website and literature. This will give customers certainty that they are dealing with a reputable telecoms supplier that follows best practice as verified by the FCS and confirm the company meets the high quality of criteria laid out in the programme.

In response to the news around the FREAK flaw, which, for more than a decade, left users of Apple and Google devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited millions of supposedly secure web sites, Phil Lieberman, CEO of Lieberman Software Corporation writes: