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PCI DSS 3.0 Updates and Ramifications for Network and Application Security

March 02, 2015 Added by:Barracuda Networks

The PCI DSS 3.0 is here. Since Jan 1, 2015 organizations under its purview are required to comply with the updated standard. Many of the changes stem from the recent high profile breaches, despite being compliant.

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Is Visual Hacking Undermining Your Enterprise Security?

March 02, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

A new study conducted by the Ponemon Institute reveals how easy it is to undermine enterprise security with low-tech visual hacking operations, where nine out of every ten attempts (88%) were found to be successful.

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What is a Level 3 Merchant?

March 02, 2015 Added by:PCI Guru

This consistently keeps coming up as an issue because of the confusing definitions on the Visa, MasterCard and Discover Web sites.

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SIEM/ DLP Add-on Brain?

March 02, 2015 Added by:Anton Chuvakin

The good news is that we now a decent number of vendors that offer, essentially, an add-on brain for your SIEM. Some can also add a brain to your DLP, since it turned out that DLP is pretty brainless as well…

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Prohibiting RC4 Cipher Suites

February 26, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc

I’ve long believed that RC4 was dead based on past research and multiple vendors have already declared it dead.

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Control System Cyber Security and the Insurance Industry

February 26, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss

I have felt that the insurance companies can be a major player in driving the need to adequately secure control systems.

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Open Haus: Wi-Fi and Seamless Roaming for Mobile Workers

February 26, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

Whatever you picture, the fact is that mobility is now a key expectation of many employees. Those who work from laptops, tablets and other mobile devices need to be certain that the technology they depend on is able to follow them from place to place, without any service interruption.

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Owning your own data – Data residency laws

February 26, 2015 Added by:Willy Leichter

A question I get asked a lot at is, “If there is a data center in my region, do I still need to protect my own data if I’m concerned about say data residency laws?”

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Babar: Suspected Nation State Spyware In The Spotlight

February 25, 2015 Added by:Cyphort

Cyphort Labs has collected and analyzed a highly advanced piece of malware, which for all intents and purposes seems to be a full blown cyber espionage tool of the kind a nation state would be behind.

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FFIEC Adds Cyber-Resilience to Business Continuity Guidelines

February 25, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued revised Business Continuity Planning (BCP) guidelines for the financial services sector

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