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February 22, 2016 Added by:Larry Karisny
When I spoke on the need for cybersecurity innovation at the January ITEXPO conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., I sensed something interesting about my cybersecurity colleagues: They don't seem to care about innovation; they care about having a job in cybersecurity.
February 17, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Rallies planned at Apple stores nationwide to protest court order pressuring the company to build a “backdoor” for the FBI to hack the iPhone
February 17, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
With the surging growth in cyberspace, new technologies, Wi-Fi, apps, robots, drones, terrorists with social media accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) and nation-state hacking, online data security has become the Achilles’ heel of the Internet. A growing number of people want to know about new apps available for their smartphones and their data in the cloud – along with the upcoming securit...
February 17, 2016 Added by:Avishai Wool
As DDoS continues to be used as a cyber-weapon against websites and online resources, organizations should ensure that they have a response plan in place that includes these mitigation techniques, to help deny attempted denial-of-service attacks.
February 16, 2016 Added by:Ilia Kolochenko
It becomes more and more difficult to distinguish genuine security companies, with solid in-house technologies, and experts with flashy marketing and FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) tactics. This makes the process of cybersecurity RFP (Request For Proposal) more complicated and challenging for organizations of all sizes.
February 11, 2016 Added by:Alexander Polyakov
SAP Afaria can be used for remote control of mobile devices and, with ClientID generated on the basis of IMEI, attackers can compromise devices via text messages if they know the victim's phone number and IMEI.
February 10, 2016 Added by:Idan Aharoni
Inteller has identified a new Ransomware malware being offered for sale in the underground, dubbed "GinX", which encrypts important and sensitive files on the victim's computer and which targets not only Windows operating systems, but MacBook's OSX as well.
January 28, 2016 Added by:Steve Durbin
After reviewing the current threat landscape, there are five prevalent security threats that the Information Security Forum believes businesses need to prepare for in 2016. These include, but are not limited to, the unintended consequences of state intervention, Big Data, mobile applications and the Internet of Things (IoT), cybercrime and the growing skills gap in the information security industr...
January 28, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
The European General Data Protection Regulation is a new privacy regulation with fines as high as four percent of annual global revenue for companies that fail to safeguard data of EU citizens and residents. In the U.S. 16 states recently introduced new, ACLU supported data privacy legislation. In spite of efforts to improve privacy protections many enterprises are not doing enough to protect cons...
January 15, 2016 Added by:Luis Corrons
The most capable defense solutions must not only be centralized, but also be able to automatically block, identify, forensically profile and purge malware, even when it is veiled by legitimate programs and processes. The software needs to be smarter than the malware itself.
January 13, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Chief risk officers (CRO) will need to keep close watch on a number of strategic, operational, and external risks this year. Effective risk management and mitigation will be critical, since companies' strategies, business models, operations, reputations, and, ultimately, survival are on the line.
January 12, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
According to the results of a new global study, commissioned by CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA), only 20 percent of organizations that have attempted to implement DevOps have fully deployed it.
January 12, 2016 Added by:Alexander Polyakov
SAP has released the monthly critical patch update for January 2016. This patch update closes 23 vulnerabilities in SAP products (including ones closed after the second Tuesday of the previous month and before the second Tuesday of this month).
January 09, 2016 Added by:Joe Weiss
As the NERC CIP process is public, our enemies are aware of the gaping cyber holes in our electric systems. When will the responsible entities wake up or will it be after they can’t turn their lights on?
January 05, 2016 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
Security firm ESET has been monitoring attacks involving the threat and recently discovered that the Trojan had been used to target news media and electrical power companies in Ukraine.