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April 07, 2015 Added by:Identropy
As more company business units explore and adopt Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for their technology needs, IT security groups struggle to keep the “gathering clouds” from raining on their secured environment. On the bright side, these organizations have a very strong security foundation in place for internally hosted applications.
April 06, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
In a recent survey of security professionals conducted at the e-Crime Congress, 16% of respondents said they support laws that would result prison sentences for executives and Boards of Directors for any negligence on their part following a major data breach.
April 06, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
As reported by the 2013 Europol Serious & Organized Threat Assessment, the “Total Global Impact of CyberCrime [has risen to] US $3 Trillion, making it more profitable than the global trade in marijuana, cocaine and heroin combined.”
April 06, 2015 Added by:PCI Guru
Not surprisingly, I have a number of comments based on what I have read. There are some good things that have come out of this effort. But in my opinion, the committee missed the boat in a few areas and those will lead to even more confusion between penetration testers, QSAs and clients.
April 02, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
There is a need to use the knowledge from previous control system cyber incidents when developing cyber forensics and monitoring technologies, cyber security technologies, training, and to adjust requirements such as the NERC CIPs, Regulatory Guide 5.71/NEI-0809, and CFATS to address what has actually been happening.
April 02, 2015 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Over the past few weeks, China has been using its country's Internet infrastructure to attack political opponents by turning normal users' web browsers into Denial of Service tools.
April 02, 2015 Added by:Christopher Budd
Back in the early 1990s, AT&T capitalized on this with their “You Will” campaign, which outlined some of the things they said “you will” be able to do in the future. The bright future of technology is intriguing and exciting, but we must first take responsibility for our security and privacy as to avoid any downfalls.
April 01, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
Negotiating with criminals is risky, but it is apparently a risk some people are willing to take if it is going to get them their data back.
April 01, 2015 Added by:Malwarebytes
WordPress, the leading Content Management System, is one of cyber criminals’ favourite target when it comes to hacking websites.
April 01, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
A researcher has determined that this behavior can be exploited for information disclosure and amplifying distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
March 31, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
While 53 percent said threat intelligence was critical to having a strong security posture, 47 percent did not agree.
March 31, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
As the rapid expansion of connected devices continues unabated, one small issue may may prove to be a major challenge the Internet of Things (IoT) – the lack of effective methods to integrate accurate timing systems with devices and networks.
March 31, 2015 Added by:Identropy
Here are a few tips that you may want to include in your planning if you have not developed a response plan for your IAM environment