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Hacks of Houston Astros, Butler University Put Network Security on Center Stage

July 14, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

Together, the high-profile hacking of the Houston Astros and Butler University show why it’s important for every organization to think like an enterprise in constructing a network security plan.

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Is BYOD Security Really Concerned with Safety – or Is It About Control?

July 14, 2014 Added by:Eric Byres

As SCADA security professionals we need to pick our security battles carefully. I will be looking deeper into the real goals of any SCADA security policy or technology I am exposed to. Is it really helping make SCADA and ICS safer? Or is it just a way to make control easier? Is it addressing the real risks? Or is it just for show?

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Why No Security Analytics Market?

July 10, 2014 Added by:Anton Chuvakin

So, occasionally I get this call from somebody (vendor, end-user, investor, etc) inquiring about“the size of the security analytics market.” They are usually shocked at our answer: since there is no such market, there is no size to report.

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Cyber Espionage Campaign Hits Energy Companies

July 10, 2014 Added by:Joel Langill

Over the past couple of weeks, cybersecurity vendors have announced the uncovering of a successful cyber espionage campaign carried out by the Dragonfy hacking group.

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2014 ICS Cyber Security Conference Opens Call for Papers

July 10, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon

SecurityWeek today announced the official Call for Papers for the 2014 Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security Conference, to be held October 20 – 23, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Why Should We Close the Threat Detection Gap?

July 09, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc

By closing off the threat detection gap, we can decrease the value to the criminal of the effort to commit the crime, making it a less worthwhile undertaking in the first place.

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DHS Mistakenly Releases 840-pages of Critical Infrastructure Documents

July 09, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released hundreds of documents, some of which contain sensitive information and potentially vulnerable critical infrastructure points across the United States, in response to a recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about a cyber-security attack.

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Defense in Depth for Advanced Threat Protection

July 09, 2014 Added by:Alain Mayer

I believe that defense in depth – a long-established information assurance concept – can help in developing a sensible strategy for the evolving threat landscape.

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Google Aurora vs ICS Aurora – An industry and DHS Debacle

July 08, 2014 Added by:Joe Weiss

This is actually two blogs in one. The first is about DHS releasing critical information they weren’t even asked for. The second is about the lack of progress on addressing a subject that DHS made public.

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Webcast: Detecting and Preventing Advanced Persistent Threats

July 08, 2014 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Please join Palo Alto Networks and SecurityWeek on Wednesday, July 9th at 1:00 PM ET for an informative webcast on how your organization can better detect and prevent advanced cyber attacks.

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Why Have Email Clients Left us to Deal With Phishing?

July 07, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc

Helping my mom know when to be careful should not be rocket science.

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Government Network Security Failures Led to Remote Access Breaches

July 07, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

Former NSA director Keith Alexander pointed out earlier this week that government networks are far from secure, as the NSA and the Department of Defense uncovered more than 1,500 pieces of malware on the U.S. government’s most secret networks.

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The Security Perimeter is Dead, Long Live the Security Perimeter

July 07, 2014 Added by:Dana Wolf

Forward-thinking companies that tend to be targeted by cyberattacks can no longer afford to play defense with their data assets. With no perimeter left to defend, they need to arm themselves with tools to fight the next battle, not the last one.

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2014 ICS Cyber Security Conference to Take Place October 20-23 in Atlanta

July 07, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon

The 2014 ICS Cybersecurity Conference will be held October 20 – 23, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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The Flaw in Requirement 8.5.1

July 03, 2014 Added by:PCI Guru

All of you service providers out there that have remote access to your customers managed by some enterprise credential management solution, please implement a strong two-factor authentication solution on your customer credential management solution before you too become a newspaper headline.

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How Enterprises Can Leverage SMS to Minimize Security Risks and Aftermath

July 03, 2014 Added by:Steve French

As a virtually ubiquitous technology enabling automation and reliable two-way communications worldwide, SMS mobile messaging has proven crucial for those enterprises with effective data security, incident management and business continuity measures in place.

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