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March 14, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Unbeknownst to Employees, the Behaviors and Functions of Widely Used March Madness Sport and Media Apps May Violate Corporate BYOD Risk Policies
March 09, 2016 Added by:Ilia Kolochenko
Being insufficient to properly mitigate complicated security flaws in modern web applications, a Web Application Firewall still remains a necessary security control within organizations.
February 22, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Dell has released its Dell Security Annual Threat Report 2016, revealing that key trends defining the threat landscape, ranging from new, aggressive tactics employed by adversaries to a massive increase in malware attacks in 2015.
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.