June 03, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
These days, you need a password to access every aspect of your digital life, and we all know how problematic that can be.
June 01, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has released the proposal for regulatory control of the export of malware and zero-day exploits for a sixty-day public comment period, and the reaction from the security community and other interested parties is already definitively negative.
May 28, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
Security researchers, companies and organizations have joined forces in a new non-profit global initiative whose goal is to secure smart cities.
May 27, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
Enterprises may largely agree that threat intelligence is important, but few are doing any actual sharing themselves, according to a new survey.
May 27, 2015 Added by:Peter Zavlaris
This year’s Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (VDBIR) added a new category to its VERIS (Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing) to track attacks with “secondary” motives.
May 27, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
So, should network administrators consider tapping into MSPs for network security in our current environment? The core issue is a common one in network security – convenience vs. security.
May 26, 2015 Added by:Lisa Huff
Organizations have made massive investment in a variety of security solutions over the years. It is important to understand what investments that have made in security technologies in order to understand the success and possible challenges that they face.
May 26, 2015 Added by:Anton Chuvakin
My next project, now that I am done with security analytics for now, is to revisit our cloud security monitoring work.
May 25, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
For some reason, Europe’s ‘The Final Countdown’ was playing in my head as I sat and pondered this write-up. I suppose that’s fitting given that we are about to cross the 60-day mark until Windows Server 2003 goes End-of-Life.
May 25, 2015 Added by:Brent Huston
Arguably, Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) has kept us safe from nuclear holocaust for more than half a century. Although we have been on the brink of nuclear war more than once and the Doomsday clock currently has us at three minutes ‘til midnight, nobody ever seems ready to actually push the button – and there have been some shaky fingers indeed on those buttons!
May 25, 2015 Added by:Rebecca Herold
Do you know how well your vendors, business associates, contracted third parties (who I will collectively call “contractors”) are protecting the information with which you’ve entrusted them to perform some sort of business activity? You need to know.
May 21, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
During my career, I have built and managed hundreds of production-level client and server systems, and nothing can be more worrisome than when it comes time to apply patches and upgrades to software. Why? Because things can, and often times, do go wrong during patch and upgrade cycles.
May 13, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Given the evolving threat landscape, it is no surprise that the field of information security is booming. A report issued by Burning Glass Technologies reveals that job postings across the industry have grown 74 percent between 2007 and 2013—twice the rate of all other IT jobs.
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