May 06, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
Organizations function in a progressively cyber-enabled world today and traditional risk management isn’t nimble enough to deal with the risks from activity in cyberspace. Enterprise risk management needs to be extended to create risk resilience, built on a foundation of preparedness.
May 06, 2015 Added by:Paul Lipman
Today’s cyber criminals are more aggressive than ever before in their quest to achieve financial gains through hacking. With that being said, it should come as no surprise that our nation's schools are a prime target for such attacks. In this article, iSheriff CEO Paul Lipman highlights the five actions that can be taken to upgrade cyber security practices.
April 30, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Malware might be growing in sophistication when it comes to anti-detection measures, but every day, the security community arrives at new measures that use these same evasion tactics against the malicious software they are designed to protect.
April 28, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
The official website and Twitter accounts of Tesla Motors were briefly hijacked over the weekend. The electric car manufacturer has provided some details on the attack.
April 27, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
This might be hard to believe, but it is true: 59 percent of data breaches are happening not because of some smart hacker who wants to do harm to your company but because of your own employees.
April 22, 2015 Added by:Malwarebytes
Discovering a new vulnerability in a popular piece of software is the Holy Grail for cybercriminals. The period between this vulnerability being weaponized into an exploit and becoming public knowledge poses a huge security risk to consumers and businesses.
April 16, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) gives annual analysis and insight to the prior year’s security incidents and confirmed data breaches. As a security practitioner, I look to this report as a bellwether for our own security practices – what patterns are emerging and what should be my immediate takeaways to better protect my organization.
April 14, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released two documents with guidance for financial institutions on mitigating risks from the increase in cyber attacks that compromise user credentials or employ destructive software.
April 12, 2015 Added by:Mike Lennon
FireEye on Sunday uncovered details of a decade-long cyber espionage campaign carried out by China targeting governments, journalists and businesses in South East Asia and India.
April 10, 2015 Added by:Paul Lipman
While SMBs are vulnerable to many of the same types of attacks as the companies making headlines (Target, JP Morgan, Home Depot, Anthem, etc.), they must defend themselves with vastly smaller IT teams and budgets. SMBs are finding they have a unique set of challenges and vulnerabilities that require a comprehensive but tailored approach to security.
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.”
March 30, 2015 Added by:Brent Huston
There is a complete disconnect between the way most bad guys think and operate and the way many infosec folks think and operate.
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