Blog Posts Tagged with "Threats"
June 28, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston
Malware with comparisons to Stuxnet are all the rage these days. Much of what is in the media is either hysteria, hype, confusion or outright wrong. As an infosec practitioner, your job is to explain to folks in a rational way about the trends and topics in the news carefully, truthfully, and rationally...
June 19, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"Considering how critical Internet access is to our daily lives, we want all Internet users to understand that they have a shared responsibility in protecting themselves online and that safer practices online help protect everyone"...
June 14, 2012 Added by:Megan Berry
There are many factors that can bring down your networks and compromise data, including criminals, carelessness and disgruntled employees. The hardware, software, and policies that make up the layers of network security defend your company’s systems from these threats. What are the most common threats?
June 08, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn
With millions of mobile apps receiving billions of downloads, it is important that users are aware of the risks they face when downloading and using apps. This infographic uses real world cases to outline the threat to user privacy posed by mobile apps...
May 17, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
Paralysis can come from over-dependence on analysis. You've heard the term "analysis paralysis" where someone spends so much time trying to make the perfect decision while factors change that ultimately no decision is made before the deadline passes or some event happens...
May 13, 2012 Added by:Jack Daniel
You do need to assess how the vulnerability is exposed, what mitigations are in place or even possible, how hard the threat may be to execute against your situation, and whether there is a graceful failure mode if the opportunity turns out to be inopportune...
May 10, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
Once you get over the anxiety of logging, a wave of elation generally hits. Whether you're getting excited about being able to catch evil-doers in the act, or the capability to notice system failures before they happen logging can save your skin more than you'd think...
May 09, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
You're probably worried that log analysis is going to consume all of your time, or you'll find out that your organization has been pwn3d for years and all your data has been exfiltrated in real-time and your latest database is being copied off to China... aren't you?
May 07, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Cybersecurity is identified as a priority issue to enhance the efficiency of prevention and incident response. The report invites federal and private sector partners to accelerate initiatives to enhance data collection, detect events, raise awareness, and respond to incidents...
May 03, 2012 Added by:Headlines
“We pay particular attention to industrial control systems. We’re seeing a troubling increase in the threats and the vulnerabilities associated with those. But we are making progress on that, I think,” DHS deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity Mark Weatherford said...
April 20, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Mobile threats should alarm private industry, as the risk of data exposure is high due the growth of the mobile sector. Cyber criminals and governments are aware of the value of information to be gained from our mobile devices and are showing an increased interest in the sector...
April 20, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"The enemy will be inside our networks for malice, curiosity, or just for the challenge. We must prioritize our defense efforts with a mission assurance approach... Cyberspace is a part of every war fight, every mission that we're in. Everyone is focused on cyber...."
April 17, 2012 Added by:Scot Terban
The players mime their passion plays to obtain the almighty dollar and make their daily bread. Grimy hands slither over every inch of the client while pouring soothing words, cooing in their ear about how their solutions will cure ills and make them more virile than the next guy...
April 13, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
There is no clear line between cybercrime and cyber warfare, and botnets are a serious threat with tremendous offensive potential. Through a botnet it is possible to attack the nerve centers of a country, and isolated attacks can target critical infrastructure...
April 12, 2012 Added by:Neira Jones
The Verizon DBIR 2012 was released last month and I am sure you have seen a lot on the subject. With every report, statistics and opinions have to be put in the right context. The conclusions are not surprising, but there are a few nuggets in the report worth examining...
April 04, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
As Congress continues to weigh the legislation and negotiate potential amendments, users should ask some serious questions about how these proposals will affect thems, and tell Congress that we won't stand for cybersecurity bills that undermine our civil liberties...
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