April 06, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
In a recent survey of security professionals conducted at the e-Crime Congress, 16% of respondents said they support laws that would result prison sentences for executives and Boards of Directors for any negligence on their part following a major data breach.
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.”
April 06, 2015 Added by:PCI Guru
Not surprisingly, I have a number of comments based on what I have read. There are some good things that have come out of this effort. But in my opinion, the committee missed the boat in a few areas and those will lead to even more confusion between penetration testers, QSAs and clients.
April 01, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
Negotiating with criminals is risky, but it is apparently a risk some people are willing to take if it is going to get them their data back.
March 31, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
While 53 percent said threat intelligence was critical to having a strong security posture, 47 percent did not agree.
March 31, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
As the rapid expansion of connected devices continues unabated, one small issue may may prove to be a major challenge the Internet of Things (IoT) – the lack of effective methods to integrate accurate timing systems with devices and networks.
March 31, 2015 Added by:Identropy
Here are a few tips that you may want to include in your planning if you have not developed a response plan for your IAM environment
March 31, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
To anticipate where and how an attacker might strike next, security professionals are realizing the importance of being able to understand the mind of the attacker and what they value in a target.
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.
March 30, 2015 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Please join us on Tuesday, March 31 at 1PM ET for a special webcast: How to Manage Mac and mobile devices leveraging your existing infrastructure, presented by Centrify.
The Government Says It Has a Policy on Disclosing Zero-Days, But Where Are the Documents to Prove It?
March 30, 2015 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Despite the White House’s claim that it had “reinvigorated” its policies in spring 2014 and “established a disciplined, rigorous and high-level decision-making process for vulnerability disclosure,” none of the documents released in response to our lawsuit appear to be newer than 2010.
March 26, 2015 Added by:Joseph Pizzo
With all of the threats and exploits that are discovered on a daily basis we, as security professionals, are always looking for an advantage.
Premera Breach Emphasizes Risk to Holders of Medical Records — and the Importance of Network Security
March 26, 2015 Added by:Kevin Watson
The problem is data security is boring and tedious, making it easy to become the task we push off until tomorrow, and the next day, and the next day.
March 25, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a non-profit think tank which conducts research and analysis to develop policy initiatives, has issued a set of recommendations for Congress and the Obama Administration regarding the steps that should be taken in order to increase the level if threat information sharing between the government and private sector.
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