Infosec Island News
August 01, 2013 Added by:Joe Franscella
On Wednesday, National Security Agency (NSA) Director General Keith Alexander informed a rather tame crowd (with the exception of one or two hecklers) that his agency isn’t interested in phone or other digital communications unless they impact foreign intelligence gathering or involve known or suspected terrorists. A day later a couple’s home was raided after the husband and wife searched “p...
August 01, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
There are powerful integrated security dashboards that can be installed and modified to meet each user’s particular needs. Now a company can create hundreds if not thousands of employee cyber warriors with a relatively small investment.
July 26, 2013 Added by:Joe Franscella
Black Hat USA 2013 (@blackhatevents) kicks off Saturday, running through next Wednesday – what a busy and exciting time for everyone in the cybersecurity industry and the news and PR machines.
July 26, 2013 Added by:Joe Franscella
Northern Virginia-based startup @PhishMe, a company that has made a good name for itself as a cloud-based phishing email penetration tester and trainer, announced an interesting contest on its blog last week called the “The Double Barrel Throwdown 2013.”
July 17, 2013 Added by:Joe Franscella
“Cybersecurity” and “cyber security” are getting more and more mixed usage lately, so much that they are becoming almost as ambiguous as the term “cloud” was a few years back. While there isn't any recognized authority on the subject per se, there are at least some credible sources providing guidance that can help those of us in the industry to decide on "when, why and how" to use the ...
July 15, 2013 Added by:Tom Eston
Check your privacy settings to make sure your private information doesn’t easily show up in Facebook’s new search engine
July 01, 2013 Added by:Joe Franscella
How often do cybersecurity reporters like to tell attack victims' stories? How often are victims willing to go on record about them? Answers: frequently and never.
June 24, 2013 Added by:Larry Karisny
Knowing the reality and reasons behind cyberattacks, it’s time to stop talking and start offering resolution to these serious problems. There is no "it won’t happen to me" anymore. We must immediately deploy prevention and detection technologies to our critical processes or frankly, we could lose it all.
June 17, 2013 Added by:DHANANJAY ROKDE
A generic definition of a crime would be an act that is in violation of the applicable laws.
March 29, 2013 Added by:Krypt3ia
There seems to be a disconnect within the psyche for kids where their actions are just not real because it happens online. Some of these kids that I tracked online due to recent events with the attacks on Brian Krebs that leads me to believe some of them may in fact be on the road to sociopathy.
February 13, 2013 Added by:Jeffrey Carr
Now that I've had a chance to decompress from and reflect upon the terrific Suits and Spooks DC conference last weekend, I want to share some surprising shifts in thinking that occurred for me during those two days.
February 11, 2013 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Protect the country, population and assets from cyber threats, this is a must for every government, a challenge for every state, new processes, large investment and innovative researches are the topics most debated in this period. Yesterday I wrote about the Russian government and its commitment to strengthen cyber defense, today I desire to introduce how US are trying to improve their cyber capa...
January 13, 2013 Added by:Larry Karisny
We start with one big problem. Internet architecture was never made for security. One of my earliest articles quoted the father of the Internet Vint Cerf by saying, "One of things incumbent on all of us is to introduce strong authentication into the fabric of the smart grid. We did not do that with the Internet."
January 11, 2013 Added by:InfoSec Institute
What’s interesting in infosec still is that there are all kinds of titles that different companies use, and you have to really get to the nuts and bolts of what they need people to do. There may be five or six generally accepted and used titles that all do the same thing… Security architects – that’s a huge demand right now. But it means different things to different people because, from a...
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