November 13, 2013 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Tripwire unveiled the results of a study comparing risk-based security management in the industrial sector to that of other industries.
November 12, 2013 Added by:Jason Clark
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October 29, 2013 Added by:Wayde York
Your work computer, especially laptops, can be devices that bring malicious software to your work network. Once on the network, the malicious software will spread, and the most prevalent reason for malicious software these days is to steal sensitive data. This happens to companies and government agencies.
August 14, 2013 Added by:Bill Wheeler
Recent reports have found that cyberattacks against U.S. corporations are on the rise, along with an increase in international threats, especially from China, and emerging threats to small businesses. Today, it’s not a matter of if an organization will be the victim of a cyberattack, but when.
August 08, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
he existing cyber security computing model of the past decade, based on firewalls, anti-viral services, intrusion detection controls, etc., is no longer adequate to help organizations mitigate cyber-security risk.
August 07, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
The computing security model of the past decade, based on firewalls, anti-viral services, intrusion detection controls, system event monitoring, VPNs, etc., is failing to detect and block the most advanced malware. That is serious enough. But what’s worse is that this traditional defense model is of little use in preventing what many experts feel is the greatest threat to cyber security: human e...
August 01, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
Recent reports concerning cyber security clearly indicate the number of cyber-attacks is increasing and the magnitude of each attack is skyrocketing. Over 47,000 hacking incident were reported in 2012 and the attacks are increasing. In addition these are only the attacks from the reporting organizations - a small sample of all vulnerable organizations.http://www.verizonenterprise.com/resources/rep...
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 31, 2013 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Austin-based Wisegate has released a report that provides top 10 tips from leading CISOs to help IT professionals manage security vendors.
July 31, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
The country is at war and it is a cyber security war. The enemies are many, diverse and competent and fighting a defensive war is not the best way to win. Cyber security war is like any other war- taking the offensive will improve your chances of success. Like any other war, the cyber security war requires proper planning for success and a total winning strategy. Half hearted measures will not ...
July 30, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
You can be doing all the right things, adding immense value to your customer and helping your company build a great brand. When a contract changes even incumbents are suddenly “on the bench” or “between projects” or “on overhead” . You are no longer billable. As a result you have now moved from a profit-generator to a cost center. When this happens you are at risk.
July 10, 2013 Added by:InfosecIsland News
With APTs leveraging these weaknesses, it’s critical to have visibility and control of enterprise key and certificate inventories. Cyber criminals understand that the easy targets are those organizations that have little visibility into their threat surface and cannot respond quickly. We need to gain control over trust; we need to plug the gap related to key & certificate-based exploits. (Re...
NSS Labs' Defense In Depth Testing Reveals Weaknesses In Traditional Layered IT Security Strategies; No Clear And Present Winners
July 10, 2013 Added by:Joe Franscella
At the end of May, NSS Labs released its Correlation of Detection Failures report. In an accompanying news release, Are Security Professionals Overconfident in “Defense in Depth?”, the company said it was the culmination of a comprehensive in-lab test revealing that popular layered technology combinations are failing to protect organizations against exploits.
July 05, 2013 Added by:Chris Blask
As we consider the construction of national and global situational awareness systems to secure our manifestly complex infrastructure we run into a range of hurdles. How do we get huge amounts of data from millions of facilities? How do we keep these vast pools of knowledge from becoming an Achilles' Heel that attackers leverage to bring down everything at once?
June 26, 2013 Added by:Rafal Los
Imagine if you woke up tomorrow morning and it was conclusively proven that the layered onion model was proven to fail in several circumstances commonly deployed and used in today’s enterprise. That would sure explain much of the failure we’ve seen across enterprise breaches, wouldn’t it?
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