Washington State University has agreed to pay more than $4.7 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from the theft of a portable hard disk drive from a self-storage unit. The drive contained information - much of it unencrypted - on more than 1 million individuals.
An "Asian female" has been arrested for attempting to access President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club while he was staying there, claiming she wanted to use the pool. Prosecutors say the apparent Chinese national was carrying a USB thumb drive containing "malicious software" - and had no swimsuit.
Hackers have been plugging inexpensive hardware into banks' local area networks to help perpetrate heists that have stolen tens of millions of dollars, warns Kaspersky Lab. It says that since 2017, the "DarkVishnya" attack campaign has hit at least eight Eastern European banks.
The sheer volume of data justifies the need for analytics software. It isn't realistic to expect human analysts to visually examine multiple streams of video data in real time. In addition to efficient storage and retrieval processes, police departments need sophisticated video analytics to sort through the footage...
Retired Brigadier General Gregory Touhill, the first CISO of the federal government, spells out what he sees as the essential steps for fighting against Russian meddling in this year's midterm elections. He'll be a featured speaker at ISMG's Security Summit in New York Aug. 14-15.
The promise of connected vehicles is tremendous, and so are the security measures required to reach that destination without winding up in a ditch, both literally and figuratively. Highly complex systems from multiple vendors, with legacy standards, equipment, and infrastructure, all make very attractive targets for...
Every organization has become a technology organization. Businesses leverage new technologies, like virtualization and cloud, to improve the way they run IT, with the ultimate goal of speeding time-to-market, addressing capacity changes in economical ways, and dealing with ever-increasing compliance...
If you want to anticipate a prospective hacker's moves, then you'd better be able to think like one. That's the position of Terry Cutler, an ethical hacker who dedicates his time to testing organization's cybersecurity defenses - and their people.
Assessing and assigning trust in endpoints is a big challenge enterprises face as they move to the cloud. However, a strategy exists which can protect apps and data across many endpoint scenarios, allowing IT to maintain balance between access and risk.
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The latest statistics on data center breaches show that perimeter firewalls are still not impenetrable. But what cyber criminals count on is what they will find beyond the perimeter - a hardware-centric security model that has remained unchanged for years.
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Traditional perimeter-centric data center security strategies are no longer effective against today's malicious and highly sophisticated attacks. While tremendous effort, resources, and technology are applied to securing the perimeter of the data center, until recently, nothing resembling that same level of thought...
On the eve of Europe's biggest annual cybersecurity conference, and scores of interviews with some of the world's leading information security experts, I'm asking how the London Bridge attacks will change the tenor of at least some of these discussions.
This case study delves into how El Paso Area Teachers Federal Credit Union was able to use strong authentication to simultaneously:
Secure access to all applications
Eliminate the cost and frustration of password resets
Improve employee productivity and satisfaction
Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist at Agari, has released a new book focused on socially-engineered schemes. What are the key takeaways, and how can security leaders improve their abilities to fight back against the schemers?
How Prepared Is Your Organization to Defend Against Today's Advanced Threats?
Ashley Madison, Sony, JPMorgan Chase - what's your confidence that when the next big security incident erupts, your organization will be prepared to defend itself? Are you getting the security you expect from the investment your...