A look at how top security vendors share cyberthreat intelligence leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, states taking up legal efforts to assure the safety of medical devices and apps sold to consumers.
Twitter has dropped a federal lawsuit that sought to quash an administrative summons, which the government subsequently withdrew, seeking records for an account that's critical of U.S. policy. It's one of many accounts suspected to have been created by disgruntled government employees.
A report outlining new ways to recruit and retain cybersecurity professionals in the U.S. federal government leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, the sector considered the most cybersecurity challenged, and the growing interest in virtual private networks.
Now that President Donald Trump has signed legislation to eliminate the Federal Communications Commission's oversight of the way internet service providers sell their customers' information, could other jurisdictions - such as states - step in?
The U.S. regulation that forbid ISPs from selling information about web activity without a customer's permission is gone. But it's still possible to maintain privacy on the Web even if prying eyes are watching.
Republican-backed legislation is a presidential signature away from dismantling a Federal Communications Commission regulation to require internet service providers to ask permission before selling customers' private information to advertisers.
An analysis of British Home Secretary Amber Rudd's call for law enforcement to gain access to encrypted communications services, such as WhatsApp, leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, a preview of ISMG's Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit in San Francisco.
An Obama-era regulation, which has yet to take effect, that aims to strengthen consumer's online privacy may be derailed. The Senate has voted along party lines to quash the rule that the FCC issued in October.
Cloud services firm Coupa is one of the latest business email compromise victims, after a fraudster pretending to be its CEO faked out the HR department and stole all of its 2016 employees' W-2 forms. Security experts say rigorous training remains the only viable defense.
Don't trust the internet of things to maintain common-sense boundaries - or your privacy - as evidenced by a lawsuit against "sensual lifestyle products" manufacturer We-Vibe, alleging that its products tracked customers' usage patterns, indexed by their email addresses.
Vice President Mike Pence used a personal AOL email account while governor of Indiana to conduct official business, and his account was hacked. Live by the private email account, die by the private email account?
Easy Solutions' Ricardo Villadiego addresses how the digital revolution, millennials and the widespread use of online communications affect financial fraud.
In this transcript from his video interview at RSA Conference 2017, Villadiego:
Explains why banks are not proactive when it comes to fraud protection;...
Déjà vu "smart toy" information security fail: Spiral Toys, maker of internet-connected CloudPets, is under fire for exposing 821,000 user records online - now being ransomed - as well as links to 2.2 million parents' and children's voice recordings.
Today's threat landscape constantly throws new problems at organizations already struggling to keep up with yesterday's issues. New malware, ransomware, botnets, and fileless attacks target a growing list of enterprise vulnerabilities with clever new exploits and social engineering tactics, and these attacks are...
What's required to access the Dark Web? And how does one separate fact from fiction? These are two of the five things Dark Web users need to know, says Danny Rogers, co-founder and CEO of Terbium Labs.