Stolen data is one thing - the consequences are obvious. But what if data is not stolen or leaked, but rather altered? What could be the damage? Diana Kelley of Microsoft discusses the emerging topic of data integrity and how to preserve it.
A new initiative by the Cyber Readiness Institute aims to promote best cybersecurity and vendor risk management practices to smaller enterprises. RiskRecon founder and CEO Kelly White offers his perspective on converting standards to practices.
An Equifax software engineer has settled an insider trading charge with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after he allegedly earned $77,000 after he made a securities transaction based on his suspicion that the credit bureau had suffered a data breach.
Adoption of cloud services, SAAS Applications and mobile workforce are putting increasing strain on the corporate networks. This is exacerbated as organizations look to better connect their remote and branch office employees and offer them higher quality network services. Enterprises are turning to SD-WAN - a more...
Mirai-like, distributed denial of service attacks launched by IoT devices are an indication that DDoS may no longer be an external-only threat facing enterprises, warns Philippe Alcoy of Arbor Networks.
The European Union's (EU's) General Protection Regulation (GDPR), which began enforcement on May 25, 2018, dramatically increases the penalties for failing to properly protect users' personal . The maximum fines that can be leveraged against an organization eclipse penalties that have been imposed in the past; they...
The European Union's (EU's) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which began enforcement on May 25, 2018, dramatically increases the penalties for failing to properly protect users' personal data. The maximum fines that can be leveraged against an organization eclipse penalties that have been imposed in the...
Behavioral analytics have taken the fast lane from emerging tech to mature practice. And Mark McGovern of CA Technologies says the technology is being deployed in innovative ways to help detect insider threats.
Driven by the EU's General Data Protection Regulation and other regulations, as well as the move to the cloud, more organizations are turning to data classification to help them silo and protect their most sensitive information, says Tony Pepper, CEO of Egress.
Michael Jones of Domain Tools says that studying domain ownership information gives organizations "contextual data around domains that may be attacking them," thus allowing them to better block attacks, avoid malicious sites and combat phishing campaigns.
Electric car manufacturer Tesla has sued a former employee for sabotage, alleging that he "unlawfully hacked the company's confidential and trade secret information" and gave it to third parties while leaving a trail designed to implicate other employees. The ex-employee, however, claims he's a whistleblower.
Cybersecurity insurers, faced with growing demand, are looking for new ways to better measure their risks, says Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO of SecurityScorecard. So some are moving toward more carefully scrutinizing the cybersecurity postures of their potential clients.
Look at information security through the lens of business risk, and you'll begin to make decisions about security in light of their impact on the business. With security threats emerging faster than ever, what if your most important information is not protected? What strategic business advantage do you gain if it is...
Although all the major credit card brands have dropped the requirement for obtaining signatures to verify point-of-sale transactions made with EMV payment cards, they're not pushing strongly for using PINs instead, leaving that authentication decision to card issuers, says Linda Kirkpatrick of Mastercard.