The chief privacy officer's role has changed considerably, particularly in response to today's cyberthreats. As a result, CPOs at banking institutions need to be collaborators, designers, gatekeepers, teachers and more.
In the wake of the breaches suffered by JPMorgan Chase, Sony and Anthem, attack attribution and information sharing are playing more prominent roles for banking leaders, and they will be key discussion points at the upcoming RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco.
The DNS infrastructure underlying the Internet is the map that both the good guys and bad guys need. Dr. Paul Vixie, a member of the Internet Hall of Fame, discusses DNS' impact on the security landscape.
DDoS attacks are easy to launch yet difficult to defend against. Margee Abrams of Neustar discusses the state of DDoS and how organizations can best defend against today's potentially damaging attacks.
Security experts advise banking institutions to take several steps, including enhancing authentication and ramping up commercial customer education, as a result of an increase in sophisticated online banking attacks involving a new variant of Dyre malware.
DDoS attackers have been targeting the popular code-sharing website GitHub. Security experts say the massive attacks appear to have originated from China and been designed to disrupt access to GitHub-hosted anti-censorship tools.
Witnesses testifying at a House hearing offered divergent views on the language of legislation to nationalize data breach notification, showing the challenges lawmakers face in crafting a bill that can pass Congress and be signed by the president.
Attacks are larger, adversaries more diverse, and damage is broader. These are characteristics of today's DDoS attacks, and organizations need a new approach to protection, says Verisign's Ramakant Pandrangi.
Lawmakers are more serious than ever about cybersecurity legislation. Their intent is to enact, but can they compromise on legislation to share cyberthreat information and nationalize data breach notification?
ENISA - the EU agency responsible for bolstering European cybersecurity practices - is calling on Internet infrastructure providers to adopt best practices for combatting routing threats, DNS spoofing and poisoning attacks, as well as DDoS disruptions.
Nobody wants to be a cyber-attacker's first victim. But there are benefits to being second or third, says Akamai's Mike Smith. Then you get to enjoy the true benefits of the oft-discussed information sharing.
Police in Finland are investigating a series of DDoS attacks against the country's OP Pohjola financial services group that have intermittently shut down online banking and direct debit services. The hacking group "CoreSec" has claimed credit.