Private equity firm Veritas Capital will acquire BeyondTrust, a cybersecurity software company, from venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
New point-of-sale malware known as Backoff has been linked to numerous remote-access attacks, putting smaller merchants at greatest risk. This infographic describes what you need to know about this growing threat.
The FBI and Apple are investigating the release of hundreds of celebrities' nude photographs and videos, which security researchers suspect is tied to compromises of iCloud, Dropbox or other cloud service accounts.
NIST is revising a map that links its core security controls, SP 800-53, to those published by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO/IEC 27001, to help protect data shared among government agencies and businesses.
2014 has seen an explosion of mobile banking demand and services. But as the channel grows, so do the threats against it. What are today's top threats, and how can institutions offer more secure mobile banking?
News reports of a suspected attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other banks, serve as an important reminder for financial institutions to ramp-up their security efforts, especially to guard against phishing attacks.
An investigation into a suspected breach at JPMorgan Chase suggests that attackers used highly customized malware, and exploited multiple zero-day vulnerabilities, to breach the bank's network, according to news reports. But were other banks hit?
Too many organizations fail to adequately manage and secure their SSH keys, even though the keys secure everything from file transfers and backups to patching and database management, NIST warns in new draft guidance.
Information Security Media Group recently hosted a Twitter chat on the latest fraud trends featuring analyst Avivah Litan, director of research at Gartner, Read the entire transcript of the #ISMGprotalk Twitter chat.
Dairy Queen says it was recently notified by federal authorities that a limited number of its stores may have been hit by the 'Backoff' malware. More than 1,000 U.S. businesses have had their systems infected by Backoff, according to a government alert.
Early reports suggested Russian hackers are behind complex attacks and network intrusions at multiple U.S. financial services firms, including JPMorgan Chase. But security experts warn against jumping to conclusions, based on scant evidence.
The PCI Security Standards Council has issued an alert offering insights for mitigating the threat of "Backoff" POS malware, which has hit 1,000 U.S. businesses. Plus, the council is providing updated guidance for maintaining PCI-DSS compliance.