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Interop: Understand Your Attackers For Better Network Defense
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
Knowing who will target you is key in network security prioritization.
Third-Party Risk and Organizational Situational Awareness
Partner Perspectives  |  4/27/2015  | 
A rigorous risk management approach will help organizations understand the potential risks posed by their partners.
Twitter's Top 10 Social CISOs
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015  | 
If you work in information security today, you're on Twitter. Or are you?
As Malware Surges, U.S. Remains Biggest Source of Attacks
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
The country leads others in malicious IP, URLs and phishing sites.
Smartphone Security Shootout
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
Researcher compared Apple iOS, Android, Windows smartphones for business use privacy and security.
Cybersecurity: Don’t Bank On It With 3rd Parties
Commentary  |  4/24/2015  | 
Not knowing that a contractor’s employee had access to system passwords is not a valid excuse when your client’s records are stolen.
Defense Secretary Outlines New Cybersecurity Strategy
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
Russian hackers were caught infiltrating unclassified military networks earlier this year, he said.
DHS Courts Private Sector For Threat Intelligence-Sharing
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
Homeland Security NCCIC now STIX- and TAXII-enabled for automated machine-to-machine sharing of intel, agency officials told attendees at the RSA Conference.
Behavioral Biometrics On The Rise At RSA Conference
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
Harder to spoof and easier on users, behavioral biometrics may be bigger than passwords soon.
6 Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques in 2015
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
SANS experts lay out the up-and-coming trends in attack patterns at RSA Conference.
Government Giving 'No More Free Passes' To Cybercriminals
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
At RSA Conference Wednesday, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin explained the government's new "all tools approach" to cracking down on cyberespionage and other crime.
From The RSA Keynote Stage, Day Two
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
A 9-year-old CEO hacker, a record-breaking swimmer, and a variety of ideas about data-driven security hit the RSA stage.
‘Golden Hour’ Incident Response Agility
Partner Perspectives  |  4/22/2015  | 
Security leaders must encourage and integrate data, processes, and controls to facilitate comprehension and investment of precious human capital in higher-level tasks.
The Bad News For Infosec In The Target Settlement
Commentary  |  4/22/2015  | 
The legal argument behind the $10 million Class Action lawsuit and subsequent settlement is a gross misrepresentation of how attackers operate.
The Rise of Counterintelligence in Malware Investigations
Partner Perspectives  |  4/22/2015  | 
The key to operationalizing cybersecurity threat intelligence rests in the critical thinking that establishes that a given indicator is, in fact, malicious.
Bank Botnets Continue to Thrive One Year After Gameover Zeus Takedown
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
Features on new botnets suggest attackers have learned from the lessons of takedown.
Zero-Day Malvertising Attack Went Undetected For Two Months
News  |  4/21/2015  | 
Researchers at Malwarebytes tracked stealthy attack campaign that infected some major websites with malicious ads harboring ransomware.
BBVA CISOs Give Tips For Securing 'Digital Bank'
News  |  4/21/2015  | 
At RSA conference today, CISOs at the multinational financial organization describe security strategy.
RSA: Follow Keynote Sessions on Dark Reading
News  |  4/21/2015  | 
From the Cryptographer's Panel to the RSA CEO's advice for the security industry, here's how the conference kicked off in San Francisco Tuesday.
Virginia Forms First State-Level Cyberthreat Intel-Sharing Organization
Quick Hits  |  4/21/2015  | 
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced Virginia's new Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO).
Health Insurers’ Digital Footprint Widening Attack Surface
Commentary  |  4/21/2015  | 
Insurers are ripe targets for attackers since they’re efficient concentrators of every kind of data needed for identity theft, credit card and insurance fraud. Here’s proof.
Waratek Wins RSA Innovation Sandbox
News  |  4/20/2015  | 
RSA: 10th annual event honors runtime application self protection solution for solving Java security problems.
White House's Daniel 'Intrigued' By UL-Type Model For IoT Security
News  |  4/20/2015  | 
Michael Daniel, the national cybersecurity coordinator and assistant to the President, talks Internet of Things security and recent Executive Orders on intel-sharing and sanctions.
DHS: Most Organizations Need Improvement In Managing Security Risk
Commentary  |  4/20/2015  | 
At a Department of Homeland Security Summit, government and corporate security teams are taken to task for failing to address critical issues of software assurance, testing and lifecycle support.
APT Group 'Pawn Storm' Ratchets Up Attacks
News  |  4/17/2015  | 
Threat actors have set up several new C&C servers and dozens of new malicious URLs -- and now targeting White House staffers, Trend Micro says.
Inside the 4 Most Common Threat Actor Tools
Commentary  |  4/17/2015  | 
How do you prevent your environment from becoming the next target? Turn the tables on your attackers.
Popular Home Automation System Backdoored Via Unpatched Flaw
News  |  4/16/2015  | 
Malicious firmware update could lead to device, full home network 0wnage, researcher will show next week at the RSA Conference.
7 Deadly Sins That Get Users Hacked
Slideshows  |  4/16/2015  | 
How users and their endpoints are leveraged by the bad guys to eventually find their way to critical data
Breach Defense Playbook
Partner Perspectives  |  4/16/2015  | 
How to be smart about defending against your next attack.
Microsoft Zero-Day Bug Being Exploited In The Wild
News  |  4/16/2015  | 
As attacks mount, and over 70 million websites remain vulnerable, advice is "fix now."
Harnessing The Power Of Cyber Threat Intelligence
Commentary  |  4/16/2015  | 
Here are six real-world examples of how changing your modus operandi from reactive to proactive can drive rapid response to the threats that matter.
How Ionic Says It Makes Data Breaches Irrelevant
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
Ionic Security goes public with a data security platform that manages trillions of encryption keys and enables a user to sign each pixel with its own unique key.
HackerOne Now Offers Bounties For New Bug Discovery Tools And Techniques
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
Tools are a more cost-efficient option for finding bugs in mature products, new research shows.
Predictive Analytics: The Future Is Now
Partner Perspectives  |  4/15/2015  | 
Enhanced analytical capabilities will help organizations better understand how attacks will unfold, and how to stop them in their earliest stages.
Youth, Apathy, And Salary Dictate Mobile Threats To Business
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
Mobile cyberattacks may not be a thing today, but a new study shows how vulnerable businesses are via user smartphones and tablets.
Why Standardized Threat Data Will Help Stop the Next Big Breach
Commentary  |  4/15/2015  | 
Adopting industry standards for threat intelligence will reduce a lot of the heavy lifting and free cyber security first responders to focus on what they do best.
'APT-On-APT' Action
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
New spin on the cyber espionage attack: spies hacking other spies for information.
Threat Intelligence Is a Two-Way Street
Partner Perspectives  |  4/14/2015  | 
Intelligence analysis should be looked upon as less of a service and more of a partnership.
Authorities Take Down Malware-Distributing Simda Botnet
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
Fourteen C&Cs dismantled to take out nerve center of a botnet that spanned 190 countries.
Police Pay Off Ransomware Operators, Again
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
Law enforcement agencies are proving to be easy marks -- but are they any worse than the rest of us?
Botnet to Cybersecurity: Catch Me If You Can
Partner Perspectives  |  4/14/2015  | 
Tracking and disrupting the crime ring behind a polymorphic botnet.
Setting Security Professionals Up For Success
Commentary  |  4/14/2015  | 
People, process, and technology are all integral to a successful infosec program. What’s too often missing involves the concept of workflow.
Verizon DBIR: Mobile Devices Not A Factor In Real-World Attacks
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
New annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report shows most attacks affect a secondary victim, the average cost of a data breach is just 58 cents per stolen record -- and attackers are not going after mobile en masse.
Chinese Nation-State Hackers Give Up Attack Campaign
News  |  4/13/2015  | 
It worked on Hurricane Panda. Can APT30 and other organized cyberespionage groups also be convinced that an attack campaign isn't worth the trouble?
Majority Of Organizations Unprepared For Insider Attacks
News  |  4/13/2015  | 
SANS report shows gaps in insider detection and response.
Better Together: Network Operations & Infosec
Commentary  |  4/13/2015  | 
Getting networking and information security teams together in the same room is a critical step for companies that want to build a continuous information security culture.
New Security Flaw Spans All Versions Of Windows
News  |  4/13/2015  | 
Newly found 'forever-day' vulnerability affects 31 popular software programs including applications from Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, Symantec -- and Windows 10 preview.
Apple Patches 'Darwin Nuke,' Other Security Flaws With New OS Releases
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
Denial-of-service flaw discovered by researchers at Kaspersky Lab could affect Apple users' corporate networks.
Insider Threats: Focus On The User, Not The Data
Commentary  |  4/10/2015  | 
Global cybersecurity spending will hit almost $77 billion in 2015, so why are there more high-profile leaks than ever?
Utilities And Education The Most Bot-Infested Sectors
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
The more bots in-house, the more a company is likely to have reported a data breach, BitSight report finds.
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