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Content tagged with Security Monitoring posted in March 2014
Incident Response Now Shaping Security Operations
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
How an organization reacts to hackers infiltrating its network is becoming the key to damage control for data -- and the corporate image.
Attacks Rise On Network 'Blind' Spot
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Interop speaker says DDoS attacks are not the only forms of abuse on the Domain Name Server.
Symantec Fires CEO In Surprise Move
News  |  3/21/2014  | 
Analysts question security and storage giant's turnaround after the board fires its second CEO in two years.
Will Target Face FTC Probe?
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
Retailer's security practices remain under scrutiny as regulators ponder FTC investigation. Meanwhile, Sony options rights to Hollywood cyber-thriller based on breach story.
Many Businesses Fail To Disclose Data Breaches
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
Only about 35% of businesses worldwide say they share attack and threat information with others in their industry, even though 77% admit to suffering from a cyberattack.
Linux Takeover Artists Fling 35M Spam Messages Daily
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
"Operation Windigo" server takeover campaign controls 10,000 hacked servers, launches millions of spam, malware, and drive-by exploit kit attacks per day.
Attackers Hit Clearinghouse Selling Stolen Target Data
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Hackers interrupt and deface sites of black-market forums selling credit card data stolen from Target and other retailers.
7 Behaviors That Could Indicate A Security Breach
News  |  3/14/2014  | 
Breaches create outliers. Identifying anomalous activity can help keep firms in compliance and out of the headlines.
Target Ignored Data Breach Alarms
News  |  3/14/2014  | 
Target's security team reviewed -- and ignored -- urgent warnings from threat-detection tool about unknown malware spotted on the network.
Retail Industry May Pool Intel To Stop Breaches
News  |  3/12/2014  | 
Target and other shopper-data breaches turn up the heat on retail industry to establish a cyberthreat Information-Sharing and Analysis Center.
Can We Control Our Digital Identities?
Commentary  |  3/11/2014  | 
The web and cloud need an identity layer for people to give us more control over our sprawling digital identities.
Target CIO's Resignation: 7 Questions
News  |  3/6/2014  | 
After the data breach, why didn't the buck stop with PCI assessors or CEO? Search for accountability reveals flawed system, much finger-pointing.
Target Starts Security, Compliance Makeover
News  |  3/6/2014  | 
With CIO departing, security and compliance get a higher profile at the beleaguered retailer in the wake of its massive data breach.
Data Breach: Persistence Gives Hackers the Upper Hand
Commentary  |  3/5/2014  | 
Hackers are winning on speed and determination. But we can stack the odds in our favor by shifting the time frames of an attack. Here's how.


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Ransomware Is Not the Problem
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer,  6/9/2021
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John Bock, Senior Research Scientist,  6/7/2021
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Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  6/10/2021
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