Account Takeover Attacks Are on the Rise
News Analysis 9/20/2018 Post a comment
An analysis by Barracuda Networks finds that Account Takeover attacks are increasing as cybercriminals and even amateurs are using this technique to create more sophisticated phishing campaigns.
Lock Up Your Laptops: Cold Boot Attacks Are Back
Joe Stanganelli 9/14/2018 Post a comment
Researchers at F-Secure have developed a workaround to nullify the popular ten-year-old patch that was thought to have solved the problem of cold-boot attacks. Encryption keys and other sensitive data on millions of laptops could be affected.
European Union Braces for Liability Shift for Data Breaches
News Analysis 9/3/2018 2 comments
There are moves in the EU to introduce a change in liability for consumers who fall victim to data breaches, and other initiatives may follow. These would correct a longstanding cybersecurity moral hazard: that companies do not necessarily suffer directly from a data breach involving customer data.
Busting the Open Source Security Myth
News Analysis 8/20/2018 1 comment
Cloud training expert says too many developers assume that open source software is inherently more secure but that's not always the case and it can lead to security issues.
IAM Heads to the Mobile Cloud
Joe Stanganelli 8/16/2018 Post a comment
Persisting problems with identity and access management combined with usability demands are influencing the IAM market. But will enterprise IT step up its IAM game?
Uptake of the newer DNSSEC protocol has been slow, but a new tool from Cloudflare looks to make it easier to ensure secure websites and more control over DNS.
The Xbash malware includes ransomware and cryptomining functions as well as botnet and self-propagation capabilities and will delete Linux databases.
Recent malware campaigns have used names such as Barak Obama, Angela Merkel and Donald Trump to entice unsuspecting users to download the ransomware, McAfee researchers have found.
A recent study by CompariTech finds that data breaches can have some long-term effects when it comes to a company's stock price, but most of the financial damage diminishes over time.
A California bill specific to IoT cybersecurity measures sits on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk, ready for him to sign it into law. The wording and limits of the law, however, leaves questions as to just how big an effect it will have.
CloudPassage's new technology, called Container Secure, involves a five-step process to ensure seamless security in container deployments from the ...
You can't so much as go to a coffee shop today without hearing the word 'blockchain.' Hearing about a useful blockchain is less common, but ...
Last year, 60 million companies changed owners worldwide. That turnover makes it incredibly difficult to avoid doing business with entities (e.g., ...
Keith Furst of Data Derivatives interviews Daniel Wagner, author of a new book, Virtual Terror: 21st Century Cyber Warfare. They discuss the ways ...
Facebook has introduced new measures that will enable users to secure access to their accounts using a physical 'key' application.
Sage Wagner, senior security pre-sales engineer with RiskSense, provides a demo of the company's latest technology 'RiskSense Solution,' a ...
Janus Technologies is launching a line of products that protect against the many threats to enterprises' sensitive data. David Schultz, vice ...
This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
An interview with Steve Grobman, CTO of McAfee