Put your personal feelings aside; what's dangerous about the AshleyMadison.com breach is that ideologists will now go beyond taking down an IT system and actually destroy a business. This evolution, says cybersecurity expert Carl Herberger, requires a new way to assess and mitigate risk.
Robin Slade of the Santa Fe Group says current vendor risk evaluation methods are inefficient. She advocates peer collaboration through shared assessments of vendors to help improve management of third-party risks.
Raimund Genes' keynote at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan is an appeal to the information security community to start putting security in perspective, emphasizing new approaches that address the changing threat landscape.
DNS hijacking is the most common attack being investigated by Akamai's incident response team, says APAC CTO Mike Smith. He shares some background on the subject and his session on it at RSA Conference APAC.
As more enterprises adopt software-defined networking, hackers are finding the emerging technology to be a new route to penetrate organizations. Anthony Lim of (ISC)Â² recommends ways to secure SDNs against attacks.
After the OPM breach, the U.S. and China recently agreed to hammer out a cyber "code of conduct." But John Pescatore, a director at the SANS Institute, argues that governments would be better served by first jointly combating cybercrime.
Hord Tipton, a retired federal executive who spent more than five years as chief information officer of the Department of the Interior, says it was "chilling" to learn he is one of the more than 22 million victims of the Office of Personnel Management breaches.
OpenDNS's Andrew Hay sees danger confronting many enterprises in the era of the "Internet of Things" as Internet-ready consumer devices, not architected for security, find their way onto corporate networks, often unbeknown to administrators.
The FFIEC has released its much-anticipated Cybersecurity Assessment Tool. Hear why banking regulator Tim Segerson believes the tool is expected to be rolled into regulatory examinations by summer of 2016.
The PCI Security Standards Council has just released version 2 of its point-to-point encryption standard. Jeremy King of the PCI SSC explains how this optional standard can complement PCI-DSS compliance.
As healthcare entities embrace consumer wearable health devices, it's critical to carefully weigh patient benefits with the security and privacy risks. Michael Ash, M.D. of Nebraska Medicine, shares advice.
Organizations that want to protect sensitive data first need to know where it is. But outside of military and government realms, few employees know how to manually classify data, or have an incentive to do so, says TITUS CTO Stephane Charbonneau.
With the rise in awareness of visual security threats and the advent in open plan office environments, protecting data inside the organization is a growing concern, says Ben Rooney, a marketing executive at 3M.
Listen to an audio report on a House hearing where key federal lawmakers explain why Katherine Archuleta should be fired as Office of Personnel Management director in the wake of what could be the largest government breach ever.