As they develop mitigation strategies, organizations must keep in mind that all cyber-attacks, ranging from DDoS to phishing, ultimately aim to compromise data - and they virtually all are advanced and persistent.
An organization's security is only as strong as that of its partners, says Mandiant Director Charles Carmakal, who offers insight on common attack trends emerging from recent data breach investigations.
How could global fraudsters steal $45 million from banking institutions without being detected or stopped? It was a process breakdown, not a technology failure, says fraud expert Avivah Litan of Gartner.
When President Obama comes face to face with China's President Xi Jinping, don't expect the American commander in chief to present an ultimatum over Chinese cybersecurity assaults on critical U.S. IT systems.
Attacks aimed at mobile devices are progressing much more rapidly than any attacks ever waged against PCs. Organizations are in danger if they don't pay attention, says anti-phishing expert Dave Jevans.
Maintaining accurate logs of systems' activities is crucial in helping catch insiders who threaten an organization's digital assets, says George Silowash, co-author of the Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats.
Providers of technologies employees acquire through unconventional channels that could bypass their employers' supply-chain controls are known as "shadow suppliers." Here's why you should care about them.