In the wake of DDoS attacks aimed at five banks, and a fraud alert from FS-ISAC, U.S. banking institutions are taking several steps, including upping technology investments. What other actions are they taking?
"Any bug, beacon or backdoor put into our critical systems could allow for a catastrophic and devastating domino effect of failures throughout our networks," says Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence.
DDoS attacks have existed for years. But the latest wave brings new threats to organizations. How should they defend against these attacks? Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security offers insights.
DDoS attacks have existed for years. But the latest wave brings new threats to organizations. How should they...
As the overall number of "true exploits" have decreased, targeted ones - especially those initiated by criminals or nation states - are becoming harder to detect, say Rick Miller, director of IBM Managed Security Services.
A wave of distributed denial of service attacks on banks raises the question: Should the owners of the nation's critical information infrastructure, when assessing risk, be held to a higher standard because society relies on them to function?
The gut feeling many people have about their physical security hasn't quite developed in the digital world, presenting a challenge for homeland security officials, says State of Delaware Homeland Security Adviser Kurt Reuther.
Nearly five years after announcing a competition to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announces a winner that was designed by a team of European scientists.
Website outages at leading U.S. banks have garnered global attention. But how concerned should European institutions be that they could be the next targets? A London-based security expert shares insight.