Online outages affecting leading U.S. banking institutions continued Dec. 12, but only U.S. Bank confirmed its site issues were linked to a distributed-denial-of-service attack. Meanwhile, FS-ISAC outlined precautions institutions should take.
A day after Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters announced plans for a second wave of DDoS attacks, SunTrust, Bank of America and PNC experienced intermittent site issues, and U.S. Bank acknowledged the new threat.
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters has announced the "second phase" of its hacktivist campaign, saying five major U.S. banks will be the victims of new distributed-denial-of-service attacks starting this week.
Events such as Superstorm Sandy provide an opportunity for business continuity pros to shine. What are the essential skills they need to face a crisis? Disaster recovery expert Regina Phelps offers her list.
Absent a uniform method, the NIST interagency report investigates credential revocation, focusing on identifying missing requirements, and suggests a model for credential reliability and revocation services that addresses those missing requirements.