Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.
Criminals, hacktivists and hostile governments understand that the quickest way to corporate data is through mobile workers' unsecured endpoints.
Cyber criminals targeted mobile devices at unprecedented rates in 2012, exploiting the weakest link in the corporate network to steal enterprise information. For the first...
For the fourth consecutive year, Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor of the RSA Conference. And for the fifth straight year, ISMG editors will host staged sessions at the event.
A full 60% of organizations haven't done the basics.
Read this ESG Brief, Advanced Malware Protection Must Extend to Incident Detection and Response, and discover:
How your organization's incident response steps stack up
Why 'stop the bleeding' approaches are inadequate
A 5-step process to enhance your...
The compromise of hundreds of payment cards, apparently tied to fraud worldwide, has been linked to a network hack affecting an Arizona supermarket chain. And the attack involved a new kind of malware, the chain says.
Although hacktivists announced suspension of DDoS attacks against banks, other industries are now getting hit, and banks can't afford to get complacent because of the fraud risk, says security specialist Bill Stewart.