From point-of-sale hacks to malware and DDoS attacks, the top cyberthreats of 2012 have been aggressive and strong. Is it time for organizations to adopt a "hack back" strategy against perceived attackers?
Former FBI cyber unit chief Tim Ryan sees mounting dangers from the insider, acknowledging undiscerning employees who don't follow proper processes can cause devastation. But he says the actions of those with malicious intent can be more catastrophic.
McAfee CPO Michelle Dennedy and Intel CISO Malcolm Harkins work for the same company, but in some ways they are worlds apart. How must privacy and security leaders bridge gaps to face challenges ahead?
Small attacks aimed at merchants are proving the most fruitful for hackers, recent analysis from Verizon shows. But risk expert Wade Baker says there are steps banking institutions can take to respond.
As missiles and bombs do real damage in Israel and Gaza, a veteran Israeli cybersecurity expert, Amichai Shulman, downplays the significance of the assaults waged against Israeli websites, contending any damage has been minimal.
What will you do if your organization is the next target of a distributed denial of service attack? Hacktivists recently launched DDoS attacks that caused online outages at several major U.S. banks. Each institution was warned in advance; none were able to prevent disruptions. And while banks are the current targets,...
More than half of U.S. Department of Energy desktop systems tested by the inspector general failed to apply security patches for known vulnerabilities, though the software fixes were issued months earlier.
APTs are not welcome here. Leading hotel chain Motel 6 is fighting back against advanced persistent threats to protect credit card numbers and other private customer data. Trend Micro Deep Discovery gives Motel 6 a custom APT defense with visibility and control across data centers serving 5,000 endpoints. Security...