Nobody wants to be a cyber-attacker's first victim. But there are benefits to being second or third, says Akamai's Mike Smith. Then you get to enjoy the true benefits of the oft-discussed information sharing.
Once a file enters the network, we often lack the tools to monitor the file's behavior. In essence, using the point-in-time model, the security professional cannot retry the file for guilt or innocence.
The response by Sony Pictures Entertainment executives to the hack attack against their company provides a number of great examples for how to not to handle a data breach. Here are 7 key mistakes they made.
As CEO of ForeScout Technologies, which focuses on continuous monitoring of networks, T. Kent Elliott says he has to anticipate the next generation of vulnerabilities. So what's the most significant emerging risk? The Internet of Things.
Air-gapped networks promise security by disconnecting PCs from the Internet. But graphics cards in malware-infected systems attached to air-gapped networks can be made to broadcast data via FM radio to nearby smart phones, researchers warn.
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
Security experts participating in an FDA workshop highlight the urgent need to immediately improve the cybersecurity of networked medical devices, which may be vulnerable to hacking that could potentially be life-threatening.
Nearly two weeks since news of Shellshock broke, attacks that are taking advantage of the Bash vulnerabilities are grabbing headlines. But Michael Smith of Akamai warns that the battle against hackers capitalizing on Shellshock could go on for years.
As researchers scramble to learn more about Shellshock and the risks it poses to operating systems, servers and devices, Michael Smith of Akamai explains why not all patches are actually fixing the problem.
Banking institutions must mitigate all Shellshock vulnerabilities in their internal and customer-facing banking systems. Experts recommend beginning with automated and manual Bash-bug scanning, as well as educating customers about the risks.
Initial reports suggested that Russian hackers could behind an attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other U.S. banks. While it's still far from clear who the culprits are, experts discuss the potential hacking motivations of a nation-state.