"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.
"Given the gravity of the threats we face in cyberspace, we want to get this right in addition to getting it done swiftly," White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says of a proposed executive order to strengthen critical infrastructure IT.
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Visa's Eduardo Perez says a new end-to-end encryption service expected to launch in early 2013 will improve card security at the merchant level. What makes this new service superior? Perez offers details.
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.
Some of the biggest threats to mobile banking and payments are the ones over which institutions have no direct control. How can they mitigate these risks? Mobile banking expert Tom Wills offers advice.
Anthem Blue Cross agrees to a settlement in a state breach case involving letters that exposed members' Social Security numbers in envelope windows. Find out the financial penalty and other provisions.
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.
A denial of service attack may pose less immediate risk than a data breach - but it's trickier to respond to, says attorney Ronald Raether. What tips does he offer to organizations targeted by DDoS attacks?