Eight U.S. cities recently had payment card data stolen via point-of-sale skimming malware on their Click2Gov online payment platforms, according to Trend Micro, which says five of those cities had already been victims of similar Magecart-style attacks in recent years.
Keeping up with advanced threats can be daunting - until we consider what it takes to defend against them. Not all threats are created equal - however, not all defenses are created equal either.
This survey from SANS Institute, in partnership with IBM, uncovers how large, mature organizations deal with advanced...
Threats have become a board-level concern and it's fueled a spending spree in security products over the last two years. So why don't companies feel more prepared to identify and respond to these threats?
For many organizations, disconnected point solutions have increased the complexity of their security...
Choosing the right security platform.
Finding a security platform for your organization can be a difficult task. In cybersecurity, the term "platform" has become overused, making it difficult to cut through the noise and understand which factors matter in choosing the best option for your business. The platform you...
Over the past years, Cybersecurity has evolved from a technical challenge for the IT Security Division of businesses to a major concern for business leaders.
Cybersecurity incidents cause massive damage to organizations from small businesses to global leaders. Understanding the current status of attacks across the...
The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed a superseding indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that expands the scope of the government's case against him. Federal prosecutors now allege that Assange conspired with the Anonymous and LulzSec groups to obtain classified information to publish.
A massive DDoS attack generating 809 million packets per second was recently directed against a large European bank, according to the security firm Akamai, which describes in a new report the unusual approach the attackers took.
In this new era, every enterprise is suddenly "cloud first." But there are significant data security gaps to avoid before putting critical data in the cloud. Imperva's Terry Ray shares strategies to maximize simplicity and regulatory compliance.
Police have confiscated $90 million from a company allegedly owned by Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of money laundering and defrauding individuals through BTC-e, a cryptocurrency exchange he controlled.
Enterprises need to move away from manual threat detection methods to leverage artificial intelligence, which can help boost defenses, says Dr. Jassim Haji, president of Artificial Intelligence Society, Bahrain Chapter.
Many ransomware gangs hell-bent on seeing a criminal payday have now added data exfiltration to their shakedown arsenal. Gangs' extortion play: Pay us, or we'll dump stolen data. One massive takeaway is that increasingly, ransomware outbreaks also are data breaches, thus triggering breach notification rules.
The recent leak of 269 GB of sensitive data from more than 200 police departments and the FBI could be a sign that law enforcement agencies are becoming a prime target for hackers, given recent civil unrest.
It's a new, dynamic workforce - and also a larger, more dynamic threat landscape. How have threats evolved, and how can enterprises better prioritize risks and response? Ran Shahor, CEO of HolistiCyber, shares strategies.