Collecting massive amounts of data on individuals, whether in the government or private sector, has become the norm in our society. It's not quite Orwellian, but it's a situation we might have to learn to live with.
As they develop mitigation strategies, organizations must keep in mind that all cyber-attacks, ranging from DDoS to phishing, ultimately aim to compromise data - and they virtually all are advanced and persistent.
The evolving mobile landscape, including the bring-your-own-device trend, is requiring banking institutions to be mindful of emerging risks, says Jim Pitts of BITS, which recently issued BYOD and mobile best practices for member banks.
What can U.S. and European organizations learn from Asia-Pac about advanced mobile tech and increasing cyberthreats? That's a question I hope to answer while in Singapore for RSA Conference Asia Pacific 2013.
When Brian Meyer became information security officer at a community institution in Wichita, Kan., he made it his priority to stamp out rogue devices on the network. What was his strategy, and how has it worked?
Attacks aimed at mobile devices are progressing much more rapidly than any attacks ever waged against PCs. Organizations are in danger if they don't pay attention, says anti-phishing expert Dave Jevans.
Eric Bangerter, an executive with a $1.6 billion institution in Wisconsin, explains why the risks associated with mobile apps led his team to opt for using a Web-based platform for mobile banking instead.
The UK government pledges at Infosecurity Europe to help businesses improve cybersecurity. But it's going to take more than vouchers and training to address Europe's top threats to security and privacy.
The Boston Marathon tragedy is yet another reminder to organizations to develop alternative ways to communicate with employees during such emergencies. Otherwise, they could put their organizations' continuity plans at risk.