A security consultancy discovered Facebook user data exposed in two different places online without authentication or encryption. The data, which is now offline, came from an Android app that purported to offer statistical information to logged-in users.
As the use of artificial intelligence tools and robotics continues to grow, it's crucial for organizations to assess the potential security risks posed, says attorney Stephen Wu, who reviews key issues in an interview.
In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for
enterprise container platform (ECP) software suites,
we identified the eight most significant providers in
the category - Docker, IBM, Mesosphere, Pivotal,
Platform9, Rancher Labs, Red Hat, and SUSE -
and evaluated them. This report details our findings
Digital transformation is causing businesses to move faster in the digital realm, driving a wave of technology change. Companies are migrating to the public cloud to take advantage of on-demand resources and implementing DevOps and microservices architectures to increase application development speed.
Microsoft is ending its extended support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 on January 14, 2020, which is not that far off. January 2020 is barely a year away. That does not leave a lot of time for IT pros to come up with a strategy for migrating applications away from Windows Server 2008, and on to a...
Today's economy is one of constant change. New opportunities, competitors and
risks emerge regularly. To stay competitive and capitalize on new opportunities in the digital economy, every
organization needs to shift to an agile and innovative mindset. That means rethinking
how companies operate, changing processes...
Banks can drive real value to their fraud prevention strategies with machine learning and analytics if they cut through the hype. Machine learning can be made intuitive and available directly to fraud experts. A multi-faceted strategy can turn fraud prevention expertise into a revenue generator for the business.
A famed British computer security researcher has lost several key motions in a federal hacking case that stems from his alleged contribution to two types of banking malware. The rulings could complicate the challenges for the defense team of Marcus Hutchins, who remains in the U.S.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report highlights how thieves can use "deep fake" photos in an attempt to steal cryptocurrency. Also featured: A discussion of the implications of "data gravity" and an analysis of whether the era of mega-breaches is ending.
The term "artificial intelligence" (AI) has become ubiquitous in the description of modern applications, services and user interfaces. The security domain is no exception. Companies today are touting almost every new service or product as AI-based.
Artificial intelligence encompasses a number of different classes of...
Indiana University Health is evaluating the use of blockchain in two areas to improve healthcare information security, Mitch Parker, CISO, says in an interview at the HIMSS19 conference. He sizes up the potential risks and benefits.
Red Hat, Amazon and Google have issued fixes for a serious container vulnerability. The flaw in the "runc" container-spawning tool could allow attackers to craft a malicious container able to "break out" and gain root control of a host system, potentially putting thousands of other containers at risk.
What are some of the hottest issues that will be discussed at this year's RSA Conference, to be held March 4-8 in San Francisco? Britta Glade, content director for the world's largest data security event, says DevSecOps - as well as third-party risk and cloud-related issues - are emerging as key themes.
Cryptocurrency exchanges are seeing fraudsters submit doctored photos in an attempt to reset two-step verification on accounts. The ruse appears to have some degree of success, underscoring the difficulties around verifying identity on the internet.
Cyber criminals are taking relentless aim at financial institutions. Cargills Bank is taking a proactive approach to better safeguarding customers with a cognitive security solution, IBM QRadar Advisor with Watson. Analysts can readily examine a broad range of threat data and gain actionable insights to make decisions...