Cybersecurity

8 Most Overlooked Security Threats

Businesses know the obvious security threats to watch for, but some of the biggest dangers may not at top-of-mind.<p>1 of 9<p>(Image: Alphaspirit via …

Information Security

WannaCry, what a wimp? Why security pros are staying chill

At a cybersecurity forum in London, experts call the ransomware, scary as it was at first, overexposed, unsophisticated and ultimately "a failure."<p>The WannaCry ransomware exploded onto the internet two weeks ago, causing havoc on Windows machines across the globe.<p>The initial spread has been stopped …

Security

Lyft launches a dedicated app for drivers, allows drivers to schedule pickups in advance

Lyft

FBI Probing a New Overseas Cyberattack Targeting President Trump

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Cyberattack

Medical implants and hospital systems are still infosec dumpster-fires

Medical devices have long been the locus of information security's scariest failures: from the testing and life-support equipment in hospitals to the …

Information Security

Increased Cyber Attacks Could Be a Boon for CyberSec ETFs

After the so-called WannaCry ransomware cyber attack infected over 200,000 computers over 150 countries, the specter of growing security issues in an increasingly interconnected world could help strengthen the nascent cybersecurity industry and sector-related exchange traded funds. The recent …

Cyber-attacks

This is how much your share price falls when you get hacked

The impact of data breaches can be measured in a company's share price and customer churn.<p>A data breach can have a significant affect on a company's …

Security

Stay hacker-free on vacation: Go 'electronically naked'

From airports, hotels and that cute cafe you found, a cybersecurity slip-up could turn into a summer nightmare.

Eric Trump dismisses alleged attempted hack on Trump Organization as “crazy”

It’s not, which is why the FBI is reportedly investigating it.<p>The FBI is probing an attempted foreign cyberattack on the Trump Organization, …

Donald Trump

To Guard Against Cybercrime, Follow the Money

Email attacks are cheap, easy, low risk, and high reward. No wonder a “malicious email is the cyber spy’s favored way in.” An email security breach could impact your organization’s revenue and reputation. Protecting yourself from a breach can be daunting, given how many emails pass through your …

Security

People can be strongest link in cyber security, says NCSC

Information security has traditionally been led by technology and, as a result, the role and value of people has been overlooked. That is the view of …

Security

Are Companies Rushing Into the Cloud Without Knowing How to Keep Their Infrastructure Safe?

While cloud adoption seems to be rising, according to a recent report from McAfee, security confidence still seems to be in the fog. “The problem,” …

Encryption

Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles

Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.<p>An organization …

Internet of Things

ProPublica is Hiring a Reporter to Cover the Intersection of Cyber and National Security

We are looking for a reporter to join one of America’s most innovative (and, actually, fun) investigative newsrooms to focus on cybersecurity and …

Technology

Mobile ransomware has grown three-fold over the first quarter of 2017: Kaspersky Lab

As global ransomware attacks show no signs of slowing down, the volume of mobile ransomware has grown over three-fold during the first quarter of the …

Kaspersky Lab

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<b>ISRAEL RIVERA</b><p>Senior Manager, Cyber Programs<br>​PMP, CISSP, ITIL, ABCP<p>​Israel has over 22 years of consulting and project management experience spanning …

Project Management

Cyber insurance market slow to develop: Allianz executive

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The tiny market for cyber insurance has been slower to develop than generally anticipated, a member of Allianz's board said in an interview.<p>The European market for cyber insurance currently has a premium volume of around 200 million euros ($224 million), Axel Theis, Allianz …

Security

Elections, Deceptions Political Breaches

Political hacks have many lessons for the business world.<p>Looks like you've hit your article limit. Please or register for a free account to get …

Technology

StarHub buys controlling stake in Accel in cybersecurity boost

Singapore telco buys 51 percent stake in Accel Systems for S$19.38 million, in a move it says is aimed at bolstering its cybersecurity …

Security

You’ve been hacked

Cyberattacks cost Canadian companies billions of dollars each year in cleanup costs. So why aren’t more of them trying to prevent breaches in the first place? Here’s a crash course in the mysterious, frightening, sometimes arcane, but absolutely vital world of penetration testing<p>In early March, an …

Security

Botnets: Inside the race to stop the most powerful weapon on the internet

How security professionals stopped one botnet attack from getting much worse.<p>Even one of the simplest forms of cyberattack has the potential to …

Security

9 'future-proof' careers, according to the world's largest job site

The automation of jobs has many advantages, like increased productivity. However, the main disadvantage is that people are concerned their careers may become obsolete in the next few decades.<p>A recent study showed that millennials in general choose professions that are more "future-proof," and less …

Security

'Thousands' of known bugs found in pacemaker code

<b>Pacemakers, insulin pumps and other devices in hospitals harbour security problems that leave them vulnerable to attack, two separate studies warn.</b><p>One study solely on pacemakers found more than 8,000 known vulnerabilities in code inside the cardiac devices.<p>The other study of the broader device …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Newswire: Hackers could be hiding viruses in subtitles now

Internet users are always opening up themselves to some kind of digital attack when they download anything, but savvy downloaders usually know what sort of things are particularly dangerous—like brand new movies or anything attached to an email from “YOUR CLOSE FRIEND.” According to <i>Newsweek</i>, …

Has WannaCry trashed reputations of leading cyber-security vendors?

During a recent chat, Ian Trump - also known as phat_hobbit on Twitter - said the cyber-security industry had some difficult questions to answer in …

Security

Kaspersky willing to give US anti-virus 'source code' to disprove Russia spying claims

Software CEO claims 'sometimes it smells like some guys are not happy with our success.'<p>Eugene Kaspersky, the founder and chief executive of the …

Security

Proposed US Bill Would Legalize Aggressive "Hack Back" Attacks

A US congressman is currently tinkering away at a proposed bill that will legalize some "hack back" counter-measures that breached companies can take …

Security

Radio-controlled pacemakers aren’t as hard to hack as you (may) think

The four major makers aren't properly securing critical cardiac devices, report says.<p>Pacemakers are devices that are implanted in the chest or …

Security

If Investing In BlackBerry's Cyber Security Story, Soon You May 'WannaCry'

BlackBerry has no software or hardware that could have prevented WannaCry.<p>BlackBerry ranks 34th in cyber security.<p>There are much better cyber …

Security

Don't Fall for These Lame WannaCry Scams

Just as thunder follows lightning, so too do tech-support scams and phony Android apps follow legitimate malware attacks. WannaCry is a particularly …

Security