Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist at Agari, has released a new book focused on socially-engineered schemes. What are the key takeaways, and how can security leaders improve their abilities to fight back against the schemers?
A recently reported health data breach in Colorado offers a reminder that organizations must take precautions to prevent and detect data leakage involving current and former employees inappropriately using personal email.
How Prepared Is Your Organization to Defend Against Today's Advanced Threats?
Ashley Madison, Sony, JPMorgan Chase - what's your confidence that when the next big security incident erupts, your organization will be prepared to defend itself? Are you getting the security you expect from the investment your...
Data security expert Kate Borten, a former CISO who's a featured speaker at the June 11 Healthcare Information Security Summit in Boston, warns healthcare organizations against overlooking key data protection steps.
The United States Coast Guard faces challenges in protecting the private information found in medical records of its personnel and their families, a Department of Homeland Security inspector general report says.
In the wake of an "inebriated" government employee crashing a drone on the White House lawn, federal officials sound warnings over the potential weaponization of consumer drones. But is it anything more than a Hollywood-style movie plot?
The Internet of Things brings many benefits, but it also brings with it new challenges: namely, the increased risk of cyber-attack. Our traditional concepts of cyber defense must evolve to keep pace. Join this session for expert insight on:
The convergence of IT and OT cybersecurity functions, as well as the...
Conventional wisdom suggests China isn't interested in disabling industrial control systems in the U.S. After all, such an act would be against its own economic interest. But is that type of thinking right?
Healthcare providers often fail to conduct comprehensive, timely risk assessments, as required by regulators. But security expert Kate Borten says they can leverage new guidance to help get the job done.
Facial recognition, arguably, is the technology that most threatens individual privacy online, and that's on the mind of Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, who has asked the FTC to report on its growing use.
"Once you identify that person based on the unique characteristics of their face, you could then match it with other databases," privacy advocate Beth Givens says, referring to privacy gaps created by facial recognition technology.
Facial recognition technology could prove to be an effective way to authenticate individuals seeking entry to secured buildings or databases storing sensitive information. But the biometric technology already is being abused, and IT security managers employing facial recognition should be careful to encrypt the...