This special edition of the ISMG Security Report focuses exclusively on the RSA 2020 conference. Featured are comments from former NSA Director Keith Alexander on "collective defense," plus a discussion on fighting payment fraud and a roundup of other important themes.
Users - One of the Weakest Links in Your Cybersecurity Strategy
They say 'it's all about who you know' - for cybersecurity, that's partially true. If a cyberattacker knows your users, there's a good chance they can get into your network. Why? Because they can take what they know - usually an email address or...
Designing Security as a User Experience
The ongoing battle between attackers and defenders have left valid users caught in the middle. Protecting user accounts with aggressive security policies leads to false positives and needlessly locks valid users out of their account, while lenient security policies lead to...
Among the top issues being discussed at the RSA 2020 conference this week is the need for more cybersecurity collaboration between government agencies and the private sector. Here are some interview highlights.
Targeted ransomware attacks against enterprises and government agencies are likely to surge in the coming months as "ransomware as a service" continues to evolve into a lucrative model for cybercriminals, security experts interviewed at RSA 2020 warn.
Ransomware-wielding attackers - aided by a service economy that gives them access to more advanced attack tools - are increasingly targeting organizations rather than individuals to shake them down for bigger ransom payoffs, says McAfee's John Fokker.
High-value targets generally attract sophisticated criminals and attacks. This new State of the Internet / Security report looks at financial services and finds several emerging trends which could impact other industries.
Learn about spikes in credential stuffing attacks against APIs, LFI passing SQLi as a leading...
The 2016 U.S. presidential election served as a wake-up call for lawmakers and the public about the threat that cyberattackers can pose to the country's democracy, CISA Director Christopher Krebs said at the RSA 2020 conference. Election security and ransomware remain his agency's two biggest concerns.
The operators behind the "Raccoon" infostealer Trojan have added new capabilities to this malware-as-service offering, which now has the ability to steal data from over 60 applications, according to researchers at the security firm CyberArk.
Facebook recently investigated suspicious content meant to support U.S. presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders but was unable to substantiate involvement by Russians or supporters of President Donald Trump, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Yet another major phishing-related health data breach has been reported to federal regulators. This one potentially exposed the data of more than 100,000 patients at Bellevue, Washington-based Overlake Medical Center & Clinics.