On the day Target's CEO resigned in the aftermath of a massive data breach, the Ponemon Institute issued its 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study, which Chairman Larry Ponemon says helps explain why CEOs should be more involved in breach preparedness and response....
Individuals resort to lying about themselves to protect their identities when accessing systems in today's imperfect cyber world, says Peter Tapling, president of Authentify, an out-of-band authentication service.
One of the biggest misunderstandings about the Heartbleed bug in the healthcare sector is that it only affects websites and Web servers. In fact, medical devices are also at risk for the vulnerability, says security expert Mike Ahmadi.
For too long, code writers have been measured on the features built into their applications - not the potential security vulnerabilities. It's time to change that perspective, says Maty Siman of Checkmarx.
When it comes to DDoS attacks, the hacktivists get all the headlines, but there is a robust service industry behind the scenes, supporting these sophisticated strikes, says Darren Anstee of Arbor Networks.
DDoS attacks have grown in sophistication. But so have organizations' dependencies on the services disrupted by DDoS, says Corero's Ashley Stephenson. How should security leaders respond to protect their critical services?