The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a Guide to Application Whitelisting that provides step-by-step instructions on deploying automated application whitelisting to help prevent malware from accessing IT systems.
Bob Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, contends that not enough progress has been made in improving payments security in the seven years since the processor experienced a massive breach. Find out why he argues that retailers and processors still have much more to do.
Apple is moving to contain an outbreak of malicious apps being distributed via its official App Store that were infected with XcodeGhost malware. Hundreds of apps and millions of users were reportedly infected.
A controversy over the University of Oregon's handling of a student's mental health records is building momentum for reforms in a regulation that allows schools to use, and in some cases disclose, certain education records of students without their consent.
In the wake of the discovery of the serious Android Stagefright flaws, which affect an estimated 950 million devices, security researchers reveal that they discovered yet another Stagefright flaw - and that Google's initial fix could be exploited.
The Windows 10 Home edition being released by Microsoft includes on-by-default cloud services that may pose "bring your own device" risks to organizations, F-Secure security expert Sean Sullivan warns.
Thou shalt not reverse engineer Oracle's products. That was the stunning diktat issued by Oracle CSO Mary Ann Davidson in a blog post that some are reading as a declaration of war against the security research community.
The APT gang known as Darkhotel quickly tapped a Hacking Team exploit for Flash, Kaspersky Lab reports. But the gang's ongoing trickery shows that organizations must do more than just patch against the latest threats.
The Black Hat conference features presentations that have already led to very public warnings about remotely hackable flaws in everything from Jeep Cherokees and Linux-powered rifles to Android mobile devices and Mac OS X.
Attackers could abuse flaws in Android's Stagefright media library to seize control of almost 950 million devices, just by sending a text, a security researcher warns. But will most devices ever see related fixes?
The Ashley Madison dating website hack and threatened data release is a perfect illustration of the perils - and promise - of our Internet-connected, hacktivist age, whether it comes to online dating or the Internet of Things.
Does your organization really have a clear idea of what measures your business associates are taking to safeguard your most sensitive data? Yet another breach, this one affecting Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, points to the risks.