Backers in the U.S. Congress are hoping that the third time is the charm for an internet of things cybersecurity bill that would set minimum security standards for the connected devices that the federal government purchases for various projects.
Criminals wielding a new strain of ransomware called Cr1ptT0r are targeting network-attached storage users. The campaign was first discovered in February after owners of D-Link network storage enclosures reported that their devices were being crypto-locked.
In the wake of the EU's GDPR and other legislation, privacy suddenly is the hot topic within enterprises and governments alike. A panel of experts discusses the privacy imperative and what it means for security.
More than half of 250 anti-virus applications available in Google's Play Store offer insufficient protection against malicious software, according to a new study by testing firm AV Comparatives. One clear takeaway for all Android anti-virus users: Select products carefully.
Broadcom acquired CA. AlienVault became AT&T Cybersecurity. These are just two of the deals that headlined in 2018. What does the 2019 market hold? Brad Topchick, managing director of Mooreland Partners, shares insights.
Security has the opportunity - or challenge - to help drive digital transformation within the enterprise. Al Ghous of GE Digital describes how security leaders can maximize their influence and avoid potholes.
According to some researchers, up to 61 percent of recent data breaches were a result of a third-party vulnerability. Matan Or-El, CEO of Panorays, discusses the weakest links of supply chain security and how to strengthen them with automated tools.
CenturyLink has opened Black Lotus Labs, which focuses on threat research used to share information with customers as well as initiate takedowns of networks used to support cybercrime activities, says Peter Brecl, a director at the company.
In the latest stop in this roundtable dinner series, ISMG and Zscaler visited Seattle on Feb. 26 to discuss security's role as a catalyst for digital transformation. It was a diverse crowd - and a mature conversation, says Bil Harmer, Americas CISO with Zscaler.
ISMG and Zscaler hosted a roundtable dinner in Columbus, OH on Feb. 22 focused on security's role in digital transformation. Managing expectation for security as a core component of business enablement was a core component of the discussion.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features a discussion of the role of "prosilience" in IoT security, plus the problem of overnotification under GDPR and the notion of "Spartacus as a Service."
Operating divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services need to shore up security controls - including access controls and software patching - to more effectively detect and prevent cyberattacks, according to a new federal watchdog report.
Facebook's data deals continue to be probed. A criminal investigation of Facebook by federal prosecutors in New York has resulted in records being subpoenaed "from at least two prominent makers of smartphones and other devices," the New York Times reports.
A closely held type of point-of-sale malware, DMSniff, is spreading further while another, GlitchPOS, has also emerged. Despite a surfeit of stolen payment card details on the black market, efforts to steal more continue, highlighting the continuing challenges around card security.
As organizations take on more ambitious digital transformation initiatives, their digital risk grows to new levels that require heightened management. RSA President Rohit Ghai explains the need for digital risk management.