Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report shows that half of data breaches in 2017 worldwide were orchestrated by organized cybercriminal groups, says Verizon's Ashish Thapar, who offers an in-depth analysis of the findings.
Deception technology has been gaining traction as a way for organizations to get a view on how attackers are targeting their assets. Rik Turner, principal analyst at the consultancy Ovum, says he expects MSSPs to incorporate deception technology, making it more accessible to smaller organizations.
A new version of the FIDO authentication standard is designed to enable the elimination of passwords for a broader range of devices, says Phil Dunkelberger, CEO of Nok Nok Labs, who describes the latest developments.
Blockchain can be leveraged to help address certain security problems in millions of IoT devices, says Ratan Jyoti, CISO at Ujjivan Bank. In an interview, he describes the uses for blockchain he envisions.
While CISOs in India are fighting off threats from technologically adept cyberattackers, they are also grappling with the challenge of effectively communicating cyber risk to management in the business terms that they can understand, says K.K. Mookhey, founder of Mumbai-based NII consulting.
With Alabama and South Dakota recently becoming the last two states to adopt breach notification laws, notification processes become more complicated, says privacy attorney Adam Greene, who offers an in-depth analysis.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Assessing cryptocurrencies' role in the latest ransomware and malware attacks. Plus: Facebook's revised estimate on account details accessed by Cambridge Analytica.
Processing and parsing intelligence from all sources - external and internal, structured and abstract - across three important categories is essential to a proactive, predictive threat intelligence framework, says Verizon's Ashish Thapar
CISOs increasingly are summoned to present to their Boards of Directors. But too often these presentations fail to frame the right topics with the right metrics, says Jacob Olcott of BitSight. He offers advice for maximizing the opportunity in front of the Board.
Cyber SOCs, the next generation of security operations centers, need to use a new approach to detecting emerging attacks, says Aadesh Gawde of the IT risk consultancy ProVise Consulting, who offers implementation tips.
Vendor risk management is becoming more critical as companies rely more on partners who have access to payment card data and other sensitive information, says Ramon Lipparoni, IT integration manager at ComAir, a South African airline. One critical step, he says, is conducting impromptu vendor audits.
What impact with the Facebook data privacy controversy have on the social media company, and other tech giants, eventually competing with banks? James Wester of IDC sizes up the open banking implications.
As mobile payments continue to grow in South Africa, it's important that application developers build security into their apps and correctly implement tokenization standards, says Jeremy King, international director of the PCI Security Standards Council.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Ransomware hits the city of Atlanta, Baltimore's 911 system as well as aviation giant Boeing. Plus, WikiLeaks and its Julian Assange get taken for a ride by Russian intelligence.