Malware: How does it work, who built it and what - or who - is it designed to target? Answering these types of questions is a job for Marion Marschalek of Cyphort, who reverse-engineers malicious code for a living.
In his new role as DSCI's chief, Nandkumar Saravade shares details on the latest developments and initiatives at the organization, with a brief overview of the industry body's plans for the coming year.
Business email compromise attacks are becoming more sophisticated and pervasive, and smaller businesses in English-speaking countries are proving to be the most common targets, says PhishLabs' Joseph Opacki, who calls on banks to show customers examples of the schemes.
While cyberattacks will continue to menace healthcare and other business sectors next year, organizations can't afford to overlook addressing risks tied to insiders, who are responsible for most data breaches, says Michael Bruemmer of Experian Data Breach Resolution.
A lack of broad awareness of the opportunities in information security may be one of the biggest bottlenecks to capacity-building, says Dr. Ron Hale, ISACA's Chief Knowledge Officer, in this exclusive interview.
More cybersecurity specialists are making the leap from long-time careers in law enforcement, the military and the government to the private sector, says Dale Meyerrose, a retired U.S. Air Force Major General, who explains why.
The surge in data breaches has left millions of consumer records compromised. As a result, fraudsters have all they need to open bogus accounts, which cost banks huge losses linked to what Greg Shelton of LexisNexis Risk Solutions calls "sleeper fraud."
LabMD's recent victory in its long legal battle with the Federal Trade Commission will be short-lived, the medical testing lab's CEO predicts. Find out why, and what changes Michael Daugherty hopes the case will bring to FTC's enforcement practices.
CERC's head Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (PK) says industry bodies and the government should take the onus of evolving a blueprint to build the capacity of info security professionals with a well laid-out incentive program to attract new entrants.
NICE's Rodney Petersen sees too many government agencies and businesses using old-school methods to identify and recruit IT security professionals. Consequently, they often fail to build their cybersecurity staffs.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, cybersecurity expert Brian Honan argues that now is not the time to make snap public policy decisions that attempt to promote or restrict either cryptography or surveillance.
The terrorist attacks in Paris likely would have occurred even if intelligence and law enforcement agencies could have broken encryption Islamic State attackers used in their communications to plan the assault that killed at least 129 people.
Technology is increasingly driving business, and security needs to become an intrinsic part of this equation. In an age where speed-to-market underpins success, security cannot be seen as an impediment, says Deloitte's Viswanathan.
Banks need to prepare for many more massive cyberattacks along the lines of the sophisticated campaign that hit JPMorgan Chase and other financial services organizations, says Javelin Strategy & Research's Al Pascual, who offers risk management insights.
Developing a successful information security career requires excellent technical acumen as well as the ability to understand the impact that security policies have on people, says Gurdeep Kaur, a chief security architect at AIG.