As a result of the explosive growth in worldwide use of smart phones, mobile malware will play a much bigger role in fraud this year, predicts Daniel Cohen, a threat researcher for RSA, which just released its 2014 Cybercrime Roundup report.
Reflecting on the ramifications of the "Digital India" and "Make in India" initiatives, R Chandrasekhar, president of NASSCOM, says it is time for Indian lawmakers to adopt comprehensive privacy legislation.
Recognizing the behavior of an intruder, rather than relying on digital signatures, will prove to be a better way to prevent hackers from pilfering data and creating havoc in IT systems, says Radware CEO Roy Zisapel.
Data breaches are inevitable, hence it's up to executives to ensure their enterprise is secured, without trying to encrypt everything, warns Prakash Panjwani, president and chief executive officer of SafeNet.
Texas Chief Information Security Officer Brian Engle, like other CISOs, has voiced concerns that the state government didn't have sufficient staffers and managers with the right set of IT security skills. Engle, however, did something about it.
The increase in sophisticated hacking attacks will lead other sectors to follow the lead of the financial services industry in implementing multifactor authentication, says Ken Hunt, CEO of VASCO Data Security International.
As the "Make in India" movement makes headlines, what is the state of home-grown information security products in India? Uniken's Sanjay Deshpande discusses how the nation can jump-start security innovation.
U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to India this month may prove to be the fulcrum for a new era of Indo-U.S. cyber cooperation and collaboration, says Bruce McConnell, senior vice president at the EastWest Institute.
The subject of privacy has been debated ever since the release of the AP Shah Committee report on the subject. Kamlesh Bajaj, CEO of the Data Security Council of India, shares insights on how the nation's Data Privacy Act may finally be taking shape.
The FBI has attributed the Sony hack to North Korea, in part by analyzing the messages left by the "G.O.P." attackers. But linguistics expert Shlomo Engelson Argamon says the messages appear to have been written by native Russian speakers.
Ninety percent of even the largest global firms are susceptible to targeted attacks. And if adversaries want to get in, they can, says Peter George, CEO of Fidelis Security Systems, who discusses new security strategies.
"Cybercrime as a Service" is the latest threat evolution, and traditional defenses continue to fall short. Derek Manky of Fortinet discusses the merits of information sharing and the new Cyber Threat Alliance.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks, fueled by the interconnected nature of smart devices, will only continue to increase, says Matt Moynahan, president of Arbor Networks. "The infrastructure itself is insecure," he says.