The PCI Security Standards Council envisions a single, globally-unified data security standard. Now that the European Card Payment Association is a strategic regional member, that goal is significantly closer, says Jeremy King, the council's international director.
Vikrant Varshney of Risk Resources believes cyber threats are a concern of every individual, every organization who thought IT is just a system. A collaborative approach in building awareness is acute to fight this cyberwar, he says.
The Department of Justice has been granted a delay of a March 22 hearing relating to a court order compelling Apple to help the FBI unlock the iPhone 5C issued to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. That's because it says it may have found a way to unlock the phone without Apple's assistance.
In the world of the extended enterprise, everybody seeks greater visibility into network activity. But Gidi Cohen was there in 2002, founding Skybox Security to provide analytics to improve cybersecurity. Cohen discusses the evolution of visibility.
As ISMG's Data Breach Summit Asia 2016 in Bangalore wrapped up, security practitioners seemed excited to seek answers from experts on the challenges bothering them while putting a breach response plan in place.
Apple has unloaded another blistering legal response to the Justice Department over the court order obtained by the FBI that requires the company to help unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
ISMG's upcoming Data Breach Summit Asia in Bangalore will provide insights from industry thought-leaders on the best defense strategies for tackling future breaches. In the face of increasing targeted attacks, cyber extortion and the growing threat to critical infrastructure, there is plenty to discuss, debate and...
A new report suggests that a Chinese cyber espionage APT attack group is behind a string of targeted ransomware infections that have slammed U.S. firms. Dig into the details, however, and the report is nothing but speculation, two security experts caution.
Without saying the word "backdoor," President Barack Obama used an appearance at the South by Southwest conference to argue that law enforcement agencies need weak crypto and likened strong crypto to "walking around with a Swiss bank account in [your] pocket."
Advanced attacks are out, while persistent, relatively simple attacks are in. Despite all of the APT hype in recent years, cybercriminals, and especially nation-state attackers, prefer to keep things simple. Information security experts explain why.
The FBI calls ransomware "a prevalent, increasing threat." One recent campaign earned at least $325 million in global profits, while U.S. victims tell the FBI they paid $24 million in ransoms in 2015. And attackers are plowing profits back into improving their malicious code.
In a filing rebutting Apple's appeal of a court order requiring the company to help the FBI unlock the iPhone used by a shooter in the San Bernardino massacre, the Justice Department says Apple's rhetoric is "false" and "corrosive" to the institution that safeguards Americans' liberties and rights.
Email security is a growing worry, despite the fact that phishing attacks and spam have been around for decades, says Vidur Apparao, CTO of Agari. In this video interview, he explains why DMARC is gaining ground as a viable way to shore up email defenses.