Polish airline LOT claims that a hack attack disrupted its ground-control computers, leaving the airline unable to issue flight plans and forcing it to cancel or delay flights, grounding 1,400 passengers.
The Big Data explosion will expand in volume, velocity and variety. Analytics are key to deriving insights from this data, particularly in cybersecurity and anti-fraud, says Dominic Ligot of Teradata Philippines.
Security researchers warn of "Xara" flaws in Apple iOS and OS X that could be used to intercept passwords and banking data, as well as a keyboard app that puts more than 600 million Samsung device users at risk.
Chris Feeney, recently named president of BITS, the technology and policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable, describes his top cybersecurity priorities, including helping members deal with insider threats.
Sony's 2014 cyber-attack cleanup costs continue to mount. The company reports spending $35 million on remediation as of March, and costs will continue to mount, now that a judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit by former employees can proceed.
Well-known health data privacy expert and federal adviser Deven McGraw is joining the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights as its new deputy director for health information privacy, heading its HIPAA enforcement efforts.
What's your digital identity strategy? Numerous agencies in countries across Europe - such as the Italian postal service - are creating new approaches to verifying identities and allowing them to be used as a trusted service, says CA's Paul Briault.
India's burgeoning mobile penetration has led to a massive uptake in app usage. Frenetic development to meet demand has found security ignored. Dhananjay Rokde discusses how this ecosystem functions today.
Threat intelligence is increasingly being brought to bear to help businesses apply kill-chain concepts, focusing on disrupting discrete parts of online attacks as early as possible, says Fortinet's Simon Bryden.
Wipro has developed a fraud detection model for improved risk management using big data analytics. Can CISOs leverage it to reduce risk, enhance process efficiency and refine fraud detection algorithms?
It's still early days for mobile e-commerce in India, but with the quantum of users increasing exponentially, HDFC Bank's new mobile payments platform may be the direction in which the industry is headed.
The Internet of Things is posing an increased risk to all organizations. One global data center provider, for example, recently discovered that its malware-infected power supplies were part of a botnet, says Chris Richter of Level 3 Communications.