Italian surveillance software maker Hacking Team has confirmed that it was hacked and recommends police, law enforcement and government agencies suspend their use of its software, pending a full breach investigation.
OpenDNS's Andrew Hay sees danger confronting many enterprises in the era of the "Internet of Things" as Internet-ready consumer devices, not architected for security, find their way onto corporate networks, often unbeknown to administrators.
'Digital India' promotes expansion of mobile services. But how secure is SMS-based two-factor authentication? Entrust's Chris Taylor shares insight on the authentication challenges security leaders must anticipate.
Hacking Team, an Italian vendor of "easy-to-use offensive technology" that it sells to government agencies, has been hacked. Leaked customer lists reportedly name the FBI and DEA, plus the governments of Bahrain, Russia and Sudan, among others.
Prime Minister Modi's 'Digital India Week' is an initiative to end corruption through digitization of processes. Security experts say success depends on the security platforms through which services are delivered.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kicked off the Digital India Week with the launch of the DigiLocker data storage initiative for citizens. What are preliminary reactions from the security community?
The new chief executive of the Center for Internet Security, which operates the Multistate Information Sharing and Analysis Center, sees mutual cooperation among enterprises as a way for organizations with limited staff to address critical IT security problems.
India's booming Internet economy and the necessity and pace of enabling digital business is finding Indian organizations at a loss when it comes to secure development says Ashish Tandon, CEO Indusface.
Following its mega-breach, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management suspends use of its online background check application system, citing a vulnerability. Also, the agency now faces a breach-related lawsuit filed on behalf of federal workers.
With the rise in awareness of visual security threats and the advent in open plan office environments, protecting data inside the organization is a growing concern, says Ben Rooney, a marketing executive at 3M.
Organizations that want to protect sensitive data first need to know where it is. But outside of military and government realms, few employees know how to manually classify data, or have an incentive to do so, says TITUS CTO Stephane Charbonneau.
The Data Security Council of India has confirmed the appointment of Nandkumar Saravade as its new Chief Executive Officer. What is Saravade's immediate agenda, and how is this announcement being received?
"All I see are more targets for hackers - starting with just mischief and curiosity, leading to crime and other malicious intents," says Anthony Lim of (ISC)Â². What can leaders do to improve application security?
China is the "leading suspect" behind the OPM breach, says Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who adds that until the U.S. can meaningfully deter such attacks, it must focus on getting better at defense, not retribution.