Social networking site Meetup has been facing ongoing DDoS attacks. It received a notification the attacks would continue unless it paid a fee, which highlights the rising concern of extortion tied to DDoS.
Phyllis Schneck, the Department of Homeland Security's deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity, equates the department's continuous diagnostics and mitigation initiative with a medical probe detecting an infection in the human body.
In the wake of high-profile breaches and data leaks, the government will pay a lot more attention to information security. Are security pros ready for this scrutiny? Professor Eugene Spafford has his doubts.
Identity is the new perimeter, and that concept stretches organizations into lots of new directions when managing access and privileges - especially in the mobile age, says John Hawley of CA Technologies.
In a keynote address at the RSA 2014 Conference, Kevin Mandia, founder of Mandiant, warns organizations to beware of "victim's fatigue," or letting your guard down after going six months without a breach.
Cybercrime. Privacy. The power of big data and mobility. These issues are as challenging to India as they are to any global region. Vinayak Godse of DSCI discusses his organization's role in improving cybersecurity.
During RSA 2014, Information Security Media Group held an exclusive luncheon for its editorial advisers, a group of industry thought-leaders who help shape the discussion around information security, privacy and risk management. View images taken from the event.