The upcoming RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco will feature sessions ripped from the headlines, reflecting the challenges security professionals face in safeguarding their organizations' systems and information.
The DNS infrastructure underlying the Internet is the map that both the good guys and bad guys need. Dr. Paul Vixie, a member of the Internet Hall of Fame, discusses DNS' impact on the security landscape.
India's e-commerce boom is throwing up huge security challenges. It's not enough to deploy security controls; a well-defined security architecture is essential, says Amit Singh, country manager, Dell SonicWall.
DDoS attacks are easy to launch yet difficult to defend against. Margee Abrams of Neustar discusses the state of DDoS and how organizations can best defend against today's potentially damaging attacks.
New, advanced point-of-sale malware dubbed "Poseidon" can exfiltrate card data directly from every infected device. And security experts warn that too many retailers fail to test POS devices and segment networks to mitigate all malware threats.
The Target breach was the hot topic for many RSA 2014 attendees, but Gartner's Avivah Litan was already talking about the next Target - a UK retailer that may have suffered a similar hack, exposing payment card data.
Troy Leach of the PCI Security Standards Council says data security standards are not failing; they just aren't being applied continuously. And conformance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is just one piece of the puzzle.
Security experts advise banking institutions to take several steps, including enhancing authentication and ramping up commercial customer education, as a result of an increase in sophisticated online banking attacks involving a new variant of Dyre malware.
Declaring a national emergency over hack attacks, President Obama signed an executive order authorizing the government to impose sanctions on hackers. But information security experts voice questions - and concerns.
Fighting increased incidents of fraud is going to be a challenge, given lack of regulation, awareness and skills. Dhruv Phophalia, Head of Alvarez and Marsal's global forensics practice, offers insights.
Some legal and security experts are questioning the potential effectiveness of President Obama's new executive order that allows the U.S. government to block or seize the assets of individuals suspected of launching significant cyber-attacks