Reliable data specifying the number of people employed in the United States in cybersecurity field is hard to find. But one government survey shows a 5 percent increase among information security analysts in 2015.
The discovery of a serious remote code execution flaw in Trend Micro's consumer security software - now patched - is a reminder that even security software has code-level flaws. But shouldn't security vendors be held to a higher standard than others?
The rising profile and increasingly complex nature of cyberattacks was a major development in 2015. What are the key threats for security practitioners to be wary of in the year ahead? FireEye CTO APAC Bryce Boland shares insights.
Cybersecurity is becoming an issue in the U.S. presidential campaign, finally. That's good news because it's critical in our day-to-day lives. But are the candidates doing the issue justice in the way they address it?
New details emerging about a breach involving a former Morgan Stanley employee illustrate how a case of inappropriate access to data can blossom into something much more serious. The case shines a spotlight on the urgent need to mitigate insider threats.
Amidst a perfect storm of circumstances, how will CISOs ensure that they remain relevant? Is outsourced security and MSSP dependence going to take over? Or are virtual CISO specialists going to rule the roost?
India's and Malaysia's cybersecurity teams look to strike a chord to collaborate and share best security practices to respond to security incidents. But the question is: Who will take the lead and has the expertise to face the challenges?
The annual Black Hat Europe conference this year once again brought together numerous information security aficionados in Amsterdam for the latest training and security insights. Here are visual highlights from the conference.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh says India is increasingly susceptible to international cyberattacks, and new barriers must be created. He also asks cybersecurity experts to be alert to online radicalization.
As more banks and government agencies stop providing free BlackBerries to employees, the beleaguered smartphone manufacturer is attempting to reboot with the launch of its first Android smartphone, dubbed Priv for privacy.
Cloud Access Security Brokers are the flavor of the season in cloud security. The value proposition is immense - enabling the enterprise to extend and enforce policies beyond the perimeter effectively. Let's take a closer look.
Security researchers have demonstrated in a lab setting an information-stealing attack against Amazon Web Services users. But Amazon says its customers "using current software and following security best practices are not impacted by this situation."
Security experts trace many of the world's cybercrime attacks to Russia. But Russian authorities never extradite suspects, and they allow hackers to operate with impunity - if they play by some ground rules.
The Windows 10 Home edition being released by Microsoft includes on-by-default cloud services that may pose "bring your own device" risks to organizations, F-Secure security expert Sean Sullivan warns.
The Black Hat conference features presentations that have already led to very public warnings about remotely hackable flaws in everything from Jeep Cherokees and Linux-powered rifles to Android mobile devices and Mac OS X.