Apple CEO Tim Cook has blasted a U.S. federal judge's Feb. 16 order compelling Apple to help bypass the encryption on an iPhone seized by the FBI, saying the crypto backdoor would set a "dangerous" precedent.
We hear a lot about security in regulated verticals such as financial services and telecom. But what are some of the challenges unique to manufacturing? Tata Motor's CISO Uday Deshpande shares insight and recommendations.
As U.S. President Obama rolls out a cybersecurity action plan calling for a federal CISO, security experts debate whether India should follow suit and empower a new leader to head the nation's cybersecurity initiatives.
Warning: Too many voice over IP devices being used in enterprise environments have well-known default passwords or no security at all, thus leaving organizations at risk from covert surveillance and toll-fraud scammers, experts say.
The U.S. and U.K. government push to "backdoor" strong crypto - used to secure everything from online banking and e-commerce to patient health records and consumer communications - wouldn't stop most criminals or terrorists, researchers warn.
New electronic payment methods lead to huge security challenges. Experts suggest initiatives including deploying standard security controls at all levels, mandatory breach disclosure, and sharing best practices to secure gateways.
The Indian financial sector is at the dawn of a new age of electronic payments. What are the new form factors, and how must they be secured? An expert panel discusses the evolution and its unique security challenges.
The banking malware known as Carbanak continues to evolve, and cybercriminals are now using it to wage APT-style attacks against banks as well as companies in other sectors, according to security researchers at Kaspersky Lab.
The rise in RFID-based contactless payment cards has led to increased concerns that fraudsters could wirelessly crack cards' secret cryptographic keys. But a team of MIT researchers has debuted defenses against such hack attacks.
The trend across industries is that automation results in a drastic reduction of operational job roles, even as it brings in economies of efficiency. What then does automation in security mean for the profession?
The new EU-U.S. data transfer agreement will be called "Privacy Shield." Beyond that, however, the actual details of the agreement - and whether it will pass muster with the EU's privacy commissioners or high court - appear to be a work in progress.
Law enforcement and intelligence agencies will have plenty of chances to snoop on criminals, terrorists and citizens even as communications vendors enable default encryption on mobile devices, a study from Harvard University says.
CERT-In has inked a new cybersecurity agreement with Malaysia, Singapore and Japan to promote information sharing and threat detection. What challenges will these nations face, given their diverse cultures and priorities?