Leading this week's industry news roundup, IBM receives a new mobile technology patent, while Tripwire releases a new vulnerability management solution, and Fiserv announces two new anti-fraud solutions.
Security experts agree that the newly-discovered Heartbleed bug is a serious threat, but what are the specific risks, and how can they be mitigated? Thought-leaders offer insights and practical advice.
Security forums and experts are buzzing about the newly discovered Heartbleed bug, which allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by vulnerable versions of OpenSSL software.
Information security and privacy work in healthcare environments often requires a depth of specialized knowledge and competency that can be validated through the help of professional credentialing, says CISO Sean Murphy.
Women in information security are becoming even more of a minority because of poor treatment and stereotypes, says Professor Eugene Spafford. What's the cost to organizations, and how can they break the mold?
Although European Union leaders expressed concerns about the NSA's surveillance programs to President Obama, that didn't prevent the United States and EU from issuing a communique highlighting cooperation on cybersecurity.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are a concern for all organizations. But financial institutions face unique challenges, and so they require a unique level of protection, says Mark Byers of Fortinet.
A report prepared for a Senate committee provides an extensive analysis of how retailer Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent the massive data breach that compromised the credit card details of millions of customers.
Mobility has driven the rise of containerization as a security strategy for employee-owned devices. But what about for contractors? Kimber Spradlin of Moka 5 discusses how to mitigate third-party risks.