Why do we continue to see so many cyber breaches? If we look at why most cyber breaches of the past year occurred, we see that it comes down to three major factors - the human factor, identities and credentials, and vulnerabilities. Living in a digital social society, we share more information, ultimately exposing...
To meet the increasing customer demands for effective solutions, security vendors must ensure their products work together well, says Dr. Mike Lloyd of RedSeal. This is particularly essential to achieving "digital resilience," the ability to promptly detect and respond to network intrusions, he says.
Attackers continue to target enterprise assets both from outside and - too often - inside the corporate perimeter. To help, more organizations are turning to software-defined secure networks, says Mihir Maniar of Juniper Networks.
A list of "super user" passwords - and a default username - now circulating online appears to allow unauthorized access to some webcam video streams, security researchers warn. If confirmed, it would be yet another massive internet of things security failure by a device manufacturer.
Network visibility, the ability to view your network traffic - data, voice, video, web services - end-to-end, and provide filtered streams of traffic to tools for further analysis, is a critical function of Network and Security Operations and essential to conducting smart business today.
This paper focuses on why...
A network tap (Test Access Port) is an inexpensive and permanent access port used throughout the network to enable monitoring and analysis without interrupting data transmission. With so many network taps available on the market, you have to ensure you have the best technology and value for your deployment by...
The financial sector continues to be a prime target for highly sophisticated, customized attacks. The SWIFT money transfer system recently came under attack resulting in an $81 million heist of the Bangladesh Bank. This number pales in comparison to an estimated $1 billion stolen from over 100 banks worldwide by the...
In an in-depth audio interview, Troy Leach of the PCI Security Standards Council describes just-released guidance that's designed to help organizations simplify network segmentation, a practice the council strongly recommends to help protect payment card data.
Coming soon to an internet service provider near you: routers infected by IoT device botnet-building malware such as Mirai. The latest victim is ISP TalkTalk, which is updating routers to block DDoS attackers who have been seizing control of the devices.
IBM will pay an unspecified amount to the Australian government for the vendor's role in the technical problems related to the recent online census, which dented public confidence in large-scale IT projects.
So, if 2016 was the year when mobile security threats finally started to materialize and mature, what can we expect to see in 2017? Tom Wills of Ontrack Advisory shares insight on the mobility threatscape and new enterprise solutions.
U.K. Chancellor Philip Hammond used the launch of Britain's new five-year National Cyber Security Strategy to trumpet the country's strike-back capabilities. But other parts of the strategy - including more automated defenses - hold much greater promise.
The Domain Name System is crucial to the functioning of the internet, but largely taken for granted - until it breaks. In an audio interview, Cricket Liu of Infoblox discusses how DNS providers must improve security.