Two Stanford University researchers are conducting a study using crowdsourcing to show that the NSA's culling of telephone metadata can reveal a lot about an individual. I joined the crowd to find out what the metadata says about me.
One key factor in efforts to reduce reliance on passwords for authentication will be international acceptance of the FIDO Alliance's soon-to-be released protocol for advanced authentication, says Michael Barrett, the alliance's president.
Attackers likely purchased malware in underground "cybercrime-as-a-service" markets to use in recent credit card breaches, including the Target Corp. attack, a new report from McAfee Labs asserts. Adam Wosotowsky explains the report's findings.
Phyllis Schneck, the Department of Homeland Security's deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity, equates the department's continuous diagnostics and mitigation initiative with a medical probe detecting an infection in the human body.
Identity is the new perimeter, and that concept stretches organizations into lots of new directions when managing access and privileges - especially in the mobile age, says John Hawley of CA Technologies.
In a keynote address at the RSA 2014 Conference, Kevin Mandia, founder of Mandiant, warns organizations to beware of "victim's fatigue," or letting your guard down after going six months without a breach.
Fraudsters continually find new ways to attack, but too many organizations rely on old, unsuccessful methods to detect and prevent fraud. This is the premise, says David Mattos, VP Sales, with Easy Solutions.