While IT and OT integration has brought about new levels of operational efficiency, it has also introduced serious cyber risks that conventional IT security approaches might fail to address, says IBM Security's Paul Garvey.
A cryptocurrency investor is suing AT&T for $240 million, alleging he lost $24 million in virtual currency after the carrier failed to stop two separate attacks where his phone number was commandeered by attackers. The incident highlights the dangers of using a phone number as an authentication channel.
IT teams at regional banks and credit unions are stretched thin. They're expected to meet compliance obligations while simultaneously taking care of cyberthreats. This is particularly true for mid-sized institutions without resources dedicated to security or compliance, putting them at risk.
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Ransomware. Phishing. Credential stuffing. These are among the top threats to financial institutions of all sizes. But small-to-midsized ones are particularly challenged to detect and respond to threats. Arctic Wolf's Todd Thiemann discusses the value of managed detection and response.
As the HIPAA security rule turns 20, it's time for regulators to make updates reflecting the changing cyberthreat landscape and technological evolution that's happened over the past two decades, says security expert Tom Walsh.
Although there's widespread agreement that addressing security early in the software development cycle is an essential component to any breach prevention strategy, implementing DevSecOps can prove challenging.
Securing the public cloud is not as challenging as it used to be, but too many organizations are still taking the wrong approach, says Microsoft's Jonathan Trull. Understanding the shared responsibility model for security is critical, he says.
Security silos persist because stakeholders within the enterprise security ecosystem are focused on their own key performance indicators, says Abdallah Zabian of DXC Technology, who suggests a more holistic approach is needed.
Forty-eight percent of customers drop the products and services of organizations that have had a publicly-disclosed data breach. This is but one of the findings of the new 2018 Global State of Online Digital Trust study commissioned by CA Technologies. CA's David Duncan analyzes the results.
With the increasing complexity of DDoS attack vectors, comes the evolving need to continually revaluate your DDoS protection strategy. The situation is only further complicated by new attack motives and the exponential abundance of vulnerable IoT devices.
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When evaluating Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection for your business what are the top questions you should be asking from a managed service provider? You know that checking the box with a Firewall or IPS device combo is not enough to protect your organization from potential DDoS attacks. Today's threats...
One measure of why it's so difficult for organizations to keep their software patched and better secured: Of the nearly 20,000 unique vulnerabilities in 2,000 products cataloged last year, only half involved Microsoft, Adobe, Java, Chrome or Firefox software, says Flexera's Alejandro Lavie.
Reddit suffered a data breach in June after attackers managed to bypass its SMS-based two-factor authentication system. User data from 2007 and before was compromised. Security experts say the breach should serve as a reminder that using any two-factor authentication is better than none.