April 19, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
Security researcher Viktor Stanchev has publicly disclosed that Bell’s SOHO modem/routers are shipped with extremely weak default passwords that can be cracked in a matter of days, leaving tens-of thousands of users at risk of network intrusions and sensitive data loss.
April 19, 2015 Added by:Brent Huston
Spring is here in the US, and that brings with it the need to do some spring cleaning. So, here are some ideas of some things I would like to see the infosec community clean out with the fresh spring air!
April 17, 2015 Added by:Kasey Cross
Encrypted network traffic improves confidentiality and message integrity, but it also puts organizations at risk. This is because hackers can leverage encryption to conceal their exploits from security devices that do not inspect SSL traffic. Attackers are wising up and taking advantage of this gap in corporate defenses.
April 16, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has released the latest version of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) with an eye towards addressing security concerns related to the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
April 16, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) gives annual analysis and insight to the prior year’s security incidents and confirmed data breaches. As a security practitioner, I look to this report as a bellwether for our own security practices – what patterns are emerging and what should be my immediate takeaways to better protect my organization.
April 16, 2015 Added by:PCI Guru
Hidden by all of the news about v3.1 of the PCI DSS being published, is a notice that was sent to all PCI approved scanning vendors (ASV) from the PCI SSC regarding how to handle SSL and “early TLS” vulnerabilities.
April 16, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
With less than three weeks to go until Suits and Spooks London 2015 kicks off, the agenda is nearly finalized. Our first 2-day international event will host experts in cyber warfare, intelligence, advanced persistent threats, sophisticated malware, and political issues.
April 15, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
In a new report from Vormetric focused on healthcare organizations, almost half (48 percent) of the IT decision makers from the U.S. said their organization either failed a compliance audit or experienced a data breach in the last year.
April 15, 2015 Added by:Mary Landesman
People differ in how they approach data analytics. One camp prefers to postulate a theory and find data that supports or negates that theory. Another camp prefers to let the data tell the story.