Put your personal feelings aside; what's dangerous about the AshleyMadison.com breach is that ideologists will now go beyond taking down an IT system and actually destroy a business. This evolution, says cybersecurity expert Carl Herberger, requires a new way to assess and mitigate risk.
Robin Slade of the Santa Fe Group says current vendor risk evaluation methods are inefficient. She advocates peer collaboration through shared assessments of vendors to help improve management of third-party risks.
Cybersecurity is the top priority of the new "Digital India" initiative. B J Srinath, who just took over as the director general of CERT-IN, says his agenda is to create a cybersecure ecosystem for all the key stakeholders.
Raimund Genes' keynote at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan is an appeal to the information security community to start putting security in perspective, emphasizing new approaches that address the changing threat landscape.
DNS hijacking is the most common attack being investigated by Akamai's incident response team, says APAC CTO Mike Smith. He shares some background on the subject and his session on it at RSA Conference APAC.
As more enterprises adopt software-defined networking, hackers are finding the emerging technology to be a new route to penetrate organizations. Anthony Lim of (ISC)Â² recommends ways to secure SDNs against attacks.
After the OPM breach, the U.S. and China recently agreed to hammer out a cyber "code of conduct." But John Pescatore, a director at the SANS Institute, argues that governments would be better served by first jointly combating cybercrime.
In global business, operating under multiple jurisdictions and regulations helps build the case for governance, risk and compliance solutions. But there is more to GRC than meets the eye, says MetricStream's French Caldwell.
OpenDNS's Andrew Hay sees danger confronting many enterprises in the era of the "Internet of Things" as Internet-ready consumer devices, not architected for security, find their way onto corporate networks, often unbeknown to administrators.
'Digital India' promotes expansion of mobile services. But how secure is SMS-based two-factor authentication? Entrust's Chris Taylor shares insight on the authentication challenges security leaders must anticipate.
The FFIEC has released its much-anticipated Cybersecurity Assessment Tool. Hear why banking regulator Tim Segerson believes the tool is expected to be rolled into regulatory examinations by summer of 2016.
India's booming Internet economy and the necessity and pace of enabling digital business is finding Indian organizations at a loss when it comes to secure development says Ashish Tandon, CEO Indusface.
The PCI Security Standards Council has just released version 2 of its point-to-point encryption standard. Jeremy King of the PCI SSC explains how this optional standard can complement PCI-DSS compliance.
Organizations that want to protect sensitive data first need to know where it is. But outside of military and government realms, few employees know how to manually classify data, or have an incentive to do so, says TITUS CTO Stephane Charbonneau.
With the rise in awareness of visual security threats and the advent in open plan office environments, protecting data inside the organization is a growing concern, says Ben Rooney, a marketing executive at 3M.