Scottrade breach affects roughly 4.6 million clients

Scottrade is notifying approximately 4.6 million clients that illegal activity occurred on its network and personal information may have been compromised.

Feds raid digital currency firm accused of swindling $32 million

Federal authorities raided the offices of a digital currency firm accused of swindling investors out of more than $32 million.

Stored XSS vulnerability identified in Jetpack plugin for WordPress

Any users running Jetpack 3.7 or lower are at risk of having their WordPress website being completely taken over.

Ari Schwartz leaves cybersecurity post at White House

Ari Schwartz, senior director for cybersecurity, National Security Council, at the White House, stepped down this week, two years after becoming a trusted cyber adviser to the Obama administration.

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Emerging Products: Cloud Security, Part 2

In part two of our cloud security emerging products we see a little shift in product types. This time we see more emphasis on protecting the data. The bulk of these products and services address rather prosaic challenges in innovative ways. Click here.

Featured: Cybercrime

FBI-issued spyware leads to arrest of child pornography suspect

FBI agents seized a child pornography website and then tracked users, one of whom they arrested on Staten Island earlier this month.

October issue now available

Product Reviews

Cellebrite UFED Series

We are looking at three powerful tools in the UFED series: UFED 4PC Ultimate, UFED Link Analysis and the new UFED Cloud Analyzer.


PacketSled is a cloud-based breach detection and network forensics tool that provides real-time detection of threats as they cross the wire, and retroactive investigation of host activity including the application of new indicators to historical data.


XRY Office is a mobile device analysis tool, unusual in that it is very strong in recovering forensic data from devices that are locked without having to know the unlock code.


Opinions Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

In the wake of the SYNful Knock attack on its routers, Cisco should re-engineer its devices to prevent future attacks, says Raimund Genes.

Opinions U.S. must improve data laws

U.S. must improve data laws

Can U.S. data protection laws protect privacy and preserve tech innovation and intellectual property?

Opinions Canada stands against spam

Canada stands against spam

The impact of Canada's anti-spam legislation for companies big and small.

Opinions Rethinking your IT leadership strategy

Rethinking your IT leadership strategy

Many organizations are also investing heavily to hire top-notch CISOs to fill the presumed leadership gap in security.

Me and my job

CSOs: We'd like to profile one of your IT team members
This section gives you an opportunity to call out one of your star team members, whose picture and responses would appear in SC Magazine.

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