White House calls Sony hack a "serious national security matter," gov't mulls proper response

Sony Pictures recently canceled the "The Interview" movie release, following hacker threats.

'Spark' shares traits with Alina, JackPOS, uses AutoIt differently

Researchers at TrustWave SpiderLabs have released details on a new Alina variant dubbed Spark.

California nonprofit sues San Diego Police Department over stingray documents

The First Amendment Coalition is suing the San Diego Police Department and the city of San Diego in an effort to get public records released on the force's stingray use.

2015 Predictions

Exploits, mobile and cloud storage threats will plague users in 2015

Exploits, mobile and cloud storage threats will plague users in 2015

2015 is setup to be one of the most dangerous years for not only your PC but also your mobile devices and cloud storage.

Focus: Cyber Threats

Phishing email contains Word doc, enabling macros leads to malware infection

An employee with PhishMe was targeted by a crafty phishing email, allowing researchers to analyze an innovative attack that results in a malware infection.

Industry Innovators

Perimeter defense

This is another market area that has seen a lot of change over the past few years.

Virtualization and cloud security

The year's Innovators in this group focus on security management in a cloud or virtual environment.

Data protection

Data protection is a fuzzy, sometimes nebulous term. Certainly everything we do on the network is intended to protect the data on it. In an era of widely dispersed global enterprise the data often seems to be alone on the internet.

Security infrastructure

Security infrastructure is another one of those ever-changing categories. What looked like infrastructure a few years ago is, for the most part, long gone.

2014 Hall of Fame

Hall of Famers are in their third consecutive year of appearing here and that sends the strong message that they are Innovators and they have staying power.

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