Winnti trojan may help set stage for Skeleton Key attacks, analysts say

Security firm Symantec found a backdoor, called Winnti, on a computer also infected with Skeleton Key.

FTC settles with revenge porn site operator

The Federal Trade Commission has prohibited a revenge porn site operator from sharing nude photos, using deceptive tactics and revealing personal information.

StealthGenie spyware goes kaput following court ruling

A U.S. district judge has decided to permanently end the advertising, marketing and sales tied to the spyware application.

2015 Predictions

2015: Trends in network performance measurement and application virtualization

2015: Trends in network performance measurement and application virtualization

These two areas of the security space are should to bring in some interesting changes in the new year.

Focus: Government

House subcommittee hears testimony on data breach law

Testimony in House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade hearing aimed at shaping national data breach notification law.

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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