Anonymous' Twitter war hits stumbling block

Anonymous' crowd-sourced Twitter war against the so-called Islamic State has been hit with accusations of unreliability.

Public private partnership results in arrests of two suspected malware creators

The malware services website has been taken down thanks to a joint effort between the National Crime Agency and Trend Micro.

600,000 cable routers found to have a backdoor within a backdoor

Brazilian researcher discovers double security threat in Arris cable modems which allows an attacker to rewrite the firmware without the owner's knowledge.

Moody's: Cyber risks will impact credit ratings

Moody's will begin to place more weight on considerations related to cyber risks when issuing credit ratings, the agency announced in a report.

Consumers wise up to protecting their data

Consumers are finally beecoming aware of the value of their data, and show preference to companies that protect it.

Featured: Malware

Hilton Worldwide confirms malware on POS targeted payment card info

Thieves that planted unauthorized malware on some Hilton Worldwide point of sale (POS) systems aimed to glean payment card information in a breach that occurred late in 2014 or mid-2015, the hotel company confirmed Tuesday.

Product Reviews

Rsam GRC Platform

Rsam is undeniably a traditional GRC product but with a few nice twists.

Skybox SecuritySkybox Enterprise Suite

Skybox Enterprise Suite is strongly focused on the risk part of GRC.

SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager

The Network Configuration Manager takes everything that SolarWinds does well and wraps it in a cloak of GRC functionality.

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Opinions The Security Vulnerability You Can Prevent

The Security Vulnerability You Can Prevent

The Internet of Things is one of the world's fastest growing technologies. Unfortunately, it is also poised to become the fastest growing source of security vulnerabilities in the enterprise - but it doesn't have to be that way.

Opinions All Talk-Talk and No Action

All Talk-Talk and No Action

The latest cyber attack, a breach compromising the data of up to four million of Talk-Talk's loyal customers, is yet another in a growing line of pernicious cyber attacks against corporate infrastructure.

Opinions How vulnerable is the fingerprint scanner on your phone?

How vulnerable is the fingerprint scanner on your phone?

There are legal issues and technical vulnerabilties aound the use of fingerprint scanners on mobiles, hence, Anthony Neary says, it is vital to have a mix of solutions which enable maximum possible security.

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