LATEST NEWS

Report: From Q3 to Q4, 90 percent increase in global DDoS attacks observed

In Q4 2014, Akamai observed an even busier season for attackers than expected.

Researchers observe databases being encrypted, websites held for ransom

High-Tech Bridge is referring to the threat as 'RansomWeb' because it involves encrypting databases and holding websites for ransom.

ZeroAccess botnet reactivates, click fraud activity resumes

The Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit first noticed the ZeroAccess botnet reactivating from March 21, 2014, to July 2, 2014.

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: Cyber Threats

Zeus variant targeting Canadian banks, U.S. banks may also be a target

A new Zeus trojan variant is targeting a number of banks in Canada, including Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada, and National Bank of Canada.

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.

OPINIONS

Tips for organizations in the wake of the biggest corporate hack in history

Tips for organizations in the wake of the biggest corporate hack in history

Consider the main learning points from this event and count yourself lucky that you can learn at Sony Picture Entertainment's massive expense.

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