Women in IT Security: Progress despite inequities
The Federal Trade Commission banned app developers Equiliv Investments and Ryan Ramminger from creating and distributing malware after their "Prized" app commandeered consumer devices to mine digital currency.
In a Dallas courtroom on Thursday, writer and activist Barrett Brown was sentenced to 63 months in prison and was ordered to pay a little more than $890,000 in restitution and fines, according to reports.
For the security industry, the tide is shifting. Executives and boards are recognizing future ROI benefits in beefing up security when alerted to the potential of a three to five percent sales decline following a data breach.