September 2013 Issue of SCMagazine
This month's issue includes features on incident response, application security, as well as a deep look at GRC in the industry today.
The power of information as a commodity only continues to deepen as it satisfies so many disparate needs and wants.
News bits you may have missed from Black Hat and DefCon 2013, as well as other summarized highlights of major incidents taking place.
News from AirTight Networks, Seculert, Hackett Security, MobileSpaces and others.
Threat of the month
September's threat of the month is the Android master key vulnerability, which can bypass signature verification to gain full system-level access.
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Wiretapping, tailing and going undercover are not new investigative concepts, but revelations of the NSA's digital spying apparatus has revived the debate between privacy rights ...
Skills in Demand
Companies who leverage the cloud have concerns over the security of their data. The migration has increased demand for incident response pros, including reverse engineers ...
Me and my job
September's "Me and my job" features Geoff Linell, group CIO for Celerant Consulting.
A number of experts weighed in on this month's debate concerning a statement from DefCon founder Jeff Moss that feds should stay away from DefCon.
There are serious risks involved when dealing with phishers.
There are a few key things every business should consider to truly improve data security.
We CISOs and CSOs are the generals in the global cyber war. If you haven't thought about your role in these terms, then you are ...
Though it is difficult to quantify ROI for security initiatives, investment in application security is logical for the enterprise, reports Jim Romeo.
Incident response has become a more complex art, says Rusty Agee, the city of Charlotte's security leader. Karen Epper Hoffman reports.
A U.K. college provides its "digital natives" with a secure environment that can be accessed anywhere from any device. Greg Masters reports.
The promise of governance, risk and compliance technology is alluring, but getting it to work effectively is a different story, reports Alan Earls.
There was a noticeable chill in the air at Black Hat and DefCon, due to recent action taken against security researchers, reports Dan Kaplan.
How are the latest NSA spying revelations affecting Canadians' use of the internet? Danny Bradbury finds out.
This month's product section focus on email security and management.
Group Test 1
The MailGate SC from Axway incorporates email security with safeguard collaboration functions.
The Spam & Virus Firewall from Barracuda Networks provides solid inbound and outbound email security functionality through a feature-rich appliance.
The Cisco Email Security virtual appliance offers a full set of inbound and outbound email security and control features.
The ePrism Email Security appliance from EdgeWave offers email security features such as inbound and outbound content filtering and email policy enforcement, anti-spam and anti-virus.
The F-Secure Protection Service for Email is a fully hosted email security offering that can work in tandem with an already existing email server to ...
The FortiMail-200D from Fortinet features many email security features bundled into an easy-to-manage appliance. It includes anti-virus, anti-spam, onboard identity-based encryption, and content filtering and ...
McAfee Email Protection offers full-scale email security and content management in a single appliance with flexible deployment options.
The XCS (Extensible Content Security) Appliance from WatchGuard provides solid email security and email content management in one easy-to-manage appliance.
Group Test 2
This tool manages card-not-present (CNP) transactions.
This solution offers comprehensive protection for websites.
This product provides account takeover protection.
This solution, part of our Emerging Products Group Test on online fraud, provides two-factor authentication in a consumer environment.
Robust enterprise security requires more than checking compliance boxes, says Diebold CSO Adam Williams.
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SC Magazine Articles
- Long list of devices believed to be affected by NetUSB vulnerability
- Scammers target oil companies with sneaky attack
- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield breached, more than one million individuals notified
- Study: Employees acknowledge risky security behavior, continue to engage in it
- Hack of airplane systems described in FBI docs raises security questions
- Hackers exploit Starbucks auto-reload feature to steal from customers
- Study: Nearly all SAP systems remain unpatched and vulnerable to attacks
- Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission employee arrested for alleged spear phishing campaign
- Millions of WordPress websites vulnerable to XSS bug
- FireEye first cybersecurity firm awarded DHS SAFETY Act certification
- Thousands of Bellevue Hospital Center patients notified of data breach
- Study: 86 percent of websites contain at least one 'serious' vulnerability
- Investigation ongoing in reported multimillion member Adult FriendFinder breach
- Report: $19M breach settlement between MasterCard, Target terminated
- FTC gives thumbs up to companies that cooperate during breach probes