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Defense-in-Depth 2.0: Improving IT Agility and Optimizing Resources

Companies have amassed an arsenal of security tools to enable a defense-in-depth strategy. Best practices dictate the use of SIEM, VA, encryption, patching, DLP, MDM and other security tools - but this can create silos of controls and data. Given network, device, access and threat dynamics, how can IT be...

Document The accidental threat

The accidental threat

Some estimates show that 25 to 35 percent of employees have "inappropriate access" to data, and experts recommend that companies have strong internal controls that assume an insider attack is imminent.

News Attacker extorts coveted Twitter username in elaborate social engineering scheme

Attacker extorts coveted Twitter username in elaborate social engineering scheme

Naoki Hiroshima recently relinquished to an attacker a prized possession that he owned since 2007: a very rare Twitter username so coveted that not only have people tried to steal it, but one person offered $50,000 for it.

News Cryptocurrency mining malware discovered on surveillance DVRs

Cryptocurrency mining malware discovered on surveillance DVRs

Cryptocurrency mining malware has been discovered on DVRs that record footage taken by surveillance cameras.

News 2014 SC Awards U.S. Finalists: Round Four

2014 SC Awards U.S. Finalists: Round Four

The categories in this round of finalists include best data leakage prevention solution, risk/policy management solution, Excellence Award for best customer service, Professional Awards for certification program and training program.

News RSA 2014: Experts discuss the most dangerous new attack techniques

RSA 2014: Experts discuss the most dangerous new attack techniques

Experts discuss the most dangerous new attack techniques, which include point-of-sale malware, mobile and wireless threats, and compromise of industrial control systems.

News SNMP could be the future for DDoS attacks

SNMP could be the future for DDoS attacks

When defenses improve against DNS amplification and NTP reflection, SNMP may become the next vector for carrying out massive distributed denial-of-service attacks.

News Did an undisclosed SMF 2.0.6 flaw enable the AVAST forum breach?

Did an undisclosed SMF 2.0.6 flaw enable the AVAST forum breach?

AVAST's CEO announced on Sunday that the community forum was hacked over the weekend and roughly 400,000 users had information compromised.

News SNMP reflection DDoS attacks on the rise, researchers find

SNMP reflection DDoS attacks on the rise, researchers find

The Prolexic Security Engineering Response Team issued a threat advisory after researchers observed 14 SNMP reflection DDoS campaigns in about a month.

News Seven vulnerabilities addressed in OpenSSL update, one enables MitM attack

Seven vulnerabilities addressed in OpenSSL update, one enables MitM attack

Seven vulnerabilities were addressed in a Thursday OpenSSL update, but experts do not believe that any are as threatening as the Heartbleed bug.

Opinion The coming Internet of Things

The coming Internet of Things

We don't need to make the same mistakes of the first generation of PCs and servers, says the SANS Institute's John Pescatore.

News 2014 SC Awards U.S. Winners

2014 SC Awards U.S. Winners

The 2014 SC Awards U.S. have finally come to a close. Here's a look at those who took home a big prize!

Feature Researcher lobbies for increased security on medical devices

Researcher lobbies for increased security on medical devices

Jay Radcliffe showed how his insulin pump was vulnerable to a remote takeover.

Feature Border watch: International standards

Border watch: International standards

Despite testy relations among countries, international cyber security standards offer the promise of cooperation, Alan Earls reports.

News 2014 SC Awards U.S. Finalists

2014 SC Awards U.S. Finalists

The upcoming 2014 SC Awards U.S. in San Francisco will feature some of the most prominent names in the industry. Here's a list of the finalists for the big upcoming event.

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