Most Recent Articles by Stephen Lawton
It might seem cliché but the biggest vulnerability companies face today is not technological; it's human. Unfortunately, not much has changed in the past half-century.
With more companies adding tools that significantly increase the data flows used to analyze network traffic, a mythology seems to have been created surrounding security analytics, Anton Chuvakin, research vice president at Gartner.
Walk around the show floor at the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco and two issues that come up constantly are the sharing of data intelligence and the dearth of talent needed to fill the growing number of information security jobs.
The perpetual tug-of-war between privacy versus security is anything but settled as consumers, vendors and their business partners wrestle with the question of the free flow of information versus locked-down privacy controls, panelists agreed at SC Congress Chicago Tuesday.
While insurance companies and corporate boards of directors debate the benefits and drawbacks to buying yet more insurance - this time cyber liability insurance - the biggest gotcha that companies will face might well lie in the dictionary rather than in the policies themselves.
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- Updated: Gmail, Yahoo email credentials among millions found on the dark web
- Report: Ransomware feeds off poor endpoint security
- Organizations need formal vendor risk management programs, study
- 75% of European SMEs staff confident in their company mobile security
- Surrey teenager charged under Computer Misuse Act over Mumsnet hack
- Bad guys jump ship to CryptXXX after TeslaCrypt authors release decryption key
- Variant of Cerber ransomware features bot capabilities that could launch DDoS attacks
- GCHQ infosec group disclosed kernel privilege exploit to Apple