BITS, the technology policy division of The Financial Services Roundtable, on Thursday released a new report created to help financial firms understand the risks of malicious code. The paper describes the evolution of malware, how the criminal marketplace functions, popular vectors for attack and recommended countermeasures. The paper concedes that preventive controls are not good enough to stop today's advanced attacks. As a result, organizations should also consider implementing change management, anomaly detection, network access control, breach response protocols and vulnerability management.
There are many ways to do DevSecOps, and each organization — each security team, even — uses a different approach. Questions such as how many environments you have and the frequency of deployment of those environments are important in understanding how to integrate a security scanner into your DevSecOps machinery. The ultimate goal is speed […]
It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but security awareness is about much more than just dedicating a month to a few activities. Security awareness is a journey, requiring motivation along the way. And culture. Especially culture.That’s the point Proofpoint Cybersecurity Evangelist Brian Reed drove home in a recent appearance on Business Security Weekly.“If your security awareness program […]
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