A new Red Alert Research Report from Varonis, based on survey data from 248 information security professionals, indicates that a mere 6% of companies have automated breach detection.
Sony has finally agreed to pay the £250,000 (nearly $400,000) that UK authorities handed in January following the conclusion of an investigation into the hacking of its PlayStation Network in 2011. The incident compromised millions of users’ account details.
Small and medium businesses rarely call up security consultants asking for help in improving their incident-response program; instead, when the companies do call, they are usually panicked, in the midst of a real security incident.
Edward Snowden, the leaker of U.S. National Security Agency surveillance activities, may have changed his position about disclosing more information in the future, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday, according to news reports.
As the global netizen population has crossed two billion, cyber security experts are worried over the lack of security mechanisms online and fear that the next generation of threats could emerge out of cyberspace.
Around half of the world’s securities exchanges were the target of cyber-attacks last year, according to a paper based on a survey of 46 exchanges released on Tuesday.
No one disputes that data privacy breaches pose a serious threat to cyber safety – least of all businesses who are often the victims. But is more government red tape in the form of mandatory data breach reporting really the fix?
Hiring projections for new graduates are down (see below), and those grads who do get interviews need to focus on the basics.
Revelations of US spooks monitoring the internet have freaked out consumers so much that privacy protection software will be The Next Big Thing.
IT Masters and Charles Sturt University are offering, free, a six week online course designed to prepare students for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Security Certification that is comparable to other online courses that can cost up to $3800.