Insiders – The Threat Right in Your Blind Spot

Blind Spot

Best Practices to Mitigate Insider Threats – An Insider’s Viewpoint While you’re standing on the ramparts of your enterprise perimeter, scanning for bad guys, there may well be a threat right in your blind spot: Insiders. Maybe it’s someone truly malicious, like a spy. Maybe it’s someone pilfering for profit, the modern equivalent of someone […]

PDF Readers are Left Wide Open to Attacks on Private US PCs

Attacks on private US PCs

Secunia, a leading provider of IT security solutions for vulnerability management, today published its latest batch of country reports for a total of 15 countries, including the US. The data in the US report shows that unpatched, vulnerable PDF readers are a big security issue for private PC users; that 14% of PC users in […]

Launching Mobile Student ID System in West Africa to Authenticate Over 2 Million Nigerian Students

News Highlights: HID Global and Botosoft built and delivered system to help West African Examinations Council (WAEC) register and authenticate Nigerian students Mobile Student ID system helps WAEC combat identity fraud and preserve the value of an education in Nigeria Handheld mobile readers eliminate identity fraud, verify student attendance and manage rules in real-time. HID Global®, […]

Chief Information Security Officers Bear Brunt of Data Breach Responsibility

Data Breach Responsibility

Tripwire survey examines views of information security professionals at annual IT security conferences Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, announced the results of a survey of 250 attendees at RSA Conference USA 2015 and BSidesSF 2015 in San Francisco, California. In spite of pervasive vulnerability to devastating cyber attacks […]

Security Experts Comment on CareerBuilder Phishing Attack

CareerBuilder phishing attack

Experts from Lancope, STEALTHbits Technologies and Tripwire commented late on news of a security breach in which researchers discovered an interesting phishing campaign originating from CareerBuilder. Taking advantage of the notification system the job portal uses, an attacker uploaded malicious attachments instead of résumés, which in turn forced CareerBuilder to act as a delivery vehicle for […]