IRS Could Have Done More to Prevent Consumer Information Breach

IRS Could Have Done More to Prevent Consumer Information Breach

Two of the industry’s top cybersecurity experts commented on the recent hack of the IRS online Get Transcript service to access tax information from 100,000 taxpayers. The agency admits more than 200,000 attempts were made from questionable email domains, with more than 100,000 of those attempts successfully clearing authentication. Igor Baikalov, Chief Scientist, Securonix: “According to […]

Complex IT Security Products Put Companies at Risk

IT Security Products Put Companies at Risk

New Lieberman Software survey reveals that today’s complicated IT security solutions are not being properly deployed and, for most organizations, compliance trumps security Companies are putting their customers’ data at risk because IT teams do not have the expertise or time to deploy today’s complicated IT security products, a new survey from Lieberman Software Corporation […]

120+ Cybersecurity Events for 2nd Half 2015

WIth the first half of the year nearly behind us – along with the popular RSA Conference USA this past April – there’s an exciting lineup of more than 120 cybersecurity events coming in the second half of 2015. Here’s my top pick for one hot cybersecurity event to attend each month for the rest […]

The Government Wants to Treat Everyone as a Suspect and Make us Pay for the Privilege

The Government wants to treat everyone as a suspect

The Queens Speech announced new monitoring powers “to tackle terrorism”.  This bill entitled the “Investigatory Powers Bill” has its roots in the “Communication Data Bill” (nicknamed “the Snooper’s Charter”) which the government intended to introduce in the 2012-13 Parliamentary session. The Snooper’s Charter was eventually dropped due to opposition from the Liberal Democrats. The details […]

Comments on IRS News that Hackers Grabbed Tax Info from 100,000

IRS News that Hackers Grabbed Tax Info from 100,000

Comments from Vasco and Tripwire on IRS News that Hackers Grabbed Tax Info from 100,000 John Gunn, VP, VASCO Data Security (www.vasco.com): “This attack has remarkable similarities to the Apple hack of last summer where there were a large number of successful compromises of an unsound security infrastructure that resulted in breach-like consequences. This highlights the […]

Helps Organizations Reduce Time, Cost and Risk of Migrating to Office 365

Organizations Reduce Time, Cost and Risk of Migrating to Office 365

Centrify Identity Service, Built on Microsoft Azure, Extends Office 365 Success with New Capabilities and National System Integrator Partners including Perficient Centrify Corporation, the leader in unifying identity management across cloud, mobile and data center, today announced significant feature enhancements in secure user provisioning, license management, single sign on (SSO) and mobile device management for […]

Unveils Comprehensive Security Intelligence Solution for Advanced Threat Discovery and Incident Response

Comprehensive Security Intelligence Solution for Advanced Threat

Niara Integrates Big Data Analytics and Forensics to Discover, Investigate and Respond to Sophisticated, Hidden Threats Within an Organization Cyber security startup Niara emerged from stealth today to unveil its Security Intelligence solution, the first of its kind to combine advanced security analytics and forensics to help security teams quickly surface sophisticated cyber threats within their organization. […]

Unveils Family Protector to Help Parents Ease their iAnxiety

Family Protector To Help Parents Ease Their iAnxiety

Designed Exclusively For Apple Devices, Family Protector Empowers Parents to Take Back Control of Online Activities for Children of All Age Intego, the leading provider of security solutions for the Mac, today introduced Family Protector, a new parental control product designed exclusively for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. Family Protector was created to […]