Survey News: 60% Of Security Pros Say Cloud Business Moves Too Fast For Security

FireMon State of Hybrid Cloud Security Survey: Lack of Visibility, Speed of Cloud Business Initiatives Hamstring the Ability to Secure and Manage Hybrid Environments  60% of respondents say cloud business initiatives are accelerating faster than security teams’ ability to secure them  FireMon today announced the results of its inaugural State of Hybrid Cloud Security Survey. The survey polled over […]

Dow Jones Loses Proprietary Info In Massive Data Leak

A proprietary watchlist of 2.4M risky individuals and corporate entities owned by Dow Jones has been exposed, after a third-party company with access left it on an AWS-hosted Elasticsearch database without a password. The indexed, tagged and searchable list includes current and former politicians, citizens with alleged criminal histories and possible terrorist links, and companies […]

Fingerprint Biometrics: The Key To Brand Differentiation

Traditional payment card issuers are under pressure. Once secure and established, they are now challenged on all sides. The digital transformation of our world lets small, audacious brands set up and trade with ease. With mere clicks they fill the screen of any smartphone or monitor, tempting consumers with innovative digital services. How can established […]

NEW REPORT: Surge In Phishing Attacks Over Encrypted Channels

Zscaler Releases Semi-Annual Cloud Security Insights Report  Leader in Cloud Security Reveals 400% Increase in Phishing Attacks in 2018   Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, announced today the release of its semi-annual 2019 Cloud Security Insights Threat Report – An Analysis of SSL/TLS-based Threats, which examines encrypted traffic across the Zscaler™ cloud from July through December 2018. The report, […]

TikTok To Pay Record $5.7 Million Settlement In FTC Children’s Online Privacy Case

 TikTok has received a record fine for allowing underage children to use the app, with the FTC revealing the Musical.ly app had 65 million users in the US, a “large percentage” of which were underage.   TikTok has reacted by requiring US users to verify their age when they open the app – this will be implemented on a trust basis […]