American Express confirms it was hit this week by a distributed-denial-of-service attack. The hacktivist group that has targeted banks in recent months claims credit for this latest high-profile attack.
Computer networks in nations where the government has ratified international cyber-agreements have lower incidents of malware infection, says Paul Nicholas, Microsoft senior director of global security strategy and diplomacy.
Organizations outsourcing card data management to the cloud face significant security risks. How should they prioritize risks when reviewing cloud-vendor solutions? The PCI Council's Bob Russo offers insight.
Understanding big data is not the problem, say Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank. Figuring out how to use the information contained within big data in a meaningful way - that's the trick.
What's the cost to an organization when it suffers a seurity breach and breaks trust with its own customers? Jeff Hudson, CEO of Venafi, presents results of a new survey on the cost of failed trust.
Venafi has just partnered with Ponemon Group to release a new survey, "The Cost of Failed Trust". Among the key...
The motive behind the cyber-attack on South Korean banks and broadcasters was atypical, as compared to most digital assaults that involve implanting malware on IT systems, says McAfee's Vincent Weafer.
A rapidly evolving threat landscape calls for the next generation of information security professionals to have strong technical and communications skills. Security leaders highlight their top requirements.
Conventional wisdom suggests China isn't interested in disabling industrial control systems in the U.S. After all, such an act would be against its own economic interest. But is that type of thinking right?
Beyond mobile device and data security, what are the ID and access challenges facing security leaders - and how are cutting-edge organizations tackling them? CSOs Elayne Starkey and Malcolm Harkins share tips.