In an exclusive interview, IBM Security GM Mary O'Brien talks with ISMG about her first year in this role, addressing the skills crisis, application security, the cloud and how to defend against cyberattacks.
If you had to guess what day of the week a hacker will hit your organization, the answer might seem obvious: Hackers prefer to strike on Saturday. And a review by Redscan of cybersecurity incidents reported to Britain's privacy regulator before GDPR took effect confirms it.
Too many organizations continue to approach security with a "perimeter defense" mindset despite enterprise networks long having moved past on-premises data centers to myriad cloud services, says Ajay Arora of Vera Security.
Verifications.io, a self-described "big data email verification platform," has suffered a massive breach. Security researcher Bob Diachenko said he discovered the site was exposing 763 million records.
Citrix Systems is investigating a suspected hack attack, resulting in the theft of business documents, after being tipped off by the FBI. The breach alert follows Citrix recently disclosing that in late 2018, hackers breached some of its customers' accounts via credential-stuffing attacks.
The traditional information network is undergoing radical change, and so is the approach to network security. Jesse Rothstein of ExtraHop discusses the present and future of enterprise network security.
To help ensure that their sensitive data cannot be exfiltrated, some organizations have adopted data diodes, which are hardware devices designed to provide a one-way link to stop exfiltration or block remote attackers, says Mike Timan of Owl Cyber Defense.
The network is much more than just the sum of its endpoints, and the imperative to secure everything has led to detection and response emerging as a top priority for many organizations, says Chris Morales of Vectra Networks.