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Tales of the Cyber Underground: Inside the Underground Ransomware Market Tales of the Cyber Underground: Inside the Underground Ransomware Market

With the volume of ransomware decreasing according to recent data, the quality appears to be increasing in tandem. Tom Brewster charts the evolution in the latest Tales of the Cyber Underground installment
23 July 2014

Navigating the Regulatory Waters of Information Security Navigating the Regulatory Waters of Information Security

Steve Durbin of the ISF looks back at how the regulatory framework has evolved, discussing privacy, EU and US data and security directives. Durbin provides insight and guidance into how the modern CISO can build a platform that makes implementing mandated regulatory changes easier, resulting in compliance programs that manage the business safely and soundly, well before a regulator needs to intervene
22 July 2014

Q&A: Ken Pfeil, CISO, Pioneer Investments Q&A: Ken Pfeil, CISO, Pioneer Investments

Ken Pfeil of Pioneer Investments sat down with Infosecurity’s Drew Amorosi in Stamford, Connecticut, as the two covered a broad range of topics. Highlights include Windows XP end of life, vulnerability assessment, choosing the right technology, and how to evaluate potential technology vendors.
18 July 2014

Comment: Size Doesn’t Matter in the Battle Against Cybercrime Comment: Size Doesn’t Matter in the Battle Against Cybercrime

Despite having enough resources and dedicated, generous budgets to invest in the latest security solutions, large companies often fail to adequately secure their networks. When it comes to cybersecurity, Fujitsu’s David Robinson argues, large organizations face similar obstacles as their smaller counterparts
07 July 2014

Security Vendors and Their Technology: Working Better, Together Security Vendors and Their Technology: Working Better, Together

Business can be cutthroat, but when a company’s products are enlisted in the war against cyber-threats, it’s a battle that requires allied forces. Drew Amorosi talks to one security professional who underscores why cooperation and integration are increasingly becoming the norm among the security vendor community
01 July 2014

Comment: Ethical Compromises in the Name of National Security Comment: Ethical Compromises in the Name of National Security

Support for secret systems of indiscriminate surveillance is incompatible with the ethical codes of the information security profession, as Geordie Stewart observes
26 June 2014

Comment: Bank Heists Haven’t Disappeared, They’ve Evolved Comment: Bank Heists Haven’t Disappeared, They’ve Evolved

Evidence suggests bank robberies are in decline, but Auriga’s Darren Hodder suggests the thieves may simply have hung up their balaclavas in favor of the mouse
12 June 2014

The Perfect Target The Perfect Target

As the extraordinary Target breach narrative continues to unravel, Drew Amorosi investigates exactly who and what is to blame
03 June 2014

Cyber-espionage is the “New Normal”: One on One with Mandiant’s Kevin Mandia Cyber-espionage is the “New Normal”: One on One with Mandiant’s Kevin Mandia

Mandiant’s chief executive and founder says that responding to data breaches is the best, most exciting job in all of IT security, and that you can blame China for supporting cyber-espionage when evidence supports the claim
22 May 2014

Reassessing the Value of PCI in the Target Breach Aftermath Reassessing the Value of PCI in the Target Breach Aftermath

Tim Lansdale is the head of payment security at WorldPay. In the aftermath of the Target data breach, Eleanor Dallaway met him over a coffee to talk about the value of PCI and the online payment threat landscape
21 May 2014

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