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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

Duck and Cover: Defending Against DDoS Attacks Duck and Cover: Defending Against DDoS Attacks

Denial-of-service attacks are frequently deployed, yet often organizations fail to prepare themselves against the threat. Ted Kritsonis talks to industry experts about using analytics to prevent and respond to DDoS attacks
08 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

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

Interview: Rik Ferguson Interview: Rik Ferguson

At this winter's RSA Conference in San Francisco, Eleanor Dallaway interviewed an information security researcher, a rock star, a father of three, a graduate of French, and a man whose lifetime ambition is to sell pottery in the Dordogne. Of course, these all describe one person. Infosecurity presents Rik Ferguson…
14 May 2014

Comment: Incident Response – Mitigate, Remediate and then Communicate Comment: Incident Response – Mitigate, Remediate and then Communicate

How do you handle an emergency incident, and communicate the details to management? By appointing a junior member of your team to handle this process, security analyst Bob Covello believes that incident response teams can increase their effectiveness
25 April 2014

Comment: New Approaches Needed for Database Security and Advanced Network Threats Comment: New Approaches Needed for Database Security and Advanced Network Threats

Today’s advanced threats require a smarter approach to database security that extends beyond detection and monitoring the usual attack surfaces and SQL injection techniques. This is the view from NetCitadel’s Duane Kuroda
17 April 2014

Anti-Virus: Little More Than a Team Player Anti-Virus: Little More Than a Team Player

Anti-virus is just one small part of the holistic security strategy, argues Ryan W Smith
28 March 2014

Anti-virus Lives to Fight Another Day Anti-virus Lives to Fight Another Day

Anti-virus remains a cornerstone of any security strategy, finds David Harley, as he acknowledges the contributions of anti-malware researchers
28 March 2014

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