Infosecurity Magazine Features

Computer Says “No”: Will We Ever be Rid of DDoS Attacks?

Computer Says “No”: Will We Ever be Rid of DDoS Attacks?

With DDoS attacks reportedly increasing in size and complexity in 2014, Phil Muncaster canvasses the industry on where the problems lie and how we can respond

A Higher Law

A Higher Law

It is not wisdom, but authority, that makes a law, the saying goes. Perhaps that’s why international cybersecurity laws are so lacking, says Danny Bradbury

Cryptowars 2.0 and the Path to Ubiquitous Encryption

Cryptowars 2.0 and the Path to Ubiquitous Encryption

As government and technology companies square up once again over encryption, Tom Fox-Brewster reports from the frontline of the Cryptowars’ second coming

When Good Hacks Go Bad

When Good Hacks Go Bad

The past year brought greater mainstream press interest in cybersecurity matters than ever before. But despite the wider profile of security issues, the important messages still aren’t getting across, Mike Hine discovers

Phish Your Own Staff: Arming Employees to Beat Modern Attacks

Phish Your Own Staff: Arming Employees to Beat Modern Attacks

Social engineering has long been the preferred route for hackers, whether through the front door or using social media and email. So what better way to protect against the threat than with a bit of ‘social pen-testing’? Davey Winder reports

Outsourcing: When to DIY and When to Call a Consultancy

Outsourcing: When to DIY and When to Call a Consultancy

To outsource or not to outsource: that is the question that has been facing CISOs the world over since the dawn of time, and the question that Phil Muncaster puts to information security experts

Playing for Keeps: How Cyber-Criminals are Following the Money to Video Games

Playing for Keeps: How Cyber-Criminals are Following the Money to Video Games

The global video game market just topped $100bn in value, and cyber-criminals want a piece of it. Danny Bradbury finds out how they operate

Cyber-Warfare: Who’s Afraid of the Big Red Button?

Cyber-Warfare: Who’s Afraid of the Big Red Button?

If current online skirmishes can’t be branded ‘war’, how soon before a major global conflict unfolds, asks Tom Brewster.

A Troubled Marriage: Can Security and Privacy Happily Co-Exist in the Enterprise?

A Troubled Marriage: Can Security and Privacy Happily Co-Exist in the Enterprise?

Wendy M. Grossman examines why security and privacy find it so hard to live together in the corporate world

The Merchant of Malware

The Merchant of Malware

The Obama Administration recently released some details on its decision-making process for publicly disclosing zero-day vulnerabilities. Drew Amorosi reports.

Sizing Up the Tools of the Trade

Sizing Up the Tools of the Trade

The (ISC)² US Government Advisory Board Executive Writers Bureau (EWB) looks to help CISOs and their counterparts identify cost-effective approaches amidst the soaring price of cybersecurity tools.

Navigating the Potential Windows XP Apocalypse

Navigating the Potential Windows XP Apocalypse

To upgrade, or not to upgrade? It’s a question that each organization must grapple with. Yet, not all environments lend themselves to a move away from Windows XP. Wendy M. Grossman surveys the peril.