With many organizations rushing to formulate their own advanced persistent threat (APT) prevention plans, recent data show that a lack of attention to systematically managing cryptographic keys and certificates is still leaving the attack door wide open.
23 May 2013
The European Union could soon consider a proposal that would give law enforcement the ability to engage in “offensive hacking,” i.e., compromise private infrastructure and systems to gather information via spyware, delete data or even take servers offline completely when there is probable cause to suspect cybercriminal activity.
16 May 2013
Smart ticketing and electronic fare sales for public transportion may not seem an obvious target for a cyber-crook at first glance, but when you consider all the credit card transactions and contactless payments flying around, e-security emerges as a big concern, particularly when it comes to the cards themselves.
15 May 2013
Infosecurity Europe has released basic figures on last month’s eighteenth annual exhibition and conference: pre-ABC audit figures show a 6% increase in visitors over 2012 to 13,200, with more than 70 new exhibitors.
15 May 2013
A Chrome extension called Downloadify allowed DRM-free downloads from Spotify’s library of 20 million songs before remedial action by Spotify and withdrawal from the Chrome store by Google.
10 May 2013
As the influx of personal mobile devices into the workplace continues apace, a new survey shows that security is both the top concern and top measure for success for enterprises implementing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs.
09 May 2013
Infosecurity magazine’s Eleanor Dallaway sits down with representatives of ISACA, (ISC)², and the ISSA at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference in London.
08 May 2013
The irony for government is that while some agencies seek total communications surveillance, other agencies are seeking perfect communications security. TIA is an example of the former; Los Alamos’ quantum internet is an example of the latter.
07 May 2013
The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the fourth revision of the government's foundational computer security guide, 'Security and Privacy Controls for Federal information Systems and Organizations', spurred on by the new normal of cloud, mobility and ever more sophisticated hackers.
02 May 2013
Eleanor Dallaway, editor of Infosecurity, interviews Mikko Hypponen and Shlomo Kramer at Infosecurity Europe 2013 in London, immediately following their inductions into the Hall of Fame.
02 May 2013