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
On Friday 26 April 2013, some 50 million of LivingSocial's 70 million registered users learnt that they must reset their passwords following the latest large scale online password theft.
29 April 2013
The purpose of security is to protect data from unauthorized people. Unfortunately, according to research released today, it sometimes also makes it too difficult for authorized personnel to access.
17 April 2013
Web hosting provider Linode has been hit with a zero-day attack that compromised its database, including credit card numbers, parts of the source code and passwords. In a security notice the company said that it has instigated a full password reset for all accounts in the wake of the hit.
16 April 2013
Online gaming – set to be a $45 billion industry by 2017, according to Juniper Research – is an obvious and lucrative target for would-be hackers and thieves, prompting purveyors of such services to erect an ever-evolving layered security perimeter for players. However, a new report has identified a fundamental flaw in the user interface that offers a hole in the fence.
16 April 2013
secunet Security Networks is one of Germany's leading providers of IT security services. Specializing in the protection of classified/sensitive information, the firm works closely with customers to develop and implement high-performance products and state-of-the-art IT security solutions.
12 April 2013
Gaming platforms, from the Sony PlayStation Network data heist to a break-in of the Gamingo platform one year ago are sporadic but compelling targets for hackers, thanks to their ability to touch so many users at one time. The latest gaming victim is the online multiplayer game, The War Z, which has been taken offline after the compromise of thousands of user accounts.
03 April 2013