Live from PortSecurity2014 -- Washington, D.C.-based Captain Andrew Tucci, U.S. Coast Guard chief of Ports and Facilities, Information Issues and Supply Chain Security, delivered a chilling presentation at PortSecurity 2014 in Ottawa, CA that focused on the growing importance and ubiquitous nature of cyber security in all aspects of our lives. The presentation included a cataloging of very disturbing examples of actual cyber attacks by perpetrators as young as 12 years old.
Portland, OR-based Tripwire, a provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, has announced a new webcast titled “Hacking Point of Sale: Anatomy of a Mega Retail Breach.”
Atlanta, GA-based AirWatch, a provider of enterprise mobility management (EMM), has announced that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) has selected AirWatch to manage its agency wide deployment of government-owned mobile devices.
The Cambridge, MA-based Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) reports in its new Phishing Activity Trends Report that the number of phishing sites in the first quarter of 2014 leaped 10.7 percent over the previous quarter. The APWG previously reported that 2013 was one of the heaviest years for phishing on record, and Q1 2014 perpetuated that trend, posting the second-highest number of phishing attacks ever recorded in a first quarter.
As enterprises continue to move towards cloud deployments to save time, costs, and resources, they need assurance from cloud providers that their critical business data is secure.
Demonstrating its commitment to delivering secure cloud solutions, Axway, of Phoenix, has announced that it has completed an independent review of security controls for its Cloud Services organization and completion of Service Organizations Control 1 (SOC 1) report.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unanimously that police officers must obtain a warrant to search data on someone’s cell phone. Cell phone data has become an integral part of many criminal investigations.
Dell has announced new proactive security solutions designed to provide organizations of all sizes with protection for their valuable data in the face of new and increasingly sophisticated end user security threats, while continuing to meet employees’ expectations for productivity and data access.
Mountain View, CA-based Symantec has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind program, the Symantec Cyber Career Connection (SC3), to address the global workforce gap in cybersecurity and provide new career opportunities for young adults who may not be college-bound.
White Plains, NY-based Assured SKCG, the risk management and insurance advisor to alternative investment firms, has seen an increased interest in cyber liability insurance by hedge funds. These firms are responding to investor concerns, a recent SEC Risk Alert on cybersecurity preparedness, and an escalation in cyber-attacks aimed at hedge funds and financial firms.
Within the past 12 months, 4 of the top 10 largest breaches took place and 66% of the breaches took months or more to discover.
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs approved legislation Wednesday that would take a number of steps to modernize and address critical challenges to the nation’s cyber security.