Report: Young Adults Drawn to Life of Cyber Crime (PCMag)

Technologically-savvy young adults are drawn to hacking by the perceived glories of cybercrime, according to a new report from the UK's National Crime Agency. Based on discussio... More

Majority of People are Still Confused About Cybersecurity (ARC)

Pop quiz! Do you know what a botnet is? Can you spot a “phishing” attack? Is there a difference between a URL that begins with https:// as opposed to http://? Can Internet Serv... More

NSS Labs Announces Web Application Firewall Group Test Results (HITS)

NSS Labs today announced the results of its second Web Application Firewall (WAF) Group Test. A growing segment of the security market, WAFs employ a wide range of functions to wor... More

How to Build Systems that are Resilient Against Attack (Independent Security Evaluators Blog)

It is almost a daily occurrence in today’s society to read a news story about a major company or government entity becoming the next victim of a cyber attack. The security indust... More

When You Move to the Cloud, Don’t Fall Asleep on Cybersecurity: A 6-Part Checklist from IBM (TechRepublic)

After years of enterprises fearing the cloud because of security, we're now at risk for the opposite problem—companies relying too heavily on their cloud providers to look after ... More

Yahoo Breach Lessons IT Can’t Ignore (InfoWorld)

As more details emerge about how a group of four Russians breached Yahoo, it's increasingly clear that the Internet's very interconnectedness is what makes us so vulnerable to onli... More

Cybersecurity Must Go Beyond Passwords (ET)

If indeed we are operating in a "digital economy," standard security measures such as passwords are no longer sufficient to shield the underlying IT infrastructure from sophisticat... More

How to Drive Productivity Without Compromising Cybersecurity (Forbes)

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries, and it’s easy to see why when you recognize the current value of information. IT security spending eclipsed $75 billion in... More

Workplace Wearables Raise New Privacy Dilemmas for Staff, Firms (ReadWrite)

With the proliferation of wearable technology, companies are increasingly finding motivation to encourage staff to don connected devices. But on IDG’s CIO site tech writer Gary E... More

IBM, HCL to Drive Growth and Innovation in Application Security Space (Security Intelligence)

Application security is a critical component for enterprises to have a robust security posture that functions like an immune system, detecting and preventing threats wherever they ... More

Okta Sets Up Trio of Security Deals (CRN)

Identity management vendor Okta has expanded its reach in Australia and New Zealand with three new partnerships. The US-headquartered company has signed agreements with MOQdigital,... More

How Livestreaming Video Threatens the Enterprise (CIO)

When Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown broadcast his coach’s postgame locker room speech on Facebook Live last month it created a distraction and senseless contr... More

Why 2017 Will be the Worst Year Ever for Security (CIO)

Data breaches are expensive—and there’s more to the bill than the immediate costs of notifying the victims and hiring consultants and forensics investigators to find and fix th... More

How We Handle Security at Slack (SlackHQ)

Geoff Belknap, Slack’s Chief Security Officer: "Our security program is something I’m really proud of. Our team is made up of some of the most innovative and dedicated security... More

Passwords: A Long Goodbye (CIO)

The campaign to repeal and replace passwords with more secure authentication is making progress. But even those involved say it will be a long time before they disappear. Those adv... More

Report: 57% of Businesses Can’t Find Enough IT Security Pros (TechRepublic)

Corporate security demands are outpacing talent availability, according to a report released Wednesday by Osterman Research and Trustwave. More than half of businesses say finding ... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Details Global Security Operations Center Maturity Levels in New Report (eWeek)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) released its State of Security Operations Report 2017 on Jan. 17, providing insights into what Security Operation Centers (SOCs) are doing right an... More

Microsoft Azure Enhances Data Security, Compliance for Baker Hill (HITS)

Baker Hill now delivers enhanced data security, scalability and compliance support for financial institutions through Microsoft Azure. “Cloud-based solutions continue to gain mom... More

Security Major Investment for 2017 (MediaPost)

Marketing budgets increased in 2016 for the third consecutive year, per Gartner’s 2016-2017 CMO Spend Survey -- climbing 1% to 12% of company revenue, according to the poll of 30... More

How Spotify Changed Password Sharing and How the Cloud Enables It (Cloud Tech News)

Spotify — unlike Netflix, HBO, and dozens of others — handles the problem in a unique way that offers valuable features to users. The music streaming service uses real-time tec... More


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