Research

How to Prepare for the Coming 5G Security Threats (Security Intelligencer)

Over the next few years, the pace of business will accelerate exponentially. 5G will enable the future enterprise technologies everyone is predicting and waiting for: fleets of sel... More

Big Data is Causing a Surge of Data Breaches – Here are Some Solutions (SDC)

Data breaches can happen at multiple levels. Among a recent surge of data breaches, the ones with the greatest publicity are usually those affecting prominent websites or online se... More

How AI Can Help Stop Cyberattacks (WSJ)

As corporations struggle to fight off hackers and contain data breaches, some are looking to artificial intelligence for a solution. They’re using machine learning to sort throug... More

Crowdsourcing the Hunt for Software Bugs is a Booming Business – and a Risky One (MIT Tech Review)

More and more large companies like GM, Microsoft, and Starbucks, are now running “bug bounty” programs that offer monetary rewards to those who spot and report bugs in their so... More

Fraud a Growing Problem for Music Streaming (Variety)

Twitter’s recent housecleaning of some 70 million fake and automated accounts illuminates just how pervasive audience manipulation has become in the digital era. For Twitter, the... More

NSS Labs Honored for Achievement in Innovation (CDSA)

NSS Labs has been selected as a winner of the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America award, which recognizes innovative private technology companies in the region. This is the seco... More

What Comes After Passwords? (WSJ)

What will life after passwords look like? For many companies, the goal is for the authentication of customer and employee identities to be nearly invisible, taking only a second as... More

HITS Spring: IBM Security Lead Stresses Preparedness

Recently, Doug Lhotka, executive cybersecurity architect for IBM Security, sat down for a meal with a dozen CISOs, and picked their brains about what the biggest threat to their or... More

Salesforce Names Finch As Its Data Protection Officer (MediaPost)

Salesforce has named Lindsey Finch as its data protection officer in preparation for the arrival of the General Digital Protection Regulation on May 25. She already holds the title... More

Cyber Insurance Can Reshape the Way Organizations Do Security for the Better (IA)

The cyber landscape in 2018 is a chaotic and dangerous place. From state-sponsored hackers to financially motivated cybercrime gangs and negligent data loss, risk is everywhere and... More

AI for Fraud Detection: Beyond the Hype (SAS Blog)

The financial services industry has witnessed considerable hype around artificial intelligence (AI) in recent months. We’re all seeing a slew of articles in the media, at confere... More

Spotify Buys ‘Cover Song’ Licensing Firm to Tackle Copyright Risks (Reuters)

Spotify has acquired Loudr.fm, a San Francisco-based provider of licensing technology to help it to locate songwriters and pay them royalties they are due. The acquisition helps ad... More

NSS Labs Initiates Group Test Coverage of the Endpoint Detection, Response Market (CDSA)

NSS Labs today announced that it is expanding on its strong foundation of point-in-time testing and continuous security validation with the introduction of the Endpoint Detection a... More

Blockchain Roadblocks Hinder Content Protection (IW)

Blockchain platforms promise to help content providers solve thorny digital copyright ownership issues, but whether the technology can ever live up to its potential remains to be s... More

Combating the Rising Threat of Malicious AI Uses (IM)

A group of academics and researchers from leading universities and thinktanks – including Oxford, Yale, Cambridge and Open AI – recently published a chilling report titled, The... More

Three Areas to Consider in Order to Build a Strong Cybersecurity Strategy in 2018 (Forbes)

Each new year should begin with a review of your organization’s current and desired security posture. If the current processes and systems are not robust enough to withstand the ... More

Kroll Report: Fraud, Cyber, Security Incidents Reach All-Time High (Retail Dive)

This was the first time in the 10-year history of the Kroll Report when information theft, loss or attack was the most prevalent fraud. It was cited by 29% of respondents, up 5 poi... More

Microsoft: We’re Developing Blockchain ID System Starting With Our Authenticator App (ZDNet)

Microsoft has revealed its plans to use blockchain distributed-ledger technologies to securely store and manage digital identities, starting with an experiment using the Microsoft ... More

Severe Workforce Shortage on the Horizon for Cybersecurity Job Market (CSO)

The global cybercrime epidemic - predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021 - is creating an unprecedented shortage of cybersecurity workers. These 10 facts, figur... More

NSS Labs Shares 2017 Next Generation Firewall Group Test Results

NSS Labs has announced the results of its Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Group Test, testing 11 products from 10 market-leading vendors, in the key areas of security effectivenes... More