Security

PwC Study Finds Greater Trust In Cloud, More Security Spend (Dark Reading)

A new global study shows a rise in security spending and in privacy and security awareness training programs. The 2017 Global State of Information Security Survey, conducted by PwC... More

Let’s Get Serious about IoT Security (CIO)

No one doubts anymore that internet of things (IoT) devices pose a huge security threat, as a recent massive IoT-fueled DDoS attack made clear. But what many enterprises have yet t... More

What CIOs Need to Know About Open Source Forking (CIO)

Picture this: Your company is ticking along nicely, making use of a reliable and well-engineered piece of software to support some important business process, when suddenly it beco... More

Expert System’s Cogito Risk Watcher Selected by KMWorld as a Trend-Setting Product of 2016 (HITS)

Expert System announced that KMWorld has selected the company's Cogito Risk Watcher as a Trend-Setting Product of 2016 and is among the products being featured in the September 201... More

Capgemini Launches a New Generation of Multi-Tenant Managed Security Operations Center Services (DataQuest)

Capgemini has announced the launch of a new generation of Managed Security Operations Center (SOC) services, housed in India, in collaboration with IBM Security. Organizations are ... More

6 Reasons Hackathons Are Good For IT (InformationWeek)

Companies have a variety of options for building camaraderie. And while lavish parties or paintball outings may suit some organizations, IT groups should give serious consideration... More

How Analytics Can Help Boost Mobile Security and Productivity (Information Age)

Security is critical to any IT initiative in the workplace, especially mobility. However, when it comes to putting in place an effective enterprise mobility system, too many organi... More

NSS Labs: Performance and Security a Must in Data Centers (DataCenterNews)

NSS Labs has recently released its Data Center Intrusion Prevention System (DCIPS) Security Value Map (SVM) test. Also released is the company's Comparative Report series, evaluat... More

Making IT Secure – Why Employee Education on Business IT is Crucial (Information Age)

CIOs today are confronted with an ever-evolving IT landscape, which brings opportunity and risk in equal measure. For every new device which enables enhanced productivity and the a... More

Gotta Catch ‘em All? Why Pokémon GO is a Security Risk to Your Company (ITProPortal)

It’s undoubtedly a hugely clever concept, combining personalised interactivity with an existing, massively popular concept and character set. So it’s no surprise that Pokémon ... More

NSS Labs Announces 2.0 Version of Its Cyber Advanced Warning System (HITS)

NSS Labs has announced the version 2.0 release of its Cyber Advanced Warning System™ (CAWS), a 24/7 real-time security instrumentation service that provides a forward-thinking wa... More

NBC Universal Scores Patent to Detect and Target Pirates (TorrentFreak)

Over the past several years various anti-piracy tools have been deployed. Nonetheless, piracy is still very much alive today with hundreds of millions of people sharing infringing ... More

AI is Coming, Prompting New IT Security Concerns (Datanami)

Intelligent, often autonomous, systems are making headway in the datacenter as developers seek to offload manual processes and move beyond traditional approaches like prescriptive ... More

IBM’s Watson Has a New Project: Fighting Cybercrime (Wired)

IBM’s Watson supercomputer hardly needs any more resumé-padding. It’s already won Jeopardy, written a cookbook, and dabbled in revolutionizing healthcare. The next stop in its... More

Wipro Ventures Takes Stake in Cybersecurity Startup (Times of India)

Wipro Ventures, the $100-million venture capital arm of India's third largest software exporter Wipro, has invested an undisclosed amount for a minority stake in Silicon Valley-bas... More

IT Pros Fear Encryption Backdoors (IW)

Amid federal and state bills written to weaken computer security by mandating backdoors that bypass encryption, IT pros are alarmed at the prospect of security made insecure, accor... More

Akamai Partners with Wounded Warrior Project to Improve Web Security (HITS)

To continue to evolve its networking solutions and improve its network security infrastructure for the ever-changing marketplace, Wounded Warrior Project® announced its recent col... More

Obama Names Cyber Experts To New Anti-Hacking Panel (Fortune)

The chief executive of MasterCard, the former head of the National Security Agency and officials from Microsoft and Uber will join a commission to strengthen U.S. cyber defenses, t... More

CenturyLink Enhances Managed Security (LightReading)

CenturyLink, Inc. has announced it has enhanced its Managed Security Services Suite with the addition of five integrated security monitoring and analysis services that help organiz... More

DDoS Attacks Surge in Q4, says Akamai (ZDNet)

Distributed denial of service attacks are accelerating with many incidents repeating, according to Akamai. These attacks, DDoS for short, involve multiple compromised systems that ... More