The Black Hats Keep Striking

Posted : 07-08-2014

Cybercriminals are expanding their targets and their means of attack, according to Trend Micro's Q1 report, "Cybercrime Hits the Unexpected." Among the developments: New and modified online banking malware continues to thrive, striking different targets in Q1 2014. Likewise, mobile malware and high-risk apps are on a... Read More »

Why Some Industries Are Better at Security

Posted : 06-27-2014

A new study says the finance and utilities industries are the most secure, and that retail and health care lag in security effectiveness. The report, "Will Healthcare be the Next Retail?' by BitSights Technologies, analyzed security ratings for S&P 500 companies in these four industries from April 2013 through March... Read More »

Nine Security Best Practices You Should Enforce

Posted : 06-18-2014

Eighty-nine percent of security breaches and data loss incidents could have been prevented last year, according to the Online Trust Alliance's (OTA's) "2014 Data and Breach Protection Readiness Guide." In the interest of helping enterprises protect themselves, their data and their customers, the OTA has been publishing... Read More »

10 Things You Need to Know About Data Theft

Posted : 06-09-2014

A new Trustwave report analyses the behavior of cybercriminals and details the type of information they target most, industries most compromised, how break-ins often occur, malware trends and other critical components of breaches that affect the enterprise. Security firm Trustwave Holdings, Inc. conducted the "2014... Read More »

10 Things to Know About the Cost of DNS Attacks

Posted : 06-05-2014

The top challenge most organizations face in protecting networks against Domain Name Service (DNS)-based attacks is the cost of security solutions. Infoblox, a network control solutions firm, recently sponsored a survey on DNS protection which shows that many organizations hesitate to adopt new security solutions because... Read More »