Global market watchdog International Organisation of Securities Commissions (Iosco) has warned that the next major financial shock - or 'black swan event' - could come from a cyber-attack.
UK and European companies in industries including automotive, finance, energy and telecoms are being attacked by new Trojan malware called 'Carbon Grabber' that steals online banking password and other credentials.
Microsoft and other online game providers also disrupted, while Sony president's plane is diverted by bomb hoax.
US and German researchers have come up with a novel way to secure the notoriously flaw-ridden Android - a framework that allows corporate and other users to rapidly add security enhancements to Android devices without having to touch the firmware or operating system itself.
Companies must think like a hacker and commit to penetration testing to protect themselves from data breaches, says Chema Alonso.
App vulnerabilities need to be thought about holistically, so the network and database in which they reside also need to be considered says Josh Shaul.
The growing impact of web exploits isn't just limited to the enterprise market and must be countered on an industry-scale, says Pedro Bustamante.