In a roller coaster week which saw AOL report a data breach, Target appoint a CISO and all the madness around Infosecurity Europe, SC looks at all the major stories in our latest In Case You Missed It column.
Make hacking more time consuming, difficult and uneconomic if you want to deter intruders, says Kevin Kennedy of Juniper Networks.
What should businesses be doing to ensure that contractors and other third-parties are aware of the risks in security? That was one of the key questions during a panel discussion at Infosecurity 2014 in London on Thursday.
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is already entrenched in many businesses, but some IT departments are trying to regain control - and security - by opting for Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) instead.
Digital forensics speed up the digital battle against Al Qaeda indentifying what needs to be translated.
Red teaming is a relatively new type of extended pen testing used to raise the security and governance bar in major corporates, most notably financial service organisations such as banks.
If it is to truly enable businesses, security needs to look now at implications of future developments and explain them to the board in financial terms, suggests the Infosec panel on Monday.
CeBIT further sharpened its profile as one of the world's leading IT events for decision-makers, reports Roland Ackermann
I don't believe there are new security problems due to the use of the cloud - Dr. Peter Dickman, engineering manager at Google, speaking at InfoSecurity Europe 2014.
Mikko H. Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure, didn't mix his words when describing the former CIA contractor Edward Snowden and European technology companies in London earlier today.
If you fail to address the security issue, then you can lose your company bonus, quips Adrian Davies, EMEA MD, (ISC)², at the Infosecurity Europe Show 2014.
KPMG partner Stephen Bonner gave a bravura performance at Tuesday's BSides London conference that involved him wearing makeup, wigs and an electric shock device in the cause of protesting against our lack of privacy.
One of the hot topics at the Infosecurity Europe show - held in London this week - is the scale and complexity of the latest attacks against corporates.
BSides offers non-corporate alternative event to the InfoSecurity show, suggests defence replicates hackers' growing specialisations.
Troels Oerting, head of European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), spoke about the difficulties of catching cyber-criminals during his keynote speech at the Infosecurity Europe exhibition in London earlier today.
BH Consulting analyst Brian Honan and Tripwire chief technology officer Dwayne Melancon considered how IT can beat cyber-attackers in a quick-fire presentation at the RSA Conference in San Francisco on Thursday.
Speakers at this week's RSA Conference in San Francisco stressed that the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is changing - not ending.
Collaborative sharing of security data across enterprises, countries and industry sectors in a single big data store will be the future of protecting against advanced persistent threats, RSA delegates were told today.
In an age of advanced attacks and insider threats, traditional perimeter-based security just doesn't cut it, argue two leading InfoSec experts.
An interesting discussion at the RSA conference revealed that vendors often face a "double-edged sword" when tasked with disclosing software vulnerabilities.
If you have broken no law, nor failed to comply with any agreed industry standard, are you liable for the consequential loss incurred by your clients if you suffer a data breach that causes them loss?
Cryptography expert Bruce Schneier, now CTO of Co3 Systems, continued his criticism of the National Security Agency's surveillance during his well-attended talk at the RSA Conference in San Francisco today.
Hord Tipton, Ernest McDuffie and Michael Murray sit down to discuss the state of security education for young people and adults.
Security researcher - and white hat hacker - Raven Alder addressed sexism in the InfoSec world at the B-Sides San Francisco event on Monday, and said - perhaps surprisingly - that it can help and hinder attackers and defenders in equal measure.
"You suck at your job" was the Michael Roytman's controversial opening line to the audience of white hat hackers at the B-Sides event run prior to RSA San Francisco.
Baltimore-based RedOwl Analytics was named "Most Innovative Company" at the RSA Conference 2014 Innovation Sandbox event.
Christopher Soghoian, of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), concluded his speech at BSides San Francisco with the observation that developers building encryption models need to consider the US government a threat.
Richard Clarke kicked off the CSA Summit 2014 by discussing his observations about the NSA surveillance controversy.
Hackers and InfoSec experts need to stand up and become part of a wider plan to influence and reform government legislation on information security, so says Rapid 7 global security strategist Trey Ford.
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