Java security: Balancing existing testing platforms with open source solutions
In a rush to get new products out to market quickly, companies expose themselves to the risk of software failure. Java developers often turn to open source solutions to help protect themselves from risk. This new whitepaper explains how you can use your existing testing platforms alongside open source solutions to fix those issues related to both security and quality within your Java code. To download the paper for free, please click here.
DDoS and downtime: Considerations for risk management
The purpose of this paper is to start a conversation about the often overlooked risk of downtime caused by DDoS attacks and to provide sufficient content for risk managers to account for the DDoS threat as they evaluate risks to their day-to-day operations and long-term mission. To read the paper in full, please download it for free here.
Ponemon 2012 Global Encryption Trends Study
In Ponemon's recent Global Encryption Study, the organisation surveyed 4,205 information security professionals across seven countries to examine how encryption has evolved over the last eight years. The study focused on data protection priorities, budgeted expenditures for encryption and the types of encryption technologies involved, with the findings revealing some interesting insight into the relationship between encryption and its impact on the security position of organisations. To read the full report for free, please download it here.
Advanced spear phishing: The rise of industrial phishing attacks
With phishing still the most common form of attack, hackers are now engaging in industrial-scale phishing attacks that leverage sophisticated customisation and delivery techniques. Borrowing tactics from cloud computing and database marketing, this study looks at longline phishing - an advanced form of spear phishing, which has higher clickthrough and penetration rates than traditional attacks, potentially causing a higher risk to IT security departments across the world. To read the study for free, please click here.