The adversary has enormous capabilities in the cyber world, but it too is not without its vulnerabilities, and these must be exploited says Calum MacLeod.
Controls on access to data by both staff and ex-staff are lax, and even when caught, insiders stealing data get away 'scot-free' says new survey.
As the Heartbleed bug demonstrates, passwords - especially the way they are commonly used across sites - are inherently vulnerable suggests Chris Russell
There are better paths to authentication than passwords, primarily using multifactor and biometric tools, says Peter Stephenson.
The weak password policy operated by Amazon, the world's largest retailer, has been exposed after a test hack by FireEye cracked its systems.
Google has acquired SlickLogin - an Israeli start-up which has developed technology that allows websites to verify identities by using high-frequency sound waves.
Online crowd-funding website Kickstarter was hacked last week, with hackers getting access to customer data.
The danger of people relying on one single password online has been highlighted after more than 2,000 Tesco Clubcard customers had their account details stolen because they had used the same name-and-password combination before.
The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again, this time infiltrating CNN's social media accounts and online blogs.
2014 could be set to become the year of PTH suggests Calum MacLeod, VP of EMEA at Lieberman Software Corporation
Leading pen tester reveals his main security concerns for the next 12 months
Snowden has highlighted the need for staff training to ensure password sharing is prevented explains Francois Amigorena, CEO of IS Decisions
A new piece of malware is targeting regular users of Yahoo-owned microblogging website Tumblr
Polish agency warns about corporate servers being targeted
A 21-year-old UK man was charged with two counts of unauthorised computer access after pleading guilty to hacking RuneScape gaming accounts
Security experts claim that more than two million Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo user login details have been posted online.
A further three men have been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit and charged over the £1.3million KVM (keyboard video mouse) cyber theft at the Barclays Finchley Road, London, branch in April.
Almost three-quarters of IT security professionals believe their organisations will suffer a data breach in next six months.
Twitter mistakenly reset too many passwords on Thursday in response to a security incident, the company has said.