About 10 percent of the email credentials of all those employed at Fortune 500 companies have been leaked on the dark web, according to a new study.
Just two months after the car-sharing service admitted to covering up a breach that exposed sensitive information on 57 million customers and drivers, a security researcher has discovered a flaw.
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has had a lot of explaining to do after an employee pushed the wrong button during a test and pushed out an alert warning residents that a ballistic missile was headed their way.
Continuous learner, persistence, curious and perceptive are among the top traits sought by employers when appointing a cyber-security professional as Doug Olenick reports.
In this month's In Case You Missed It we look at German steel hack; crypto-currency miners; Tesco hack roundtable; IT pros holiday woes.
Given the widely publicised skill shortages, it should come as no surprise to find no unemployment in cyber security.
A hardware manufacturer may soon be sued by employees who claim the employer did not do nearly enough to protect their data.
Research shines spotlight on paucity of training on cyber-security issues
Give your new graduates mentoring support and challenge them, rather than just giving them menial tasks if you want to attract and retain the best says Dr. Scott McVicar.
With the increasing number of contractors being employed by organisations, it's vital that their access rights are regularly reviewed, says Paul Trulove.
"10 percent (of information security staff being women) is appalling and we should be shocked at that," delegates were told at RSA, with suggestions made as to how the imbalance might be fixed.
Despite information security being a stable and growing profession with many career opportunities, the skills shortage is biting businesses hard.