The SEC in 2011 issued staff guidance on disclosure obligations regarding cyber-risks and incidents. Now, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller wants the SEC commissioners themselves to provide the guidance.
American Express confirms it was hit this week by a distributed-denial-of-service attack. The hacktivist group that has targeted banks in recent months claims credit for this latest high-profile attack.
As distributed-denial-of-service attacks on banks continue, a U.S. electric utility also reportedly is a DDoS victim. Is this a sign that hacktivists are broadening their targets? Experts offer analysis.
DDoS attacks on banks have returned, and the attackers are changing their tactics and expanding their attack toolsets. How must organizations change the way they defend against DDoS? Carlos Morales of Arbor Networks shares strategies.
On the record, security experts talk about the improvements banking institutions have made in DDoS defense, and there's no doubt they have made major improvements. Off the record, they are less optimistic.