A greatly enhanced variant of the powerful Mirai botnet is already infecting IoT devices even though it's operating in a test environment, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm Avira Protection Lab.
"Cybercrime is an evolution, not a revolution," says Europol's Philipp Amann, who oversees the EU law enforcement intelligence agency's annual study of the latest cyber-enabled crime trends. Ransomware, social engineering and the criminal abuse of cryptocurrency and encryption are some of the top threats.
Stop me if you think that you've heard this one before: The U.S., U.K. and some allied governments are continuing to pretend that criminals will get a free pass - and police won't be able to crack cases - so long as individuals and businesses have access to products and services that use strong encryption.
Sensitive information needs to be kept secret.
That's an indisputable fact for modern organizations, where sensitive information can include customers'
personally identifiable information, customer lists, and intellectual property.
Encryption is widely recognized as the most effective way to ensure private...
In this webinar we explore Public Key Infrastructure as a Service (PKIaaS) and how this time-tested solution will provide organizations with a secure certificate-based strategy that reduces the threat landscape. A cloud-based PKIaaS solution can reduce the complexity and expense of a traditional PKI deployment, while...
A $5 million lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against Morgan Stanley, claiming the financial organization failed to properly safeguard personally identifiable information when the company discarded old computer equipment.
Federal regulators have slapped the Rhode Island-based health system Lifespan with a $1 million HIPAA settlement tied to a 2017 data breach involving the theft of an unencrypted laptop that potentially exposed the data of 20,000 individuals. It's the largest HIPAA enforcement action so far this year.
A fully secure digital program considers both network and physical security, but that's not all. Employing a holistic approach also considers user convenience, risk mitigation, scalability and integration opportunities. Organizations whose IT and physical security teams collaborate can address the challenge of an...
The concept of "identity is the perimeter" is not new. However, COVID-19 has accelerated the transformation of workforce identity management, forcing organizations to navigate a new reality sooner than expected.
Whether or not they were prepared for it, more organizations are working remotely and utilizing SaaS...
In mere weeks, the healthcare industry was able to leapfrog ahead years in its digital transformation. But at a price to data security, which now faces new kinds of exposure. Zettaset CEO Tim Reilly discusses these vulnerabilities and the future of encryption in the healthcare sector.
Federal agencies will add a layer of security to their websites that use the top-level domain .gov. All the sites eventually will use the HSTS protocol, which ensures that a user's connection to a website is encrypted and can protect against man-in-the middle attacks and cookie hijacking.
Zoom will begin beta testing an end-to-end encryption feature in July that it plans to make available at no charge to all who use the paid or free version of its teleconference platform. It's also rolling out other new security features.
Increasingly, organizations are turning to encryption to help solve multiple security issues, whether it's protecting data, managing risk or meeting government regulations. While managing all these encryption keys can be complex, Brad Beutlich of nCiper Security doesn't believe it has to be this way.
To date, most organisations have had hard boundaries between system administrators and their software development teams, where they occasionally interact, rarely coordinate, and never collaborate. As the needs for collaboration between IT administrators and software developers - both internal and external - continue...