Did security vendor Cylance lean too heavily on decade-old research into weaknesses in a still-used electronic voting machine in order to get pre-election day headlines? A company spokesperson says no.
Those who embrace good cyber hygiene in their personal lives are likely to be more aware of information security on the job as well, says Steve Durbin of the Information Security Forum, who'll deliver a keynote address at Information Security Media Group's Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit in Toronto.
In mulling whether to designate the U.S. electoral system as critical infrastructure, the question arises whether those additional safeguards should focus solely on the voting process itself or be extended to other components, such as political parties.
The Petya ransomware gang says it released 3,500 crypto keys that it stole - along with source code - from rival Chimera ransomware developers. If the keys are legitimate, security firms say they can build decryption tools for Chimera victims.
How will federal banking regulators respond to growing criticism of the FFIEC's Cybersecurity Assessment Tool? A new FDIC publication leads some experts to believe no new guidance is forthcoming. Here's why.
The FFIEC's Cybersecurity Assessment Tool needs to be redesigned, as the tool's current design sets institutions up for cyber-risk assessment failure. Industry leaders say they're hopeful that change is on the way because the FFIEC is reviewing a second wave of comments about the tool's efficacy.
BankInfoSecurity announces its fourth annual list of top influencers, recognizing leaders who are playing significant roles in shaping the way banking institutions and financial services companies approach information security.
After jumping by 33 percent in 2014, the number of Americans who consider themselves IT security professionals has remained flat for the first half of 2015, according to an examination of federal government employment data. That's bad news for employers seeking IT security pros to hire.
It's no surprise that virus-wielding hackers are exploiting Internet of Things devices. Blame too many device manufacturers rushing products to market, skimping on secure development practices and failing to audit the third-party code they use.
The FFIEC says it's taking several additional steps, including updating and supplementing its Information Technology Examination Handbook, to help banking institutions enhance their cybersecurity risk preparedness. Find out the details.
In the wake of an "inebriated" government employee crashing a drone on the White House lawn, federal officials sound warnings over the potential weaponization of consumer drones. But is it anything more than a Hollywood-style movie plot?
Could too much regulatory oversight hinder cyberthreat information sharing, rather than encourage it? That's an increasing concern for bankers, who argue regulators could bog down progress in cybersecurity.
The FFIEC just issued new guidelines on DDoS risks to U.S. banking institutions. What is the substance of these guidelines, and how must banks and credit unions respond? Rodney Joffe of Neustar offers advice.
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.