Mobile security, advanced persistent threat and DDoS attacks on banks have been among the hottest security stories. How have they influenced RSA Conference 2013? Program Chair Hugh Thompson previews the event.
Information sharing within the financial sector has been critical in thwarting cyber-attacks. Legislation pending before Congress would help bridge the information gap among industries, says Paul Smocer of BITS.
From sophisticated malware to socially-engineered schemes, banking institutions of all sizes are under constant, multi-channel attack. How can they respond? Daniel Ingevaldson of Easy Solutions shares ideas.
Intrusion detection is challenging for most organizations, and hackers' ever-increasing skill to evade monitoring tools only compounds the problem. But Zions Bank's Michael Fowkes says big data can help.
Will 2013 be the year Congress enacts comprehensive cybersecurity legislation? If the mainstream media keeps reporting on cyber-incidents, those news stories could provide the catalyst to get Congress to act.
Malware, DDoS and mobile security aside, one of the biggest risks is organizations' lack of visibility into specific threats. Don Gray of Solutionary explains the need for actionable threat intelligence.
Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.
Federal regulators have issued draft guidance for the use of social media. What are the specific security risks? The FDIC's Elizabeth Khalil discusses how banking institutions can address emerging threats.
The White House cybersecurity coordinator, National Security Agency director and top officials from the departments of Commerce, Homeland Security and Justice have scheduled a briefing on the administration's cybersecurity policy the day after President Obama delivers his State of the Union address.