Phishing represented more than half of the 107,439 cyber incidents compiled by the U.S.-CERT for fiscal year 2010 from federal, state and local governments, commercial enterprises, American citizens and foreign CERT teams.
RSA executives haven't been commenting publicly since the security solutions vendor revealed last week it had been victimized by a sophisticated cyberattack aimed at its SecurID two-factor authentication product. But weeks before the hack, I spoke with RSA Chief Technology Officer Bret Hartman about advanced...
Fraud, risk management emerging technologies -- these issues know no boundaries. That's why we're launching a series of new international BankInfoSecurity sites to draw proper attention to local issues that impact the global banking industry.
"This is not a record of success; whatever we are doing is not working," says James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. "As a nation, despite all the talk, we are still not serious about cybersecurity."
Key U.S. IT networks remain vulnerable to attack, undermining confidence in the nation's IT systems and the information collection and sharing process, Homeland Security Deputy Undersecretary Philip Reitinger and other officials say.
Until the IRS corrects the identified weaknesses, its financial systems and information remain unnecessarily vulnerable to insider threats, including errors or mistakes and fraudulent or malevolent acts by insiders, GAO auditors says.
Roundup of news and insights from the National HIPAA Summit, including the announcement that state attorneys general soon will receive training on how to file federal civil lawsuits for HIPAA violations.
"Today's risk management professionals really need to take a strategic view of managing risk to be relevant in achieving the organization's expected outcome," says Philip Alexander of Wells Fargo Bank.