Static analysis can be even more effective in improving software security if it is used to create quality metrics.
What are your options, if any, for mitigating security risks of continuing to run Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft ends extended support in July?
Sharing intelligence on security threats is an old idea getting new cred, thanks to Facebook's new Threat Exchange. But how well do such exchanges work?
While organizations' use of Hadoop has become more sophisticated, associated security practices have not kept pace.
Most IoT systems contain security vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers, a recent study found, highlighting the importance of developing secure IoT apps.
Determining costs of a data breach is a complicated, but important, exercise. It may help convince executives to increase security spending.
Business travelers are an attractive target for hackers. Here's how to protect yourself when you are on the road.
Confidence that Tor can reliably provide users with anonymity on the Internet has been shattered, thanks to recent revelations. Tor alternatives do exist, however.
Apple Pay and other emerging mobile payment methods like Google Wallet possess potential security vulnerabilities, yet they are more secure than credit cards.
The Shellshock flaw highlights a major security issue. Software created before mass adoption of the Internet is highly susceptible to today's security risks.
While biometric authentication and other password alternatives abound, traditional passwords remain the go-to method of authentication due to low cost.
While mobile device management is often found at companies with big workforces, it can also help small companies with their mobile initiatives.
A fork of TrueCrypt's code, VeraCrypt strengthens the open source encryption software's transformation process and addresses other weaknesses.
TrueCrypt will stay alive, thanks to devotees who are forking the encryption program's code. 'Cleaned up' code will get a new name, CipherShed, and a different open source license.
Israeli security startup ThetaRay promises to detect zero-day attacks, hidden APTs and other threats in seconds by simultaneously analyzing all security and operational data sources.
Massachusetts' Needham Bank enjoys a bevy of benefits thanks to its mobile device management system.
Experts believe the Internet of Things will be highly insecure, at least in the early days.
Mobile device management (MDM) can help enterprises minimize security risks associated with BYOD. Here is what you need to know if you plan to purchase an MDM system.
When developers of the TrueCrypt disk encryption program warned the open source project was insecure, it left users hanging. Fortunately, there are TrueCrypt alternatives.
Hackers are increasingly using DDoS attacks as a kind of 'smokescreen' that helps them carry out data breaches.
Anti-malware software can't spot all malicious code. Is isolating end-user tasks through virtualization a better approach to security?
A managed security service provider (MSSP) is a good option for cloud security, say experts.
Static analysis tools can help software developers produce more secure applications. Here is what you need to know when evaluating such tools for your organization.
User passwords are often a weak link in the corporate security chain. How can security pros make users adhere to strong password policies?
Bitcoins have the potential to revolutionize business payment transactions. But they also have some security shortcomings. Here are 10 tips for keeping Bitcoins secure.
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