When version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards becomes mandatory next month, merchants may need to make some changes.
Confidence that Tor can reliably provide users with anonymity on the Internet has been shattered, thanks to recent revelations. Tor alternatives do exist, however.
Recent social engineering attacks involving Dridex malware illustrate the importance of paying attention to older and infrequently used attack vectors.
Thorough documentation and clear communication can make dealing with a data breach a little less painful.
While identity and access management is a challenge for all organizations, especially global ones, panelists at the SC Congress event offered tips that can help.
Email is one of a hacker's favorite tools, so companies must be smart about thwarting email-generated cyber attacks.
To fight malware, security teams must understand it. Here are five especially nasty forms of malware.
As the Internet of Things proliferates, so too do IoT-based vulnerabilities and attacks. These three tips will help secure your IoT-enabled network.
The Shellshock flaw highlights a major security issue. Software created before mass adoption of the Internet is highly susceptible to today's security risks.
With cyber criminals increasingly choosing to target smaller companies, SMBs need to up their security game.
Why is securing point-of-sale systems so hard, and what can retailers do to improve their PoS security postures?
Protecting passwords from compromise is a challenge for IT managers, who must deal with attacks that aim to compromise systems while giving users the simplicity they want.
Social engineering is an insidious – and highly successful – method of data theft. Training users to spot it is the key to beating it.
An open source tool can mitigate risks associated with Bash shell attack.
Sysinternals' new Sysmon tool adds logging functionality to Microsoft's security toolbox. Other tools give IT administrators deep insight into the inner workings of Windows.
These nine online resources will keep security pros informed about the latest threats.
Employing the right methodology and tools are two keys to effective application security testing.
AETs are designed to evade next generation firewalls. A free tool can help security admins identify potential weaknesses in firewalls.
Microsoft Windows PowerShell and JEA simplify the process of moving from global administrator accounts to limited local accounts, a best practice in securing Windows Server-based systems.
Experts say increased automation and better analytics will help security teams overwhelmed by Big Data.
LinkedIn researchers find piles of SSL configuration flaws in mobile apps and so can you.
What does the Library of Sparta have to do with modern IT security? Military strategies are increasingly common in cybersecurity – and with good reason.
Black Hat workshop to discuss security concerns of software-as-a-service applications. Not surprisingly, uninformed users pose some of the biggest risks.
File sharing and sync (FSS) services like Dropbox can expose sensitive corporate data. Luckily, there are enterprise-grade FSS alternatives.
While BYOD still worries infosec pros, vendors like Microsoft are easing concerns by offering authentication and management capabilities.
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