Following data security best practice may give you a false sense of security and leave you vulnerable to potential attacks, says Absolute Software's Ryan St. Hilaire.
While companies spend big bucks on combating advanced malware, users still fall prey to email phishing scams.
Every CISO can relate to these bad security habits found in most organizations. But what can CISOs do to change them?
Annual security risk assessments and meaningful metrics are among the tools infosec pros can use when asking senior decision-makers to increase budgets.
We include a list of vendors that offer solutions that can help improve your response to security threats and data breaches.
Security shortcomings of third-party vendors are a cybercriminal's dream. So security pros should revisit how they manage vendor relationships.
Web application firewalls, an especially critical component of enterprise security, are even more effective when combined with other emerging security technologies.
Mobile commerce is a prime target for payment fraud, thanks to its novelty and complexity, according to a recent LexisNexis report.
Most IoT systems contain security vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers, a recent study found, highlighting the importance of developing secure IoT apps.
FireEye's Kevin Mandia has a few key questions for CISOs.
Why are information security risk assessments so important, and how can you make sure you get an effective assessment?
Anthem's recent data breach reveals some things Anthem did right – and some it did wrong. Other enterprises can learn from its actions.
In the wake of the Sony scandal, companies may wonder how long to retain email. Hint: The answer is not "forever."
Enterprises are finding business use cases for wearable technology, which means security teams must protect data on wearables and educate users about risks and best practices.
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.
Intrusion detection systems can be a key tool in protecting data. This primer can help you determine which kind of IDS is right for you.
The key to smart security spending is assessing your current environment and looking for opportunities for centralization, consolidation and standardization.
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.
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