Assessing and Managing Risk
Threats and Vulnerabilities
Roundup: A new report may explain China's cyber targeting of health insurers. Plus, malware activity shows a big rise at year-end; more software vulnerabilities were reported.
Microsoft's Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense was designed to make hotspot sharing easy, but experts debate if the security risks are real and whether the new feature offers substantial benefits and relative safety.
When it comes to state-sponsored attacks infecting mobile devices, do users have any chance of tracing the attack? Expert Nick Lewis offers some answers.
Docker Content Trust offers improved container security through code signing. Expert Dan Sullivan explains why this matters for enterprise cloud users.
The EU and U.S. agree on Privacy Shield as the replacement for the Safe Harbor framework for transatlantic data flows, though questions remain over privacy protection details.
There are two new Microsoft Azure security features. Expert Rob Shapland breaks down how they aim to boost cloud security for enterprises.
Drive-by financial malware Fobber is the evolution of the popular Tinba -- with better encryption, a newer format and a focus on the Netherlands.
Heimdal Security researchers have found new cases of the nesting-doll financial malware, while Fortinet researchers peel back the layers to reveal its surprising intricacies.
A new Symantec report shows a significant fall in banking malware infections in 2014, but the company warns that malware remains a threat to financial firms.
Smartphone and tablet use in the enterprise can help boost productivity, improve employee satisfaction and lower costs. However, it is also fraught with risk. Expert Lisa Phifer discusses the risks and rewards of going mobile in the enterprise.
Bring your own device has a number of inherent security challenges. Expert Lisa Phifer explains how a mobile device management product can help your enterprise conquer BYOD risks.
Cloud-based data loss prevention can be a worrisome option for some. Kevin Beaver explains how to measure the risk vs. reward of cloud-based DLP.
India is moving towards a digital future with dreams of smart cities, but Indian IT companies seem to be unconscious to the need for data security
Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaom is to set up a datacenter in India to allay fears over data security raised by the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Detecting fake websites needs to be part of all companies' security strategies, according to security and domain name experts.
Chair of the Health and Social Care Information Centre Kingsley Manning plans to leave his job, making it the second high-profile NHS IT departure in the past few months
Former Paddy Power CIO aims to bring IT development work back in-house and use technology to improve customers’ betting experience
Dutch bank is widening its social media-based channels by communicating with customers using Snapchat