Instead of hacking into trading platforms, prosecutors say a gang stole confidential press releases, enabling traders to illegally earn $100 million. Security experts say it's time to review the "information supply chain."
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced charges against nine people suspected of running an international insider-trading and hacking scheme predicated on stealing confidential press releases before publication.
Gene Fay of Resilient Systems says the traditional method of solving risk issues through technologies no longer works. Instead, he says, security must be built on the foundation of an effective incident response plan.
Antrix becomes the latest in a long line of government agencies that have been hacked or defaced. What lessons can be learned from this incident, and how must agencies improve their cybersecurity posture?
'Digital India' promotes expansion of mobile services. But how secure is SMS-based two-factor authentication? Entrust's Chris Taylor shares insight on the authentication challenges security leaders must anticipate.
The PCI Security Standards Council has just released version 2 of its point-to-point encryption standard. Jeremy King of the PCI SSC explains how this optional standard can complement PCI-DSS compliance.
India has yet to experience a data breach on the scale of Sony or Home Depot. But the market is growing, and so are breach risks, says Kroll's Reshmi Khurana. How must security leaders prepare their organizations?
The Ministry of Home Affairs has instructed the Intelligence Bureau to create a cybersecurity architecture and a specialised wing to augment infrastructure. This must be immediate, practical and real, experts say.
It's still early days for mobile e-commerce in India, but with the quantum of users increasing exponentially, HDFC Bank's new mobile payments platform may be the direction in which the industry is headed.
Mobile app-based ecommerce is surging forward in India's smartphone-saturated market. After Meru Cabs' data exposure earlier in May, security experts analyze legal liability, secure development & incident response.
Five best practices noted in version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard will become requirements after June 30, with remote access and third-party risks the key focus - particularly for smaller merchants.