Companies wanting to share cyber-threat information with the government and other businesses should adopt the U.S. Defense Department's doctrine of information superiority, says Lares Institute Chief Executive Andrew Serwin.
On the record, security experts talk about the improvements banking institutions have made in DDoS defense, and there's no doubt they have made major improvements. Off the record, they are less optimistic.
DDoS attacks on U.S. banks and credit unions have resumed, just as industry experts predicted. Security specialist Bill Stewart says this wave is yet another sign that institutions must bolster defenses.
The private sector has a unique opportunity to respond to President Obama's cybersecurity executive order and help shape information sharing and critical infrastructure protection. David Burg of PwC tells how.
New research says more than 25 percent of consumers hit by a data breach later become victims of identity fraud - especially when payment card information is exposed. Javelin's Al Pascual shares analysis.
Balancing the customer experience with risk mitigation is tricky, says Jon Karl of Iovation. But automating customer reputation profiles can help organizations take the guesswork out of fraud prevention, and improve the experience on both sides of the transaction.
Automating governance, risk and compliance reduces vulnerabilities that can have an adverse impact on the bottom line, says Sergio Thompson-Flores, chief executive of Modulo, a provider of GRC offerings.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are not new, but they are being taken more seriously as a threat to network security and data protection, especially by financial-services, says Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security.