Ireland's Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin drew a capacity crowd for a full day of security briefings, networking, hotly contested capture-the-flag and secure-coding challenges, as well as a chance to sharpen one's lock-picking skills.
TalkTalk's confusion in the wake of its recent data breach, as well as mangling of technical details and failure to encrypt customer data, demonstrate the importance of having an incident-response plan ready in advance of any breach, experts say.
Key stakeholders representing international legal and security experts discuss strategies and frameworks to establish a cybersecure ecosystem and jurisprudence against growing threats and attacks. What is needed for them to succeed?
Discussions I recently moderated around mobile security indicate that Indian practitioners have significant doubts about the effectiveness and applicability of mobile security solutions such as MDM and others.
Here's how police and intelligence officials in Europe and the United States are collaborating to identify and disrupt the network of people that planned, supported and launched the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris.
With growing risks of data breaches, Indian security leaders say it is critical to bring the new dangers of unreported breaches to the notice of practitioners at large. What will it take to spur such action?
As more banks and government agencies stop providing free BlackBerries to employees, the beleaguered smartphone manufacturer is attempting to reboot with the launch of its first Android smartphone, dubbed Priv for privacy.
Someone green-light this drama: Sony, after suffering a massive data breach that led to the leak of personal information and embarrassing corporate emails, has agreed to a data-breach settlement worth up to $8 million.
Apple has removed hundreds of apps from its App Store for violating its user-tracking guidelines. Chinese mobile advertising firm Youmi has issued "sincere apologies" for the tracking behavior and promised to compensate affected developers.
As a result of Experian's data breach, 15 million T-Mobile subscribers are at risk from phishing attacks and fraud. But it's not clear what more T-Mobile can do to protect breach victims, says security specialist Mark James.
Cyber-insurance holds promise for enterprises looking to suitably cover risk in an unpredictable, and rapidly evolving information security landscape. Dinesh Bareja shares his thoughts on setting the groundwork.
In addition to having a dedicated individual or team responsible for privacy matters, organizations must ensure their information security and IT staffs are knowledgeable about data privacy issues, says Trevor Hughes, CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
The cyber expert panel formed by the ministry of Home Affairs late last year came up with its plan to tackle cybercrime in India. Security experts recommend that the ministry focus on state-level skill development.