The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is taking steps to have more cloud service providers serve the government. But are the security requirements too tough for smaller players to achieve?
CA Technologies has announced plans to snap up application security testing vendor Veracode for $614 million cash, to offer SaaS-based application security testing. The move signals that secure coding - and agile-inflected DevOps - is hot. But will it come in time to secure the internet of things?
In the wake of a year of attacks waged against banking institutions by Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, the FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson and the ABA's Doug Johnson say the need to regularly update DDoS preparedness is a critical lesson learned.
Cyberthreats, including distributed-denial-of-service attacks, are growing worldwide. So FS-ISAC is expanding its information sharing efforts internationally to help financial institutions counter the threats, says Bill Nelson, the organization's president.
If everyone supports the idea of sharing cyberthreat information, then why is information sharing so difficult? Shawn Henry, a former investigator with the FBI, tells how organizations can clear their biggest hurdles.
Online attacks aimed at major U.S. banks have helped to heighten industry cooperation and information sharing. But experts say not all attacks are equal, and understanding the motivation behind the attack is key.