New focus for anti-fraud pros: Cloud computing providers whose employees may steal or harm customer data they host. Experts from Carnegie Mellon University's CERT Insider Threat Center offer prevention tips.
Insider threat case study: Dawn Cappelli tells how three individuals quit their jobs at a law firm, then used a free cloud service to sabotage files containing proprietary client information from their ex-employer.
Former federal prosecutor Kim Peretti understands international crime investigations. And she calls the arrests in the $45 million global bank heist "a victory for us." What lessons can investigators draw from the case?
The OWASP Top Ten list of security risks was created more than a decade ago to be the start of an industry standard that could bootstrap the legal system into encouraging more secure software. Here are the 2013 updates.
A 143-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average proves the power of social media and the havoc it can cause when an account gets hacked. It's time for social media companies to tighten the authentication process.
The UK government pledges at Infosecurity Europe to help businesses improve cybersecurity. But it's going to take more than vouchers and training to address Europe's top threats to security and privacy.
The Boston Marathon tragedy is yet another reminder to organizations to develop alternative ways to communicate with employees during such emergencies. Otherwise, they could put their organizations' continuity plans at risk.
E-mail authentication foils phishing, but authentication is only effective if every partner in the chain adopts it. John Carlson and Andrew Kennedy of BITS explain how institutions can improve e-mail practices.
Attacks against Facebook, Twitter and other organizations over the past few months should send a message to business owners that they need to better fund cybersecurity, IT security expert Mischel Kwon says.
Understanding big data is not the problem, say Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank. Figuring out how to use the information contained within big data in a meaningful way - that's the trick.