Speaking about his role as managing director, business information security, at financial giant State Street, TJ Hart says, "I wake up nervous, and I go to bed nervous." But he channels that energy into trying to better understand the threat landscape and use that data to make better business risk decisions.
The annual IRISSCOM cybercrime conference in Dublin aims to give attendees "an overview of the current cyberthreats facing businesses in Ireland and throughout the world" and how to best defend themselves, organizers say. Here are visual highlights from the conference's latest edition.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including why security teams are still unprepared for cyberattacks over weekends and holidays, which experts warn is when attackers love to strike.
The findings from a penetration test can help you identify risks and gaps in your security controls. Charles Gillman offers tips to maximize the value of your next pen test and, in the process, deliver better results.
Chinese threat actors may increasingly look to steal sensitive, encrypted data in hopes of decrypting it with quantum computing technology in the years ahead, according to a new report. Researchers say Chinese threat actors may target government, business and academic data with long-term value.
"Garbage in, garbage out." That's a fundamental problem with traditional application security management, which lacks both context and automation. But Idan Plotnik, co-founder and CEO of Apiiro, proposes a new approach to application risk management.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of how cybercriminals are turning to cryptomixing services to conceal the proceeds of ransomware activities from law enforcement officials. Also featured: Criminals exploit a misconfigured FBI server and the future of zero trust.
Ari Redbord of TRM Labs, who has had an extensive career in law enforcement, points out that 2020 was a pivotal year for putting cybersecurity on the agenda throughout the government. He discusses securing cryptocurrecy, the blockchain and other elements of the "digital battlefield."
Join this webinar to hear Steve Hunt, a senior cybersecurity analyst at Aite Group, outline why attackers have been successful, decisions that have created weaknesses, and why common security efforts have been insufficient in preventing attacks using advanced techniques.
In this session Akamai will share some of the research and insights into the tools, tactics, and techniques attackers are using to launch their malicious onslaughts while remaining under your defensive radar.
Attackers are innovating constantly to try to increase their success rates as they work to evade detection and mitigation technologies in the kill chain. But the future isn’t just more and more attacks.