Despite near-constant warnings from law enforcement officials and the information security community, too many organizations still aren't taking security seriously, experts warned at the Irish Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, cybersecurity expert Brian Honan argues that now is not the time to make snap public policy decisions that attempt to promote or restrict either cryptography or surveillance.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor data sharing agreement is invalid because the United States has failed to safeguard Europeans' privacy rights. Legal experts say the judgment is a direct response to Edward Snowden's revelations.
Security experts trace many of the world's cybercrime attacks to Russia. But Russian authorities never extradite suspects, and they allow hackers to operate with impunity - if they play by some ground rules.
What does an organization do when it cannot afford to fund a full-time C-level security leader? Enter the virtual CISO, a growing service offering in India. Experts discuss the business value and benefits.
An NSA map that shows nearly 700 cyber-assaults on computers at American military installations, government agencies, businesses and educational institutions raises the question of whether the e-spy agency should have shared some of that information.
RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan kicked off in Singapore with some power-packed keynote sessions by security leaders. Here are some of my first impressions about the tone set for the event and the days to follow.
The Ashley Madison dating website hack and threatened data release is a perfect illustration of the perils - and promise - of our Internet-connected, hacktivist age, whether it comes to online dating or the Internet of Things.
Outrage has erupted in Britain after a London police helicopter crew tweeted a photograph of well-known comedian Michael McIntyre as he was about to cross the road. Has the British surveillance state run amok?
The new chief executive of the Center for Internet Security, which operates the Multistate Information Sharing and Analysis Center, sees mutual cooperation among enterprises as a way for organizations with limited staff to address critical IT security problems.
Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new, advanced persistent threat - inside its own networks. Dubbed Duqu 2.0, the malware has ties to Stuxnet, and was used to target Iranian nuclear negotiations, researchers say.
Caffeine junkies are up in arms over reports that criminals have been targeting their Starbucks account balances. But the real story is poor password-picking practices by consumers, and Starbucks' lack of multi-factor authentication.