Symantec has completed the sale of Veritas to a group of investors led by The Carlyle Group, giving Symantec roughly $5.3 billion in after-tax cash proceeds—$1 billion less than the company originally expected to receive. [Read More]
Cyber defense will continue to make the transition from IT problem to boardroom matter. Leading companies have already recognized this and we’ve passed the inflection point towards universal acceptance.
As security professionals, it’s our job to enable business while protecting it; embracing social media is an imperative, but we also need to mitigate the exploitation of what our organizations reveal online.
After designating 2014 as “The Year of the Mega-Breach,” the security community hoped to bring awareness to the challenge of protecting customer data. As it turns out, the breaches of 2015 make the previous year’s ones pale in comparison.
Specific malicious payloads, URLs and IP addresses are so ephemeral that they may only be used once in the case of a true targeted attack. Intelligence should make you better prepared to evaluate and solve new problems that you haven’t encountered before.
Alert monitoring should entail an assessment of effectiveness and a realization that increasing volumes can't be managed by overwhelmed staff. How can your team cut through the noise and better-manage security alerts?