Security experts share their thoughts on the "Darkhotel" espionage campaign and provide recommendations for executives who travel a lot and don't want sensitive corporate information to end up in the hands of cyber spies.
If North Korea is connected to the Sony attacks, it would be an archetypal example of such a weaker state using cyber operations to level the playing field in potential confrontations with the United States.
In resource-limited environments, every alert counts. Spear alerting is an approach that can help organizations improve their signal-to-noise ratio and make their security programs much more efficient and effective.
Was the plan by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) to create a new inter-agency working group comprised of data security regulators a reaction to the recent acceleration of nationwide data breaches?
Because of the large volume of even the highest priority alerts, analysts are not able to successfully review each event. And with a large number of false positives, analysts become desensitized to alerts and do not take them seriously.