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China-based threat actors are using sophisticated malware installed on handheld scanners to target shipping and logistics organizations from all over the world.
CyberX has raised $2 million in an initial funding round led by Glilot Capital Partners, with participation from the Swarth Group, GlenRock, and angel investor Gigi Levy-Weiss.
Joe Weiss of Applied Control Solutions, John Mallery of MIT, and Jeffrey Carr of Taia Global will hold a panel discussion at Suits and Spooks New York on where the tipping point lies for a cyber attack to turn into a catastrophe.
AIG has expanded its cyber insurance offering to include property damage and bodily injury that could be caused as a result of cyber attacks.
Healthcare organizations are still struggling with information sharing both internally and externally, participants in an industry-wide cyber-security exercise said.
Lockheed Martin will acquire a privately held Industrial Defender, a provider of cyber security solutions for control systems in the oil and gas, utility and chemical industries.
When it comes to securing a Linux machine, the answer is not installing an antivirus or some other security software. The key lies in hardening the operating system.
At the Cybertech Conference, Lockheed Martin and IBM both announced they would invest in CyberSpark R&D facilities, joining other cybersecurity leaders.
China's Internet suffered a massive breakdown as traffic was routed to an overseas site linked to the banned religious group Falun Gong -- a fiasco a cyber-monitoring group Wednesday blamed on the country's own censors.
Industry-wide cyber attack exercises (CyberRX) will examine broad and segment-specific threats targeting information systems, medical devices and other essential technology resources of the healthcare industry.

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Mark Hatton's picture
Just like football, security is a tough game and not for the faint of heart. There are threats lurking around every corner and it’s when you think you are in the clear that a blindside hit is most likely to happen.
Chris Coleman's picture
The threat intelligence space is early and still evolving and enterprise customers are still learning how best to use and action this intelligence.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
A sound network security perimeter architecture requires multiple layers of defense, up-to-date and hardened policies and controls and segmentation.
Mark Hatton's picture
The following is a list of questions that I recommend everyone ask security vendors as an initial filter.
Dr. Mike Lloyd's picture
Risk Management isn’t Just an obligation or something other executives want to see. When done right, it really works.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Chris Coleman's picture
Over the past year the buzz around tracking threat actors has been growing and in my opinion hitting the height of the hype cycle. Relying on behavior profiles alone is a great way to get an unwelcomed outcome.
Ram Mohan's picture
Despite its popularity, security issues exist with outsourcing; to avoid trouble down the road, a proactive, thoughtful and thorough approach at the beginning of the process usually helps.
Dr. Mike Lloyd's picture
Continuous monitoring is a call for maturity in our risk management and assessment processes – check that we’ve locked the doors and that the barn door is closed before the inevitable attack comes.
Shaun Donaldson's picture
When the subject of public cloud computing comes-up, it is inevitable that the concept of ‘risk’ soon follows. But the greatest risk to an organization considering public cloud is not security, it is cost.