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A little over half of United States-based IT leaders and a third United Kingdom-based leaders believe it would be "easy" for an ex-employee to log in and access systems or information with old passwords.
A group of computer code experts said Tuesday that law enforcement cannot be given special access to encrypted communications without opening the door to "malicious" actors.
Cryptzone, a Waltham, Mass-based provider of application and content security solutions, has closed a $15 million Series B round of funding.
While container adoption is likely to surge over the next few years, concerns around security, certification and adequate skills remain, according to a recent survey commissioned by Red Hat.
Wikipedia will use HTTPS for all traffic to ensure users' safety and privacy. The transition will be completed within two weeks, says the Wikimedia Foundation.
Visa and FireEye announced plans to co-develop tools and services to help merchants and issuers protect against advanced cyber attacks targeting payment data.
By deploying Adallom with Dropbox for Business, customers will gain visibility into and control over company data shared and stored within Dropbox.
Bitdefender has unveiled a new technology designed to secure virtualized environments through hypervisor-level inspection.
Two memory corruption vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-2282, CVE-2015-2278) were found in the compression libraries used by almost all SAP Netweaver products
The security industry comments on the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR).

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Wade Williamson's picture
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) can provide invaluable human intelligence to nation-state attackers who are often behind the most sophisticated attacks.
Travis Greene's picture
Does it really matter if someone steals your healthcare records? What would a hacker do with that information? Sell it? To whom and for what purpose?
Alan Cohen's picture
Today’s network perimeter is increasingly not a single physical or virtual place, yet much of the industry debate is still focused on the perimeter.
Wade Williamson's picture
In light of the seemingly endless parade of high-profile breaches, it’s easy to focus on external threats, while losing sight of insider threats.
Mark Hatton's picture
In the world of security, there is often a significant difference between perceived reality and what is actually happening, and the public’s perception of security within your organization can be just as important as reality.
Marc Solomon's picture
Just as they’ve embraced other technology innovations to advance their businesses, midsized organizations need a new approach to cybersecurity that mitigates risk to valuable digital assets.
Wade Williamson's picture
By establishing an enterprise-wide context focused on key assets and user behaviors, organizations can build a unified security framework that encompasses all locations and all of their assets.
Eddie Garcia's picture
Eddie Garcia explains how to grant user permissions to a subset of data in Hadoop and limit the type of operations the user is allowed to perform.
Torsten George's picture
Massive data breaches are raising doubts about whether organizations are investing their security dollars in the right areas.
Danelle Au's picture
A data breach plan lays out the key steps and the key personnel to involve when a data breach happens, and needs to incorporate three elements.