- Hacker-built drone can hunt, hijack other drones
- Malware still running rings around security tools, eThreatz testing finds
- 2 million stolen login credentials discovered for Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, other sites
- Conventional insurance may not cover cyber security breaches: Centre for Internet Safety
- Botnet snatches 2 million logins for Facebook, ADP payroll processor and other sites
LexisNexis, Dun & Bradstreet and Kroll Background America hacks raise more doubt on the effectiveness of knowledge-based authentication
Consolidation of the Defense Department's 15,000 networks expected to cut costs, as well as improve security against Edward Snowden-like leaks
Like U.S. corporations, universities are battling a growing number of cyberattacks, believed to be mostly from China
Holes in the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) summed up: 'You really don't want vulnerabilities in such a powerful service'
Apple won't provide experts with details of encryption architecture, so what it means by 'cannot decrypt"' data is unclear, expert says
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Incident handling is a vast topic, but here are a few tips for you to consider in your incident response. I hope you never have to use them, but the odds are at some point you will and I hope being ready saves you pain (or your job!).
- Have an incident response plan.
- Pre-define your incident response team
- Define your approach: watch and learn or contain and recover.
- Pre-distribute call cards.
- Forensic and incident response data capture.
- Get your users on-side.
- Know how to report crimes and engage law enforcement.
- Practice makes perfect.
I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.