- German researchers hack Galaxy S5 fingerprint login
- Today's Approach to Security is Broken
- JP Morgan to invest £150 million on boosting cyber security
- Financial services firms to increase cyber security budgets this year, PwC claims
- Google introduces Chrome 'factory reset' pop-ups to tackle extensions hijacks
Veelasha Moonsamy wasn't sure she wanted to build her career in information security as a student, but by the time she moved from Mauritius to Melbourne to attend Deakin University it had become clear that the field offered growing opportunities and welcome challenges.
Companies in the Asia-Pacific region are well ahead of their global peers in terms of forecast spend on IT security, but many still aren't confident that their information security activities are effective, an extensive global survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers has revealed.
Business executives realise information security has significantly become a higher priority over the past two years than anticipated back then – and will continue to do grow in importance over the next two years as new technologies and human factors continue to bite, recent survey results have revealed.
“Severely understaffed” corporate IT security organisations need to concede that they can't do everything and undertake a realistic assessment of their capabilities before building partnerships with the companies that can, the global head of security operations with Verizon has warned.
A growing proportion of organisations are recognising information security as a high-level business function, according to recently released research from consulting firm Ernst & Young (EY).
How do you know your employees retain what you teach them in company-required security awareness training? You don't -- unless you regularly test their security savvy and effectively address their mistakes during post-test follow-up sessions.
A recent threat intelligence study reports widespread security vulnerabilities in healthcare organizations, many of which went unnoticed for months. In December, a developer pulled unencrypted data from a 'certified' mobile health app in less than a minute. Why is it so hard for healthcare to get security right?
As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the security trends of the year with this look at the hottest security slideshows of 2012.
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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.