- Seven technology predictions for 2014
- French Treasury accidentally signs SSL certificate for Google.com domains
- Hacker-built drone can hunt, hijack other drones
- Blue Cross: 840,000 healthcare records at risk after laptop theft
- The week in security: Microsoft fights NSA as shadow IT bites business
Estate agent Foxtons is allegedly investigating a possible data breach after claims it was hacked and its users' confidential details were posted online.
It's been a busy six months for security chills and spills, so here's our semi-annual update on the "biggest security snafus so far" this year.
Twist in the planned U.S. attack is to target small banks, which are unlikely to have the same level of sophistication in their defenses
A group claiming responsibility for a string of cyberattacks against several major U.S. banks over the past four months today said that it has suspended its campaign in response to YouTube's apparent removal of a controversial anti-Muslim video.
Strikes this week failed to disrupt banks' online operations -- but gave enterprises a better idea of how to tighten defenses
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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.