Without universally availability, plan could miss smaller businesses hackers could use as an entry point to critical infrastructure companies
The FBI has reportedly briefed US bank executives on a wave of cyberattacks that have lashed the industry since last summer as part of a new policy designed to foster co-operation between the state and private sectors.
One expert suggests the move is designed to deter nations from launching cyberattacks. Another: To drum up funding support from Congress
The Czech financial sector was targeted in cyber attacks on Wednesday, with the national bank and stock exchange websites disrupted by dedicated denial of service (DDOS) attacks.
Customer service turned into customer disservice on Thursday, when a security breach at Zendesk spilled over to affect Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest users.
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Manage the complete audit lifecycle from audit universe identification and risk assessment to management/board reporting and quality assurance.
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.