Ireland's Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin drew a capacity crowd for a full day of security briefings, networking, hotly contested capture-the-flag and secure-coding challenges, as well as a chance to sharpen one's lock-picking skills.
Despite near-constant warnings from law enforcement officials and the information security community, too many organizations still aren't taking security seriously, experts warned at the Irish Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin.
In a security landscape where the frenetic pace of technology has changed paradigms in ways organizations are struggling to cope with, Blue Coat's Hugh Thompson advises adopting a 'Degrees of Freedom' approach.
Just how prepared are Japanese entities for dealing with the risks from targeted attacks? What are the unique considerations and the maturity level? Trend Micro's Masayoshi Someya shares his perspective.
(ISC)Â² and the Cloud Security Alliance have unveiled a new cloud security professional certification designed to measure advanced competence. Will training for the certification help professionals gain a better understanding of cloud security?
With social engineering, phishing and a host of other attacks on the rise, the consumer remains the most vulnerable link in the fraud chain. Banks and financial institutions are helping to lead the way in education, supported by organizations like the FFIEC which recently issued new guidance on security awareness for...
A settlement finalized this past week in a class action lawsuit filed in 1997 against Tenet Healthcare for a privacy breach involving thousands of patients' paper records offers important lessons for healthcare providers today.
CIO John Halamka, M.D., a well-known blogger, says information security accounts for about half of his work at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He explains why that's the case and discusses a variety of projects, including a test of Google Glass.
In light of the critical shortage of information security professionals, organizations must strive to become a "center for security excellence" to successfully recruit the specialists they need, says analyst John Oltsik of Enterprise Strategy Group.
HIPAA compliance training can play a critical role in preventing data breaches. Learn why a medical billing company switched to a cloud-based approach to improve training accountability, efficiency and documentation.