Security Archives


Business Needs a Better Approach to Cyber-Crime

Digital technologies and the Internet have made it possible for hackers, thieves, spies and other cyber-crooks to unleash threats on a wider and broader scale than ever before. The results of the "2014 U.S. State of the Cybercrime Survey,"  a collaborative study by PwC, CSO magazine, the U.S. Secret Service and the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon... Read More >


The Goal of Thwarting Fraud at the World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is putting the spotlight on the growing problem of financial fraud, and it's very difficult to prevent fraud with current technology. Read More >


Protecting Your Network in a BYOD Environment

Allowing employees to use their personal mobile devices to access the corporate network can increase productivity and morale, but it also increases risks. Read More >


Insider Threats Are Hard to Stop

Just because companies are more aware of insider threats than ever doesn't mean they've figured out how to top the associated risks to their networks and sensitive data. A new report, "Privileged User Abuse & The Insider Threat," produced by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of defense and aerospace systems maker Raytheon, suggests that employees with access to privileged data (such as health... Read More >


Creepy Technology Is the New Normal

One era's creepy technology is another era's norm. There's a lot of research to show that an ongoing barrage of anything raises our "creepy threshold" over time. Read More >


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