This Valentine's Day, authorities are once again warning individuals to watch out for anyone perpetrating romance scams. The FTC says Americans lost $143 million to romance scams in 2017, while in the U.K., Action Fraud says reported romance scam losses in 2018 topped $64 million.
The 2019 RSA Conference offers an opportunity to learn about new concepts across all aspects of cybersecurity. One such area is "data gravity," which will be the topic of a session featuring Microsoft's Diana Kelley and Sian John. They discuss the concept in a joint interview.
What if organizations' information security practices have gotten so good that they're finally repelling cybercriminals and nation-state attackers alike? Unfortunately, the five biggest corporate breaches of the past five years - including Yahoo, Marriott and Equifax - suggest otherwise.
Fifty-four percent of survey respondents say their institutions' digital authentication measures are average or below when compared to their peers. And 55 percent rate themselves at average or below when it comes to their institution's current ability to apply the right amount of security to the right transactions at...
Many healthcare organizations are falling short in their incident response plans, says Mark Dill, principal consultant at tw-Security. The former director of information security at the Cleveland Clinic discusses best practices for keeping those programs current in an interview at the HIMSS19 conference.
The evolution of the threat landscape has dramatically increased the size of the security team's technology stack. However, a large and complex security stack with low integration and too many point products will decrease system performance and create headaches for your understaffed security team.
The Trump administration is leading a broadside against Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE. But concerns that Chinese networking gear could be used as backdoors for facilitating state-sponsored surveillance or disrupting critical infrastructure are not limited to America.
Cryptocurrency exchanges are seeing fraudsters submit doctored photos in an attempt to reset two-step verification on accounts. The ruse appears to have some degree of success, underscoring the difficulties around verifying identity on the internet.
Hackers have breached the Australian Parliament's network, although investigators say they have found no evidence that attackers stole any data. But Parliament's presiding officers said all users have been ordered to reset their passwords as a precaution.
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Banks need to work toward improving collaboration between their cybersecurity and fraud management departments to boost efforts to mitigate cyberthreats, say Scott Walters and Eric Reddel of the consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton.
In 2018, the Identity Theft Resource Center counted 1,244 U.S. data breaches - involving the likes of Facebook, Marriott and Exactis - that exposed 447 million sensitive records, such as Social Security numbers, medical diagnoses and payment card data.
As the guardians of their enterprises' ever-expanding attack surfaces,
security architects look for more effective ways to deliver threat
protection and to coordinate it with threat detection and remediation.
Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs), which typically anchor security
architectures, are the linchpins of...
IT leaders are no longer questioning whether SD-WAN can support their enterprise's digital transformation. As SD-WAN uses all available WAN services more effectively and economically, it gives users across the distributed enterprise the freedom to better engage customers, empower employees, optimize business...