The security of Internet-connected toys is in the limelight after toymaker VTech acknowledged suffering a data breach that affects 5 million accounts and personal information and photographs relating to more than 200,000 children.
Akamai's John Ellis talks about the quick evolution of bots and botnets, and how enterprise security leaders should deal with them now using a three-pronged approach - detection, management and mitigation.
As mobile threats have evolved, so has mobile security. What used to be the benchmark - mobile device management - today is merely the baseline. While organizations today develop mobile security maturity, they enhance not just device security, but also content, application and transaction security. Where does your...
A new U.K. government report accuses social networks of serving as a "safe haven for terrorists," inflaming what some see as tense relations in the post-Snowden era between the British government and Silicon Valley.
Until we get to a stage where we can guarantee the confidentiality of traditional identity reference data such as names, addresses, emails and favorite cat colors, we must move away from relying on this static data for authentication. Truly massive amounts of this information are stolen on a regular basis, proving we...
The breach at Target stores that may have affected as many as 40 million credit and debit card account holders is a watershed moment that could greatly raise awareness of cybersecurity risks, says privacy attorney David Navetta.
With information freely available about anyone on the Internet, ISACA's Robert Stroud says security professionals need to better monitor and control how personal information is being accessed and used.
In a speech revealing new limits on the way intelligence agencies collect telephone metadata, President Obama also announced a comprehensive review of how government and business are confronting the challenges inherent in big data.
Undeterred, two senators will try again to get their colleagues to enact legislation that they contend would better safeguard sensitive information and notify consumers of a data breach when personally identifiable information is exposed.