Sweden has ended a seven-year rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. But it's far from the end of the legal troubles for the man whose spilling of secrets has shaped world politics.
Here are five cyber-related takeaways from FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, including his rationale on notifying Congress of his decision to reopen the probe of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and steps the bureau is taking to defend against the insider threat.
When an employee exits, it's essential to ensure their access rights don't go with them. Too often, however, organizations fail to track who's joining, leaving or changing roles, leaving them at increased risk of malicious activity.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report leads off with an interview with the co-editor of a new book, Inside Threat, who uses examples from the physical world that can be applied to the virtual world. Also, organizations fall short on offering identity protection services.
Organizations today are facing significant challenges as they adopt the latest technologies to power business success. With major shifts from physical, to virtual, to cloud having occurred in the past 10 years, architectures have changed significantly and the rate of change is not slowing down. Technologies like...
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security: A deep dive into the WikiLeaks release of thousands of documents that appear to lay open in detail the CIA's computer hacking techniques Report. Also, tackling the rise of attacks targeting the internet of things.
The exploitation of known, but unmitigated, vulnerabilities is the primary method of compromise for most threats since attackers are able to easily and cost-effectively leverage existing vulnerabilities for effective and profitable outcomes. It's time to align your vulnerability management priorities with the biggest...
When Army intelligence specialist Chelsea Manning leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, the federal government's security clearance process served as the main defense against malicious insiders. CERT's Randy Trzeciak explains how insider threat defenses have changed since then.
A report on passage by the House of Representatives of a bill aimed at toughening insider threat defenses at the Department of Homeland Security leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, analyzing the use of blockchain technology to secure healthcare data.
This ISMG Security Report leads with comments from President Donald Trump that suggest the U.S. military will take the lead in defending civilian-owned critical infrastructure. Also, how insider defenses changed since Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaks data dump.
President Barack Obama has shortened the sentence of U.S. Army leaker Chelsea Manning, who passed classified documents to WikiLeaks. The move comes as the government grapples with the nuances of data leaks.
Leading this latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: The growing momentum in Congress to establish a select committee to investigate breaches the American intelligence community has tied to the Kremlin to influence the U.S. presidential election.
How prevalent are incidents of damage perpetuated by trusted insiders within the healthcare industry? In this session, an expert from Carnegie Mellon University's CERT Insider Threat Center will share results of its more than 15 years of empirical research into incidents of fraud, information technology sabotage,...
With 100,000 new infections per day, ransomware has gotten the attention of executives, IT personnel and end users. Though not typically considered an insider threat, ransomware behaves like an insider - using hijacked identities to encrypt files on endpoints and file shares. Insiders have had broad access to data...