Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
Leaders at four security technology companies say the recent distributed-denial-of-service attacks against 10 U.S. banks highlight the need for new approaches to preventing and responding to online outages.
When it comes to fighting DDoS attacks, institutions must understand the threats against them, says Bill Wansley of Booz Allen Hamilton. Varying attack vectors require different modes of detection and prevention.
Website outages at leading U.S. banks have garnered global attention. But how concerned should European institutions be that they could be the next targets? A London-based security expert shares insight.