Apple's forthcoming iOS 8 includes a number of useful new security and privacy features, says Symantec threat researcher Candid Wueest. But there are missing features he'd still like to see implemented.
Finding a common theme from the Black Hat USA conference isn't easy, but a few emerged - simplifying complexity and developing community-based solutions - from sessions and discussions with top cybersecurity experts.
Cyber-historian Jason Healey contends the U.S. government does not want peace in cyberspace so it can conduct more attacks and exploitations. Instead, he says the feds should make the Internet's economic benefits its top priority.
Millions of user credentials are breached regularly - whether we hear of the incidents or not. So, why do we continue to rely on passwords? Derek Manky of Fortinet discusses authentication and data retention.
The PCI Council has unveiled new guidance for mitigating payment card risks posed by third parties. Troy Leach, the council's CTO, explains how banking institutions and merchants can put the guidance to use.
That Russian hackers may be hording 1.2 billion credentials merely reflects the insecurity of the world we live in today, says David Perry, threat strategist at the Finnish IT security company F-Secure.
Ex-Navy Secretary Richard Danzig likens society's growing dependence on IT to surviving on a diet of poisoned fruit. He says we're taking risks with critical cybersystems that ultimately can cause irreparable harm.
A new impersonation scheme is taking aim at business executives to perpetuate ACH and wire fraud, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, who explains steps institutions should take now to protect their customers.