Account takeover techniques are getting more sophisticated; new "account checkers" are helping hackers automate their processes. The trend is just one more reason why we need advanced forms of authentication.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel sees significant savings in continuous diagnostics because the automated approach to identifying systems vulnerabilities could replace costly checklist compliance reporting.
In the wake of Arbor Network's recent discovery of a new botnet that's brute-forcing passwords on WordPress sites, security experts, including Nick Levay of Bit9, recommend beefing up password security on web applications.
Microsoft touts new security features built into the Windows 8.1 Enterprise operating system. But are they enticing enough to win over organizations that are reluctant to upgrade from older OS versions?
The malware attack that infiltrated Harbor Freight Tools' network could prove to be one of the biggest retail breaches this year, experts now say. Learn why card fraud linked to the attack is expected to grow.
While user education is valuable, needed and helpful, there is one problem with this approach - it only partially works, and partially working is simply not good enough, security expert George Tubin contends.
A judge finds WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy but convicts him on other charges. How will the mixed verdict sway NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision on whether to remain on the lam?
By being transparent, federal government agencies can minimize public concern that government monitors individual speech and action on social media, new guidance from the U.S. federal CIO Council advises.