Two servers that have protected hundreds of thousands of Internet users will be shuttered early next week, meaning that a number of people won't be able to access the Internet. But for most users, the event will go unnoticed. Here's why.
People receiving IT security graduate degrees are highly educated, but as the Center for Internet Security's William Pelgrin says, "We have a deficit of those individuals who can pick up the ball and run with it very quickly." He's doing something about that.
LinkedIn contends it had on staff world-class security experts when nearly 6.5 million members' hashed passwords were pilfered, although the social media company has neither a chief information officer nor chief information security officer.
Global Payments Inc., the breached payments processor, now says the scope of its self-discovered data breach may be broader than initially reported and involve personal data collected from merchant customers.
Israel is being blamed - or, perhaps, taking credit - for the creation of Flame, the sophisticated cyberspyware that has targeted organizations in the Middle East, especially its mortal enemy, the government of Iran.