Finnish security firm F-Secure revealed the new service as an addition to the company's existing Internet Security 2013 antivirus and works by blocking any connections that could potentially compromise the device while banking online.
At a time when cyberattacks on America's critical infrastructure have increased 17-fold (between 2009 and 2011), the need for highly trained cybersecurity professionals is acute. However, 83% of federal hiring managers in a recent survey said it was extremely difficult to find well-trained cybersecurity professionals and a projected shortfall of 20,000 to more than 40,000 people is expected in the years to come.
With mobile malware becoming an increasing risk, it is important to be educated about the risks and how to protect your mobile device. Check out this helpful infographic created by software company Bullguard that explains the current state of mobile malware.
The Websense TRITON solution provides enterprises with the deep protection, forensics and visibility necessary to understand: which individuals are subject to attacks; cybercrime tactics and methods; attack communications and destinations; and what data is being targeted.
Following new SEC guidance issued in the US relating to disclosure of cybersecurity risks in company filings, public companies are beginning to be measured by regulators and investors on the strength of their cybersecurity solution and ability to protect intellectual property and customer data.
Google is embarking on an effort to notify Internet users if their computers or home routers are still infected with the DNSChanger Trojan, a piece of sophisticated malware that has compromised an estimated 500,000 systems.
While different hacktivist "groups" such as LulzSec and Anonymous have various motives and purposes for their attacks, studies of the methods utilized in the wild reflect that most hacktivists have a preference for the same tools that penetration testers use.