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Firewalls and firefights

Firewalls and firefights | Security | Scoop.it
“IF SOMEONE is shooting at you, the last thing you should focus on is the calibre of the bullet,” says George Kurtz, the boss of CrowdStrike, a young tech...
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Hacker who cracks Apple's fingerprint scanner to win booze, cash and bitcoins (Wired UK)

Hacker who cracks Apple's fingerprint scanner to win booze, cash and bitcoins (Wired UK) | Security | Scoop.it
A prize of more than $13,000 in cash, bitcoins and booze is being offered to the first hacker to crack the fingerprint scanner on Apple's newly released iPhone 5S
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US Information Security and Privacy Board Expresses Concerns about Management of Cybersecurity in Wireless Medical Devices : Inside Privacy : Washington DC Lawyer and Attorney for Data Security, FC...

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Concerns about management of cybersecurity in wireless medical devices.

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Cybersquatters descend on royal baby

Cybersquatters descend on royal baby | Security | Scoop.it
Opportunistic cybersquatters have snapped up royal baby-related web addresses in their hundreds, with some on sale for up to £10,000.
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US: 4 Russians, 1 Ukrainian hacked corporations over 7 years, losses in hundreds of millions

Four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian have been charged with running a sophisticated hacking organization that penetrated major American computer networks.
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The World's Biggest Data Breaches in One Stunning Visualization

The World's Biggest Data Breaches in One Stunning Visualization | Security | Scoop.it
We hear about major data breaches and hacks all of the time, but it's hard to conceptualize what it really means. This visualization will open your eyes.
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A map of the main data breaches. Not only Technology companies are at target but also the video gaming industry, healtare, finance.

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Lloyds Risk Index: Cyber crime is a top three issue for CEOs

Lloyds Risk Index: Cyber crime is a top three issue for CEOs | Security | Scoop.it
An Ipsos survey for Lloyds Risk Index 2013 has found that cyber risk is a major concern for CEOs and senior executives
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Identity Theft Speaker: Selling Second Hand Devices Can Lead To Identity Theft @McAfee

http://robertsiciliano.com/blog/2012/02/26/i-found-your-data-on-that-used-device-you-sold/ Over the past 15 years, the increasingly rapid evolution of techno...
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Attack services and databases of personal details are widely available online

Attack services and databases of personal details are widely available online | Security | Scoop.it
Millions of personal details and attack services are available via a simple online search.
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Cybercrime does pay, study finds - Computer Business Review

Cybercrime does pay, study finds - Computer Business Review | Security | Scoop.it
McAfee has published a report on cybercrime revealing just how easy it is for cybercriminals to buy your personal details online.
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Gartner: 7 major trends forcing IT security pros to change - Network World

Gartner: 7 major trends forcing IT security pros to change - Network World | Security | Scoop.it
MSPmentor Gartner: 7 major trends forcing IT security pros to change Network World Ray Wagner, managing vice president of Gartner's secure business enablement group, summed up these forces at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in...
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Gartner estimates by 2020, 75% of IT budgets will be set aside for rapid detection and response approaches, up from less than 10% in 2012

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Device proliferation – Ready or not, here it comes | Latest Thinking

Device proliferation – Ready or not, here it comes | Latest Thinking | Security | Scoop.it
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News & Events - Global Information Risk Management Recruitment

News & Events - Global Information Risk Management Recruitment | Security | Scoop.it
Cyber crime and data breaches cost the UK economy £27 billion last year.
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Vodafone Germany discloses details about data breach affecting 2m customers

Vodafone Germany discloses details about data breach affecting 2m customers | Security | Scoop.it
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ispab_feb2013_cybersecurity-questions_4ceos_handout1.pdf

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Cybersecurity questions for the CEO.

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Anonymous releases final list of FEMA contacts

Anonymous releases final list of FEMA contacts | Security | Scoop.it
The hacker collective Anonymous releases a third and final round of FEMA contacts.
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How to Secure Social Media Accounts - eSecurity Planet

How to Secure Social Media Accounts - eSecurity Planet | Security | Scoop.it
While there is much debate over social media's impact on productivity, it clearly creates security risks. These simple practices should keep employees’ social media use from endangering the enterprise.
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Five bods wrongly cuffed thanks to bungled comms snooping in UK • The Register

Five bods wrongly cuffed thanks to bungled comms snooping in UK • The Register | Security | Scoop.it
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Cyber threats at highest level ever, say MPs

Cyber threats at highest level ever, say MPs | Security | Scoop.it
Despite the increased profile of cyber security threats, counter-terrorism work remains the primary focus of the UK’s intelligence and security agencies, says ISC chair Malcolm Rifkind
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cyber-threat-intelligence-final3.pdf

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The full KPMG report about Threat Intelligence

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Crimelords: Stolen credit cards... keep 'em. It's all about banking logins now • The Register

Crimelords: Stolen credit cards... keep 'em. It's all about banking logins now • The Register | Security | Scoop.it
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Gather and act on intelligence, says KPMG report

Gather and act on intelligence, says KPMG report | Security | Scoop.it
UK organisations may accept that cyber threats are growing, but many do not have the capability to adequately deal with online attacks.
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The report recommends that business leaders should adopt the same tactics used by law enforcement agencies to ensure their focus is on the right risks, and that intelligence is gathered in an orderly, rather than reactive, manner.  

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Big Data Innovation - Driving Business Success

Big Data Innovation - Driving Business Success | Security | Scoop.it
The sheer amount of data in our world grows minute by minute and the analysis of large data sets – known as big data – will undoubtedly set the stage for competition.
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Larry Ponemon on securing regulated data in healthcare: Q&A - HealthITSecurity.com

Larry Ponemon on securing regulated data in healthcare: Q&A HealthITSecurity.com Though mobile applications that share files through the cloud such as Box and DropBox can be appealing to consumers, the Ponemon Institute has found that these types...
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