Hacktivist Indicted in Children's Hospital DDoS Attack

Hacktivist Indicted in Children's Hospital DDoS Attack
DDoS , Governance , Incident Response Child Custody Case Allegedly Triggered Attacks in the Name of Anonymous Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ( HealthInfoSec ) • October 25, 2016     The...
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Insider Threat: Is Anyone Paying Attention?

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Cybersecurity: Redefining Visibility and Transparency

For more than a decade, Christy Wyatt was immersed in mobile security - most recently as CEO of Good Technology. Now she has re-emerged as CEO of Dtex Systems. What...
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Thwarting Massive DDoS Attacks: What the Future Holds

Evaluating ways to thwart massive distributed denial-of-service attacks leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. In the report, you hear (click on player to listen): ISMG Security and...
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Cyber Mandates for Big Banks Would Build on Earlier Guidance

Cyber Mandates for Big Banks Would Build on Earlier Guidance
Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery , Cybersecurity , Governance Cyber Mandates for Big Banks Would Build on Earlier Guidance Regulators' Proposed Standards Would Ensure Institutions Are Taking Necessary Steps Tracy Kitten (...
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Weak Drivers Key to Compromising macOS

Weak Drivers Key to Compromising macOS
Application Security , Endpoint Security , Risk Management Weak Drivers Key to Compromising macOS Researcher Patrick Wardle Finds Ways to Get Inside the All-Important Kernel Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk )...
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Can't Stop the Mirai Malware

Can't Stop the Mirai Malware
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Anti-Malware , DDoS , Technology Can't Stop the Mirai Malware So Save Yourself, and Maybe the Rest of Us Too Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • October 25, 2016...
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DDoS Attacks Also Slammed Singapore ISP's DNS Services

DDoS Attacks Also Slammed Singapore ISP's DNS Services
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DDoS , DDoS Attacks Singapore ISP StarHub Tells Subscribers: Secure Your IoT Devices Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • October 27, 2016     StarHub's headquarters The massive attack...
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Botnet Army of 'Up to 100,000' IoT Devices Disrupted Dyn

Botnet Army of 'Up to 100,000' IoT Devices Disrupted Dyn
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Anti-Malware , DDoS , Technology Mirai Malware Drove Record-Breaking DDoS Attack Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • October 27, 2016     Mirai botnet herders use malware-infected IoT components...
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Automotive CyberSec Guidance Assessed; IBM's DDoS Apology

An evaluation of new U.S. government guidance to prevent the hacking of automotive computers and electronics leads the latest ISMG Security Report. In the report, you'll also hear (click on...
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Healthcare Sector Among Most at Risk from Social Engineering

SecurityScorecard is out with its 2016 Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Report , and it paints a grim picture about how vulnerable healthcare entities are to socially engineered schemes. CEO Aleksandr Yampolskiy...
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Shadow Brokers Says 'Trick or Treat' Over Attack Tool Leak

Shadow Brokers Says 'Trick or Treat' Over Attack Tool Leak
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Data Breach Latest Dump Purports to be List of Staging Servers Hacked by NSA Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • November 1, 2016     The latest Shadow Brokers leak...
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DDoS Stresser/Booter Services Feel the Heat

DDoS Stresser/Booter Services Feel the Heat
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Anti-Malware , DDoS , DDoS Attacks Notorious Hack Forums Blocks Offerings, But Cybercrime Services Surge On Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 1, 2016     The 19-year-old...
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Feedback for the 2016 Healthcare Security Summit - NYC

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Plan for Modernizing Federal IT, Enhancing Security Unveiled

Plan for Modernizing Federal IT, Enhancing Security Unveiled
Cybersecurity , Risk Management , Technology Obama Administration Proposes Guidelines, But Action Could Be in Hands of Next President Eric Chabrow ( GovInfoSecurity ) • October 31, 2016    ...
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Echo from the Past: Security Lessons for IT Modernization

Leading this latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: An account of the similarities between resolving the turn of the century's Y2K date problem with toughening security through IT modernization...
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Breach Response: Taking a 'Disaster Recovery' Approach

Healthcare organizations should take a disaster recovery approach to creating their breach response plans, says Joey Johnson, CISO of Premise Health. "The biggest thing missing so many times is organizations...
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Google Details Zero-Day Windows Flaw Before Patch Prepped

Google Details Zero-Day Windows Flaw Before Patch Prepped
Endpoint Security , Technology , Vendor Management Google Details Zero-Day Windows Flaw Before Patch Prepped Microsoft Slams Lack of 'Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure' Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November...
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Mirai Malware Is Still Launching DDoS Attacks

Mirai Malware Is Still Launching DDoS Attacks
Anti-Malware , DDoS , DDoS Attacks Mirai Malware Is Still Launching DDoS Attacks But Code Flaws and Attack Track-Backs Could Help Battle IoT Botnets Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec )...
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Those Suing Anthem Seek Security Audit Documents

Those Suing Anthem Seek Security Audit Documents
Audit , Data Breach , Governance Lawyers in Breach-Related Suit Argue OPM Audit Findings Are Relevant Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ( HealthInfoSec ) • November 3, 2016     Plaintiffs suing...
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