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  • Will Executive Order Impact Cybercrime?

    Obama Calls for Sanctioning Suspected Attackers Mathew J. Schwartz - April 1, 2015
    Will Executive Order Impact Cybercrime?

    Some legal and security experts are questioning the potential effectiveness of President Obama's new executive order that allows the U.S. government to block or seize the assets of individuals suspected of launching significant cyber-attacks

  • SEBI: Firms Must Disclose Fraud

    Listed Companies Urged to Report Incidents Within 24 Hours Geetha Nandikotkur - April 1, 2015
    SEBI: Firms Must Disclose Fraud

    SEBI directs listed companies to disclose to stock exchanges all events/information related to any fraud as it occurs. CISOs welcome the move and seek a strong GRC culture with a structured risk management process.

  • A Fresh Look at Application Security

    Expert Says Standard Coding Process Is Essential Geetha Nandikotkur - March 31, 2015
    A Fresh Look at Application Security

    Application security is not keeping pace with evolving attacks, says Prasenjit Saha, a CEO at the consultancy Happiest Minds Technologies. One problem: lack of a standard, secure coding process in the application development life cycle.

  • China Delays Tough Bank Tech Rules

    Banking Suppliers Would Have to Share Source Code Mathew J. Schwartz - March 30, 2015
    China Delays Tough Bank Tech Rules

    Chinese officials have reportedly agreed to delay some banking-sector requirements aimed at foreign technology vendors, who were instructed to submit to rigorous audits and to add government-approved backdoors to their products.

  • Court Kills Part of Kerala Police Act

    Section 118 (d) Ruled Unconstitutional Geetha Nandikotkur - March 30, 2015
    Court Kills Part of Kerala Police Act

    The Supreme Court has quashed Section 118 (d) of the Kerala Police Act for violating the fundamental right of freedom. Some cyberlaw experts call it a short-sighted decision that will deter the fight against cybercrime.

  • PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts Debate Whether Advice Goes Far Enough Tracy Kitten - March 30, 2015
    PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts debate the value of new PCI guidance for how businesses should use penetration testing to identify network vulnerabilities that could be exploited for malicious activity. Does the new advice go far enough?

  • GitHub DDoS Attack Traces to China

    Disruption Appears to Target Anti-Censorship Tools Mathew J. Schwartz - March 30, 2015
    GitHub DDoS Attack Traces to China

    DDoS attackers have been targeting the popular code-sharing website GitHub. Security experts say the massive attacks appear to have originated from China and been designed to disrupt access to GitHub-hosted anti-censorship tools.

  • Tech Start-Up Slack Technologies Hacked

    Company Rolls Out Two-Factor Authentication Post-Attack Marianne Kolbasuk McGee - March 27, 2015
    Tech Start-Up Slack Technologies Hacked

    Slack Technologies, a tech start-up that offers a group chat tool, announces it's rolling out two-factor authentication after hackers breached a database of user profile information.

  • Fighting U.S. Card Data Fraud Overseas

    Feds Advocate Law Changes to Ease Prosecution of Fraudsters Mathew J. Schwartz - March 26, 2015
    Fighting U.S. Card Data Fraud Overseas

    To help take down global "carding" rings, the U.S. Justice Department wants to expand current law so it can prosecute those who commit fraud anywhere in the world that involves U.S. payment card data.

  • Indian Banks Wary of Payment Card Risks

    Government Initiative Stirs New Security Concerns Geetha Nandikotkur - March 26, 2015
    Indian Banks Wary of Payment Card Risks

    While the Indian finance ministry has announced incentives for banks to curb cash transactions and encourage the use of payment cards, security experts caution CISOs about authentication and fraud risk.

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