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  • Meru Cabs: Mobile Security Lessons

    Why Organizations Need to Ensure Secure App Development Varun Haran - May 29, 2015
    Meru Cabs: Mobile Security Lessons

    Mobile app-based ecommerce is surging forward in India's smartphone-saturated market. After Meru Cabs' data exposure earlier in May, security experts analyze legal liability, secure development & incident response.

  • PCI: 5 New Security Requirements

    New Task Force Created to Assist Smaller Merchants Tracy Kitten - May 27, 2015
    PCI: 5 New Security Requirements

    Five best practices noted in version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard will become requirements after June 30, with remote access and third-party risks the key focus - particularly for smaller merchants.

  • IRS: 100,000 Taxpayer Accounts Breached

    Stolen PII Helped Hackers Evade Authentication Defenses Eric Chabrow - May 26, 2015
    IRS: 100,000 Taxpayer Accounts Breached

    Using personal information gained from third-party sources to circumvent authentication protections, hackers breached 100,000 accounts of taxpayers who had used the IRS's "Get Transcript" application, which has been temporarily shuttered.

  • Banking's New Channels, Threats

    Cisco's Srinivasan on the Evolving Threat Landscape for Banks Varun Haran - May 26, 2015
    Banking's New Channels, Threats

    Banking is no longer just about bricks-and-mortar. With institutions increasingly adopting Web and mobile banking, the threat landscape is changing. Cisco's Pravin Srinivasan shares insight for practitioners.

  • Threat Intelligence in Right Context

    FireEye's Costanzo Calls for 'Re-Imagining' Security Geetha Nandikotkur - May 23, 2015
    Threat Intelligence in Right Context

    With growing vulnerabilities and changing cyberthreats, CISOs must leverage threat intelligence models to gauge attackers' motives, says FireEye's Rich Costanzo, who calls on CISOs to "re-imagine" security.

  • Dating Website Breach Spills Secrets

    Darknet Dump Offers 3.9 Million Users' Personal Details Mathew J. Schwartz - May 22, 2015
    Dating Website Breach Spills Secrets

    One of the world's largest dating websites - self-described "thriving sex community" AdultFriendFinder.com - is investigating reports of a data leak containing details of 3.9 million users' personal details and sexual preferences.

  • In Britain, Malware No. 1 Cyberthreat

    Zeus Banking Trojan Threats Still Dominate, CERT-UK Warns Mathew J. Schwartz - May 22, 2015
    In Britain, Malware No. 1 Cyberthreat

    Britain's computer emergency response team - CERT-UK - reports that malware remains the dominant mode of online attack for cybercriminals, and Zeus their most preferred tool of choice. But the team is promoting a free information-alert service to help.

  • Limiting 'Intrusion Software' Exports

    Plan Aims to Foil Adversaries from Buying Zero-Day Exploits Eric Chabrow - May 21, 2015
    Limiting 'Intrusion Software' Exports

    A U.S. Department of Commerce proposal to restrict the export of so-called "intrusion software" to prevent foreign adversaries from acquiring zero-day exploits has raised concern in the developer community.

  • Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    Don't Rush to Fix 20-Year-Old Flaw, Experts Say Mathew J. Schwartz - May 21, 2015
    Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    While the "Logjam" vulnerability raises serious concerns, there's no need to rush related patches into place, according to several information security experts. Learn the key issues, and how organizations must respond

  • Application Security: 5 Must-Haves

    OWASP's Soi on Securing the Application Lifecycle Geetha Nandikotkur - May 21, 2015
    Application Security: 5 Must-Haves

    In an application-driven economy, are security leaders paying enough attention to application-level security? OWASP's Dhruv Soi speaks on how to ensure security in the application development lifecycle.

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