Tanium CEO’s Refreshingly Honest Take on the State of Internet Security

[unable to retrieve full-text content] On Tuesday, the wood-smoke air of California’s wildfires descended on the Bay Area as cybersecurity professionals gathered at the Palace Hotel for an industry event. I spent the morning interviewing Orion Hindawi, CEO of Tanium, the world’s highest privately valued cyber startup (worth $ 3.75 billion at last appraisal in […] Read more »

Russian Spies Rush to Exploit the Latest Flash Zero Day and More Security News This Week

There’s nothing like a hefty security freakout to start the week, and the Key Reinstallation AttackWi-Fi vulnerability—you know it as Krack—announced on Monday fit the bill. The bug is in the ubiquitous WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol, so while it fortunately doesn’t impact every single device that exists, it does affect a significant portion of them. And […] Read more »

Fed to step-up focus on payment security with study, working groups: Fed's Powell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping-up its focus on payment security as the industry reaches a “critical juncture” driven by new technologies, Federal Reserve board governor Jerome Powell said on Wednesday. Speaking at a conference in New York, Powell said the U.S. central bank would early next year launch a study analyzing […] Read more »

Security firm finds some Macs vulnerable to 'firmware' attacks

(Reuters) – Since 2015, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has tried to protect its Mac line of computers from a form of hacking that is extremely hard to detect, but it has not been entirely successful in getting the fixes to its customers, according to research released on Friday by Duo Security. Duo examined what is known […] Read more »

Apple sees sharp increase in U.S. national security requests

(Reuters) – Apple Inc has received more than three times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday. Apple said it had received between 13,250 and 13,499 national security requests affecting between 9,000 and 9,249 users. […] Read more »

Hacker Unlocks ‘High Security’ Electronic Safes Without a Trace

An unassuming, but powerful attack on the safe you might have at your house. The post Hacker Unlocks ‘High Security’ Electronic Safes Without a Trace appeared first on WIRED.Uncategorized All articles Related Posts: Gemalto & Ponemon Institute Study: Cloud Data Security Still a Challenge for Many Companies Security News This Week: Brexit Edition (Hey, at […] Read more »

Gemalto & Ponemon Institute Study: Cloud Data Security Still a Challenge for Many Companies

AMSTERDAM, July 26, 2016 – (ACN Newswire) – Despite the continued importance of cloud computing resources to organizations, companies are not … All articles Related Posts: Offshore Tech & Data: Cloud services and information mobility driving industry changes Global Cloud Database Security Software Market – By End User Industry, Vendors and Geography … Nationality in the […] Read more »

Tech leaders challenged daily to sort through a crush of new security apps

A tech leader’s day can be unpredictable, but Ginny Davis, CIO at entertainment services company Technicolor, can rely on one thing: She’s guaranteed to get an email from a new security provider urging her to check out its latest and greatest technology. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click […] Read more »

Fear Your on-Premises Security, Not the Cloud

A new research report from cloud security provider CloudLock argues that more than a quarter of cloud workloads used in corporate environments are “high risk.” Of course, CloudLock is biased; it makes a living spreading FUD about security, tapping into old-school IT fears about cloud computing. Its conclusions are largely foregone. Although this is yet another […] Read more »

Top-level domain expansion is a security risk for business computers

The explosion of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) in recent years can put enterprise computers at risk due to name conflicts between internal domain names used inside corporate networks and those that can now be registered on the public Internet. Many companies have configured their networks to use domain names, in many cases with made-up TLDs […] Read more »

Google is giving a big boost to Gmail security

Google is amping up security and protections for Gmail users, giving people a more noticeable warning if there’s a chance the government is trying to steal their password, giving warnings for dangerous links and proposing a more secure email-sending standard. See also: How to send personalized mass emails in Gmail Google announced on its blog […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: IoT security will soon be common in the enterprise, Gartner says

A fifth of all businesses will have deployed IoT-related security by the end of 2017, analyst Gartner thinks. Dedicated digital security services that are committed to “protecting business initiatives using devices and services in the Internet of Things” will be in place by then, the research and advisory company says. Gartner made the statement in […] Read more »

NSA director just admitted that government copies of encryption keys are a big security risk

The director of the NSA, Admiral Michael Rogers, just admitted at a Senate hearing that when Internet companies provide copies of encryption keys to law enforcement, the risk of hacks and data theft goes way up. The government has been pressuring technology companies to provide the encryption keys that it can use to access data […] Read more »

Total Defense Announces New Cloud Security Platform

Total Defense Announces New Cloud Security Platform Redwood Shores, Calif., May 22, 2012 – Total Defense, Inc., the leading provider of solutions to combat the growing threat of cybercrime, today announced the launch of Total Defense Cloud Security, an integrated cloud based SaaS (Security as a Service) … Read more on Dark Reading Ajubeo, LLC […] Read more »

Dome9 Security Introduces One-Click Cloud Server Secure Access

Dome9 Security Introduces One-Click Cloud Server Secure Access By MyHostNews.com Web Host News – SAN MATEO, CA – Dome9 Security™, the leading provider of cloud security firewall management for public and private clouds, as well as for dedicated and virtual private servers (VPS), today announced the availability … Read more on MyHostNews.com (press release) Report: […] Read more »

How Cloud Computing is Forcing Us to Rethink Data Security

Traditional IT security models focus on building a secure perimeter around corporate infrastructure. This is akin to the classic fortress mentality of putting up walls and surrounding those walls with additional defenses. If anything gets inside the walls, all bets are off. HP Enterprise & Cloud Security Strategist, Rafal Los, argues that this model is […] Read more »