Mobile security

5 major cyberattacks and hacks of 2017

As we approach IDG Security Day on June 21, here is a glance at the major hacks, threats and ransomware attacks that shook the industry last year.

Software is the key enablement for defining security perimeter: Makarand Joshi, Citrix

Makarand Joshi, Area Vice President and Country Head – India Subcontinent at Citrix, talks about GDPR, why it bets on a software-defined perimeter, and what makes its unified workspace solution unique in the market.

Users attacked with malicious Office documents grew fourfold: Kaspersky

Attacks based on exploits are considered to be very powerful, as they do not require any additional interactions with the user and can deliver their dangerous code discreetly.

How lean development improved software security at Fannie Mae

Continual improvement methodologies strengthen security, shorten dev cycles and help the c-suite see infosec’s value.

MS Office vulnerabilities, unexplained outage puts Microsoft in a tough spot

The biggest software company in the world, Microsoft has had a rough month with significant spikes in targeted malware attacks and an out-of-the-blue Office 365 outage that threw enterprises out of gear all over the globe. 

More cyber criminals turn towards mining cryptocurrencies: Kaspersky

The experts at Kaspersky Lab found evidence showing that criminals are adding mining capacities into legitimate applications and spreading them under the guise of football broadcasting and VPN applications

SonicWall launches Capture Cloud platform to expand cybersecurity portfolio

SonicWall also is introducing new and enhanced products in its portfolio of hardware, virtual appliances and endpoint clients.

5 myths of API security

In light of Panera Bread’s API-related data breach, here what is — and isn’t — true about protecting application programming interfaces.

CISOs will have increasing influence on the top management: Biju K, Federal Bank

Businesses across the globe have started to see information security as a business priority and this alignment has enhanced the influence of CISOs on top management, says Biju K, Chief Information Security Head of Federal Bank.

ManageEngine fixes critical zero-day vulnerabilities that could affect close to 10,000 companies in India

Here’s all you need to know about ManageEngine’s zero-day vulnerabilities, and what the company has done to remediate the problem

Three out of four organizations lack proper incident response plans: IBM-Ponemon report

There’s no denying that fortifying defenses is the first step to cyber-resiliency. What takes a back seat though, is the lack of proper incident response plans. IBM-Ponemon’s 2018 cyber-resiliency study reveals 77 percent of firms lack proper incident response plans.

What is security’s role in digital transformation?

Digital transformation is front of mind for many senior executives, but too often security is left behind.