Security

‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Armed with a card number, researchers tricked websites into helping them guess the expiry date and CVV.

F-Secure to acquire MWR InfoSecurity

The acquisition is a significant milestone in the execution of F-Secure’s growth strategy, and makes it the largest European single source of cyber security services and detection and response solutions.

Fortinet introduces ML capabilities to its FortiWeb web application firewall

The new innovations to FortiWeb provide a dramatic increase in detecting web application threats with nearly 100 percent accuracy.

Does cyber insurance make us more (or less) secure?

Underwriting cyber risk remains more art than science, but in the absence of regulation, cyber insurance might still be the best hope for improving cybersecurity practices across the board — at least for now.

AMP appoints data scientist to cyber team to meet ‘audacious’ target

Last year, AMP’s cyber team took a “fairly audacious target” to the board: bring down the number of cyber security vulnerabilities across the company by ten to 15 per cent every month.

Cisco’s David Goeckeler talks security, networking, software and SD-WAN outlook

Goeckeler, Cisco executive vice president and general manager, masterminds the company’s network and security strategy which now features ever more emphasis on software.

Trend Micro expands security solutions for containers

This component provides continuous container image scanning to complement the existing Deep Security runtime container protection.

No, We Didn't Get Hacked: Dixons' PC World loses customer data in cyber attack

As reported by Reuters earlier this week, British mobile phone and electrical retail chain Dixons Carphone has reported their second major cyber attack in three years after discovering unauthorised access to the payment data of PC World retail customers.

China's data privacy law came into effect this May - and it was inspired by GDPR

This year China quietly released the final version of a new data privacy standard that goes even further than the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and places EU and Chinese data legislation on a far more level footing than American data law.

Cloud security doesn’t raise alarm bells: Jay Chaudhry, Zscaler

The shiny network appliances in organizations’ security infra are irrelevant as cloud is now a professionally managed utility, says Jay Chaudhry, founder & CEO at Zscaler.

CSO Alert: 5 major cyberattacks and hacks of 2017

Your weekly update of everything security has a special announcement to make this week. Stay tuned till the end to know more!

Dr. Anup Ghosh appointed MD for Accenture Security

Ghosh will bring his technology focused background and executive leadership to lead strategic technology investments.