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Attribution Games: Don't Rush to Blame

Experts Decry Attempts to Rapidly Attribute Winter Olympics HackingFollowing the online attack against the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, some pundits were quick to guess…

Equifax Gets a New CISO

Jamil Farshchi Moves From Home Depot to Beleaguered Credit BureauAfter suffering one of the worst data breaches in history, in which 145.5 million U.S. consumers’ personal details were stolen, credit…

Is US Computer Crime Justice Draconian?

Prosecutors Cry ‘Deterrence’ to Justify Lengthy Sentences. Who’s Deterred?Is U.S. computer crime justice draconian? That’s one obvious question following England’s Court of Appeal ruling that suspected hacker Lauri Love would…

Australia's New Payments Platform: Privacy Concerns

Pro: Payment System Confirms Recipient Information. Con: It Could Be AbusedAustralia’s real-time payments platform, which launched last week, includes a feature designed to reduce fraud and erroneous payments. Ironically, the…

Russia's Election Meddling: CIA Offensive at the Ready

Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: U.S. intelligence chiefs warn Congress that Russia’s information operations continue, while Europol says criminals love cryptocurrencies, both for stealing via scams…

Russian Indictments: 'It's About Time'

Cyber intelligence expert Tom Kellermann discusses the significance and impact of the announcement that 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities were indicted Friday for allegedly meddling in the 2016…

Tips for Making Security Technology Purchase Decisions

How can organizations decide what security technologies best meet their needs? CISO Mark Eggleston shares his tips for making the right purchase decisions. Source: Bank Info Security Tips for…

Out for Justice: Feds Battle Trolls

Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: The Department of Justice indicts Russians for allegedly running an industrialized troll factory designed to influence U.S. politics. Also, a feature…

Live Webinar: How to Combat Targeted Business Email Compromise Attacks

Source: Bank Info Security Live Webinar: How to Combat Targeted Business Email Compromise Attacks

How to Keep Your Endpoints Safe from Cybercrime

Source: Bank Info Security How to Keep Your Endpoints Safe from Cybercrime

White House Says It's Been 'Very Tough' on Russia

Russia’s US Election Interference: Trump Administration Defends ResponseAfter a U.S. indictment charged Russians with running a troll factory that interfered in U.S. elections, groups tracking online disinformation campaigns warn that…

Mitigating the Insider Threat: Lessons From PNB Fraud Case

After PNB Incident, Security Practitioners Discuss Technologies to Mitigate RisksNow that it’s been confirmed that an insider at Punjab National Bank paved the way for $1.8 billion in fraudulent transactions,…

Anatomy of a Russian Information Warfare Campaign

Cost of Troll Farm: $15 Million. Impact: PricelessWant to meddle with a democracy? Just use its social media outlets against it to amplify already existing social divisions. That’s the quick…

SEC Releases Updated Cybersecurity Guidance

Regulator Demands More Risk Disclosure, Better Insider Trading PoliciesThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has released revised guidance “to assist public companies in preparing disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents.”…

Czech President Wants Hacker 'Extradited to Russia' Not US

The Czech Republic’s pro-Moscow president has repeatedly lobbied for a Russian hacker held in Prague and wanted by the US to be extradited to Russia, the justice minister was quoted…

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