Anthem Breach Reveals Healthcare Data Is on the Critical List in 2015

By: February 5, 2015
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Anthem, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, revealed late Wednesday that the personal information of as many as 80 million customers and employees was stolen in a “sophisticated” cyber attack. According to multiple reports, the purloined information included names,… Read More

Cyber Security is now a “Sinking Ship”

By: February 4, 2015
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We in the cyber security industry have done you a disservice. We wanted you to get interested, excited and involved. We wanted you to have a little crush on what we do. We needed a metaphor that you could access… Read More

Point-of-Sale Security for Dummies: The Current State of POS Security

By: February 3, 2015
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By Chris Strand and Jim DeLorenzo Cybercrime impacted retailers at an unprecedented level in 2014 and there’s no reason to expect any improvement in 2015. The point-of-sale (POS) environment is the target of many attacks because they can open the… Read More

It’s Time We Move from “Threat-Hunting” to “Risk-Hunting”

By: February 2, 2015
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It’s an unprecedented time to be in the world of cyber defense. Malicious actors are becoming more aggressive both in scope and frequency. The public is asking why they need a new credit card every month. The President is saying… Read More

Podcast: Cybercrime Headlines and a Chat With Bit9 + Carbon Black’s CTO

By: January 30, 2015
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In Episode 11 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the gang discusses cybercrime targets from the past week including Malaysian Airlines, TopFace, AT&T and, yes, Taylor Swift, as well as some other attack methods and vulnerabilities that made headlines recently…. Read More

As EMV Deadline Approaches, Retailers May Be Distracted from Key Security Priorities

By: January 30, 2015
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Over the last few months, there has been much talk of the impending EMV chip-and-PIN technology deadline issued by the major card brands and supported by regulatory standards organizations, such as PCI SSC, and the U.S. government. Any business that… Read More