Using Market Pressures to Improve Cybersecurity

BLACK HAT USA 2017, Aug. 3 — Post-MedSec, Chris Wysopal of Veracode visits the Dark Reading News Desk to discuss what impact the investor community — if not consumers — can have on squashing vulnerabilities and improving cybersecurity. Read full news article on dark READING  

Nottinghamshire County Council Exposes Elderly, Disabled PII for 5 Years

The Nottinghamshire County Council in the UK has been fined £70,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for leaving vulnerable people’s personal information exposed online for five years. The UK’s Data Protection Act requires organizations to take appropriate measures to keep personal data secure, especially when dealing with sensitive information. Read full news article on Infosecurity … Read more

OurMine Takes Down WikiLeaks—Again

OurMine, the hacking group that claims to just really care about their victims’ security profiles, is back, after apparently hacking WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks’ website was defaced this morning, with the homepage at WikiLeaks.org displaying a message that indicated that its efforts in this case were not altruistic (even in a lip-service kind of way): Read full … Read more

The biggest challenges in mobile security

In the past 20 years, we have seen a boom in mobile adoption and the arrival of the Internet of Things, but recently these advancements have been overshadowed by cybersecurity attacks which have targeted celebrities, the NHS and even the CIA. As a result, concerns for our online and mobile security have sky rocketed for … Read more