The Network Security Trident – Going Beyond Compliance

First and foremost, I am not a big fan of “compliance.”  I say that with some reluctance because there are certainly some positive aspects of the notion.  The PCI/DSS standard provides an effective and comprehensive framework that organizations can use to help shape...

Be Empowered Online – Practice Good Cloud Security

Ongoing exfiltration of photos from celebrity iCloud accounts brings the idea of personal privacy close to home because celebrities, like most people, have no idea that anyone with a little initiative could invade their personal phone and photographs. When the most...

Nearly All Home Depot Stores Hit by Card Breach

Tuesday morning was marked by a rise in activity in the cybercrime underground, specifically in the stolen credit and debit card department.  Two huge batches of cards were unloaded Tuesday afternoon in an online card dump; one was labled “European...

US Financial Institutions Breach Increasing in Scope

Last week Bloomberg News reported cyber-attacks on US financial systems and the theft of gigabytes of sensitive data that could be used to empty bank accounts.  A zero-day flaw in bank networks allowed a malicious web application to extract personal information of...