Cybersecurity experts from the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) will present on April 30 a free, virtual event on current research and development aimed at securing an organization's cyber future.
Dutch banks say a cyberattack has affected their online services, but did not breach the security of customers' accounts. The Netherlands Association of Banks says Dutch and some foreign banks were hit by a denial-of-service attack.
Rentsys Recovery Services, a provider of comprehensive disaster recovery solutions for banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders and other organizations, announced the launch of its new Customer On-Boarding Process. The on-boarding process was designed to prepare financial institutions for a more efficient recovery following a disaster and to prepare for an audit.
Hackers apparently broke into at least two of North Korea's government-run online sites, as tensions rose on the Korean Peninsula. The North's Uriminzokkiri Twitter and Flickr accounts stopped sending out content typical of that posted by the regime in Pyongyang, such as photos ofNorth's leader Kim Jong Un meeting with military officials.
Silver Peak Systems has introduced a new family of downloadable software products that are purpose-built for storage professionals to accelerate offsite data replication workloads. The new Silver Peak VRX-2, VRX-4 and VRX-8 software products combine data acceleration technology with flexible pricing.
The U.S. has taken its first real swipe at China following accusations that the Beijing government is behind a widespread and systemic hacking campaign targeting U.S. businesses. A new provision effectively bars much of the U.S. government from buying information technology made by companies linked to the Chinese government.
It's a good bet that in the not-so-distant future, aerial drones will be part of everyday life in the U.S. Far from the killing machines whose missiles incinerate terrorists overseas, these generally small, unmanned aircraft will help police departments find missing people.
Victims of a massive Utah health department data breach are getting another year of identity theft protection. Health department ombudsman Sheila Walsh-McDonald says state lawmakers approved $1 million to extend credit monitoring for a second year.
A record-breaking cyberattack targeting an anti-spam watchdog group has sent ripples of disruption coursing across the Web. Spamhaus, a site responsible for keeping ads for bogus weight-loss pills out of the world's inboxes, said it had been buffeted by the monster denial-of-service attack since mid-March.
Six months after a hacker stole the personal data of millions of South Carolina taxpayers, legislators are moving past finger-pointing hearings on who to blame and focusing on how to prevent another massive breach. Meanwhile, the cost to taxpayers continues to climb.
Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronized cyberattack in South Korea last week. But in Seoul, the focus is fixed on North Korea, which South Korean security experts say has been training a team of computer-savvy "cyber warriors" as cyberspace becomes a fertile battleground in the nations' rivalry.
In an embarrassing twist to a co-ordinated cyberattack on six major South Korean companies this week, investigators said they wrongly identified a Chinese Internet Protocol address as the source. "We were careless in our efforts to double-check and triple-check," KCC official Lee Seung-won told reporters.
Bored with classes? Carnegie Mellon University and one of the government's top spy agencies want to interest high school students in a game of computer hacking. Their goal with "Toaster Wars" is to cultivate the nation's next generation of cyber warriors in offensive and defensive strategies.
In the leadup to the11th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 22-24, 2013 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, Continuity Insights sat down with Ron Martel, Development Executive at IBM Business Continuity & Resiliency Services, to discuss the impact of data breaches and the importance of thinking on multiple dimensions.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT Join us as we review and discuss the findings from our 2013 Crisis Communications Survey, in which we surveyed more than 300 organizations to determine how social media platforms are being used. The experts will offer practical answers to social media implementation questions.
October 28-29 at the New York Executive Conference Center, New York, NY. Continuity Insights New York is a two-day regional event that will feature recognized authorities sharing best practices, timely information, and leading strategies for a more resilient business, entity and community.
China's foreign minister rejected accusations that the country's military was behind massive hacking attacks on U.S. and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation in policing the Internet. Yang Jiechi is the highest-level Chinese official to comment on the claims made in a widely endorsed report last month by U.S. cybersecurity firm Mandiant.
Hackers targeted the websites of telephone operators in the Czech Republic after similar attacks this week affected major banks and leading media companies. Police are investigating the unusual wave of attacks that started on Monday, and are cooperating with their colleagues from other countries in their probe.
Leaders from across the District of Columbia municipal government gathered last April for a summit on cybersecurity, where they agreed in writing on the need to improve computer safety training for its workers.
ExaGrid Systems, Inc., the leader in scalable and cost-effective disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, and ATScloud, the premiere hybrid-cloud solution provider, have announced a partnership to offer cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service. New and existing customers can replicate their backup data.
nScaled, provider of online backup and disaster recovery service solutions, has announced that its enterprise-class recovery as a service (RaaS) solution now supports NetApp storage systems. The nScaled service puts comprehensive disaster recovery squarely in the hands of business professionals.
The military's new medal for cyber warriors should get a demotion, according to veterans groups and lawmakers who say it shouldn't outrank such revered honors as the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. The Distinguished Warfare Medal is a sign of the changing nature of war.
McAfee announced that it has received high marks from NSS Labs in two recently published corporate endpoint protection reports. McAfee’s core endpoint anti-malware products achieved the highest block rate and an overall score of 97 percent of all threats being blocked in the exploit protection test of the NSS Labs Corporate End Point Security Detection report.
China's military said Thursday that overseas computer hackers targeted two of its websites an average of 144,000 times per month last year, with almost two-thirds of the attacks originating in the United States. The claim follows accusations last week by American cybersecurity company Mandiant that Chinese military-backed cyberspies infiltrated overseas networks.
Cyber warfare experts have long noted a Monday-through-Friday pattern in the intensity of attacks believed to come from Chinese sources, though there has been little evidence released publicly directly linking the Chinese military to the attacks.